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“Stunning ”
Review of Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Peak
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Private Tour: Napier and Hawke's Bay Premium Wine...
Ranked #1 of 44 things to do in Hastings
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

It had been quite a few years since I was at the peak and I’d forgotten how stunning the views are from there, it did help there wasn’t a cloud in the sky when I was there. The views all around Napier, Hastings and Havelock North was amazing, as is the view out to cape kidnappers. You can drive right up to the top with parking available at the top, however there are a number of parking spaces on the way up, by the trails up to the peak. If you are going to drive to the top be aware there are sections of the road that only wide enough for one car, but there areas to pull in and generally there are good visibility of the road ahead. I will definitely plan to visit the peak the next time in Havelock

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Wow - what a find. We were visiting a friend in Napier and was advised to drive up and take a look. It is fantastic that you can drive right up to the top - I am very lazy!
The view up there was amazing, it was quite busy, being Good Friday - well worth the drive (or walk if you are fit!). Definitely will be going back again.

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

I wished I'd prepared to take advantage of the hiking trails. Well worth a drive and a climb to see the view

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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

So many tracks. Great to go if you want a pleasant stroll or an energetic work out. New toilet block at the gates car park even has a bike wash for mountain bikers.
Great views all around the park

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

The drive up is quite steep in places, but the view during the drive and up on the peak is really worth seeing.

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