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Te Mata Peak

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Address: Te Mata Peak Road, Hastings 4130, New Zealand
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a good place to walk and enjoy the views, good exercise and scenery, also birdlife to enjoy. a good place to take visitors to Hawke's Bay

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Hastings, New Zealand
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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

a good place to walk and enjoy the views, good exercise and scenery, also birdlife to enjoy. a good place to take visitors to Hawke's Bay

Thank cherandgarth
Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

For a simply stunning typical (though what is typical when we have everything) New Zealand view, don't miss out on the beauty of this lovely place. And, it's free! Try to choose a day that is clear and not too windy. You will be impressed.

Thank MalandRex
Nokomis, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our tour bus took us up on a beautiful sunny day as a part of an excursion, and we were super excited when we learned we'd be climbing to the top of this amazing peak in the distance from Napier and Havelock North. It took a lot of very careful driving for us to finally reach the summit and pile... More 

Thank Leejoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We rode the peak, some up trails and road and then the goat track down. It was pretty cool, great views. The downhill section was sketchy in places and an Enduro or DH bike would be best.

Thank Tony P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Can see the mountains to the west, the sea on the east, orchards and vineyards below - got to be up there to really see it. Excellent views up at the 'summit'. Suitable for both the athlete or ones who prefer the automobile. A well sealed, narrow road to the summit allows for everyone to share the experience. It can... More 

Thank Kaitrip1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Chasing the sun set up to te mata peak. Perfect place to catch a breath after a cycle up, walk up, or even drive up to enjoy the 360 birds eye views of hawkes bay

Thank warrenb337
Feilding, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Been to the peak a few times now and don't think you could ever get board with the place. If you can try walking up rather than driving to the carpark at the top. The walk seems to make the 360 degree views look even more majestic. Obviously a clear day helps however even on a not so perfect day... More 

Thank morrittfamily
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice Sunday in this park. Really well maintained tracks an lot of beautiful views. Five or six different tracks.

Thank Priit R
Broulee, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Drive carefully up this mountain. There is some parking areas and viewing places on your way to the top. The views are amazing from the top of Te Mata Peak.

Thank Cheryl L
Napier, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely drive up to the Peak. There wasnt a cloud in the sky, and the view was stunning. Amazing to be able to see the 3 mountains at Turangi. Sea view was clear. Really shows the shape of Hawke Bay. From orchards to urban through to rural and mountainous country, Hawkes Bay is one true magical place. A fantastic... More 

Thank Lynda K

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