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Bluff Hill

Bluff, New Zealand
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Bluff
Type: Outdoors
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Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Wow what a view. 360 degrees of unobstructed scenery. It was blowing a gale and we could hardly stand up,but I suspect that is pretty much what you get in Bluff. Awesome view out to Stewart Island. Great place to tick off your bucket list, beautiful Invercargill a short drive away.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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49 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Freezing day and hard to stay out of the car, but I could still just glimpse Stewart Island. The view off toward Invercargill was pretty spectacular as well. It's well worth driving up the hill.

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Peachland, Canada
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The view from the top of Bluff Hill are amazing. You get an unobstructed view of the various islands around Bluff.

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Invercargill
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11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There are two ways to get to the viewing platform at the top of the hill, the easy way is by car although you could always bike up and that will certainly challenge even the best of you. The other is to walk using one of the coastal tracks through native bush with the opportunity to see a wide variety... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Very picturesque but the locals don't even like it. Just about everybody I spoke to talked the town down. The Government official were (supposedly) strangling the fishing industry, people were moving out...etc, etc...etc. What i found was a lovely place an well worth the trip from Invergaill. If you want to survive do it from a positive position not one... More 

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Bytom, Poland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Nice view from the top. There are very little people on the trails even in the middle of the season, so it's a soothing solitude experience.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Located near Invercargill in South Island of New Zealand, the countryside route with hills and dales to Bluff is as beautiful as the destination itself. Bluff is a must-visit - a walk along the bush gives you the experience of twittering birds or a climb to the lookout with the wind blowing you away offers a panoramic view of Hawke's... More 

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East Maitland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Cold, windy but the sun was shining. Some great walks around Bluff Hill, and right at the top is the lookout - wow the view is really breathtaking

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Pukekohe East, Auckland, New Zealand
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

360 degree views from up here. A bit of information on some signs about NZ. A map names all the islands you can see (if it's a clear day)

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Perth
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368 attraction reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Driving up the very steep road I was wondering if it was worth it...until we got to the top and the views were definitely worth it. It is still a bit of a drive from Invercargill but if you are in the area it's worth a visit. I have to say I was not too keen on seeing the industry... More 

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