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Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Peak Road | This Visitor Attraction Is in Havelock North (Part of Hastings) Not Napier, Napier, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Napier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Lookouts
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Oxford
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We did a fairly quick visit, driving up to the Summit car park to see the views. It was a very warm clear sunny day. Not too busy. Really enjoyed it. The views were amazing Well worth a visit. On a cooler day with more time we would have enjoyed some of the walks. The top section of the drive... More

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Hong Kong, China
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7,854 helpful votes 7,854 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

During our last trip to Hawkes Bay we decided to visit both Te Mata Peak and the Bluff Hill Lookout (Napier). While we enjoyed both places, we felt that the Ta Mata Peak viewpoint was much more impressive. You do have to drive a bit from Napier to find the Te Mata Peak, out near Havelock North but the drive... More

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Norfolk
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Fantastic views. Well worth the scary drive up to the top. Easy drive from Napier. Go on a clear day as the peak can be covered in cloud.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Have been before, but had friends with us that had not been to Hawkes Bay before. Had forgotten how spectacular this place is. It is on a must see list if you are in the area

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Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Always amazed by the views of Hawkes Bay ... gives a fantastic "overview" of the geography of the area, from city to sea to rivers to countryside. Well worth the slightly scary drive!

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Wild majestic beautiful stunning and clear views to the mountains - rain or shine, calm or windy, this is not to be missed

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Rothwell, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Incredible but demanding drive to the top but well worth the effort. Fantastic views, take a picnic and enjoy.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Worth the drive up to the top. No walking is really required except the last 20 yards. Bring a ice cream or halfway up is a great cafe with views. Good for whole family. Gliders launch from the top if u are lucky you get to watch but a 100ft fall off the side is not for me :)

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

5 of us went to waiting for sunrise, although is freezing and sleepy that time, but is a good memory for us.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My friends and I liked the surrounding hills and vista to East, great driving road up the hill to the summit.

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