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Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Peak Road, Hastings 4130, New Zealand
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Te Mata Peak Road, Hastings 4130, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You can drive right to the top of this peak and the views truly are amazing. For more energetic people there are numerous walks at various stages which would be wonderful to do on a nice day. Highly recommend this place

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do for visitors to the Hawke’s Bay and or New Zealand. You can drive all the way to the top (the road is quite narrow and winding) or there are walking and biking trails for those with more energy/time! Fantastic views.

1  Thank AuntieDel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an Iconic attraction in Havelock North .It realy doesnt need any introduction as it is well known around the country and also around the world.I was in Rome last year and was talking to an American and when he saw I was from...More

Thank bazzm109r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At Te Mata you have a very good view of Hastings. You can see very far, and you can see many places. I would recommend this if you're looking for something to do.

Thank Luke H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are views for everyone to enjoy. Great walks starting from half and hour right up to just over 2.5hours. Fantastic bush tracks that you can mix and match and for the more experienced mountain biker, great tracks too.

1  Thank Yehudi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great scenery and several different walks. Can also just drive to the top for the view. Take your own water especially if walking. Need good walking shoes or boots. Mountain bike tracks popular

1  Thank doandgary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a comfortable walk from the gates along the blue trail which is well maintained and well marked you are rewarded at every turn with spectacular views. If you are visiting the area make sure you include a visit to Te Mata Peak!

Thank phillip r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The road up to Te Mata is winding, steep and narrow in places but the view from the top is breathtaking. Do yourself a favour and head on up.

Thank gfsc5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not far from the village to drive to the top. lovely picturesque drive and the views from the top are just amazing. Well worth the drive up, or bike if you are so inclined!

Thank BronandRoss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you only have a limited time in Hastings and Napier, be sure to put the Peak on your list. It's well worth the time and will take your breath away. I would recommend taking a packed meal or snack and actually spending some time...More

Thank chrisg276rec
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July 20, 2017|
Response from Grant N | Reviewed this property |
Depends on whether you're carrying a lot of equipment or have younger kids. I'd say to allow 30 minutes if so. Maybe a bit more if you have some among you sort of side-tracking off the trail from time to time - I would... More
Peter S
September 6, 2015|
Response from Draco_Malfoy |
You can drive right to the top if you like, plenty of car parking at the top. The road to the top is quite narrow and windy however, so take care. However if you do wish you can walk to the top. Wouldn't take long for... More