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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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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New Zealand
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Beautiful peak with a 360 degrees view. You can see the panoramic views of the Ruahine, Kaweka and Maungaharuru Ranges and Cape Kidnappers. The volcano Ruapehu, in the centre of Tongariro National Park, is also visible on a clear day, but when I was there, it wasn't. You can do paragliding there, I didn't. There are nice walks around.

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Sydney, Australia
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22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

On a good clear day you can see Mount Ruapehu in the distance as well as spectacular views of Havelock North, Hastings, Napier, the Tukituki Valley and the ocean. There are some great walks and mountain bike trails. Take a packed lunch and plenty of water, especially if it is a hot day.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Had good time at Te Mata Peak, the weather was very clear, could see for ever. the drive up to the top as great and had the place to ourselves.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Amazing view. Take a jacket! Wind is chilly. Very interesting standing so high above sea level yet still standing on seashells :-)

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Very informative telling the story of the Maori from long ago to present day. Wood carvers and weavers are there showing their skills. There is a concert of Maori songs. You can walk a path to see geysers hot springs and hot mud pools. A must see sight.

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Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The view is amazing, if you are super fit try jogging up to the top. There is a restaurant which is nearly at the peak if you want to go 3/4 and stop and eat.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Being the only people at the peak was fantastic. Don't get me wrong, the lookout is big enough for bus loads, but it was the only time I've been here with no one else around except my wife. Not only are the views breath-taking, the solitude allows for you to have one of those rear spiritual moments with the one... More

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Vincennes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I liked the treak until the top of the hill. And if you are tired you can park your car at the top too. I liked the panoramic view

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