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Anita T
Melbourne, Australia349 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
We found this by accident, we were looking for St Mary’s church (sadly all boarded up!) We drove up to the summit and sat and watched the view of Gisborne.
Written 10 October 2022
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WCOB
Paekakariki, New Zealand387 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 • Solo
I drove to the top of the lookout as I go ad been walking alot under the hot Gisborne sun. It was very windy but definitely had some nice panoramic views of the area, particularly Young Nick's Head.
Written 14 December 2020
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Karen D
22 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
There are several spots to stop on your way up, each offering views of Gisborne from different perspectives. Worth taking a drive up to see.
Written 22 February 2020
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Johnno
Gisborne, New Zealand16 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
3 different lookouts on the hill overlooking the city and the bay. There has been a lot of work done on the hill in recent years with a lot of trees removed and new tracks formed. The city side road is two way, with a one way descent on the rear side of the hill. There is a fitness trail and small playground on the hill and each year there is an Everest challenge that is very popular. For a rural lookout the Waimata hill lookout is worth checking out too.
Written 19 January 2020
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Sherri Smith
Picton, New Zealand139 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019 • Family
Few minutes drive from centre of town, playground for the kids on the way up (no toilet though), when you get to the top you can see the whole town and more. Great place for a photo. Carry on for a nice drive up and over the hill down the other side. One way road. Worth the trip. Beautiful views.
Written 7 January 2020
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Rick M
Wellington, New Zealand1,266 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018 • Couples
This is a great place to get your bearings, with excellent views over the city, its beaches and out over Poverty Bay. It's always a laugh seeing the stature of Cook that isn't - it's said to be an Italian navy officer based on the uniform! Lots of walking opportunities, and a great picnic area at the top.
Written 24 June 2019
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Jaz_019
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand143 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Family
Always great to visit this special beautiful scenic hill. This time I was able to share it with my grandson. He enjoyed learning some of the historical events & seeing the Captain Cook statue & the pohutukawa tree that was planted by the late Princess Diana. The views over Gisborne just stunning.
Written 18 April 2019
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venture992
Gisborne, New Zealand104 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Friends
If you are into fitness there are a number of well formed tracks to follow or just a good walk up the road. We took UK visitors there as the views over Gisborne and surrounding area are great. Interesting views of the port and log marshalling yards are interesting. Even watch log ships being loaded has an interest for some. I think it’s a must for visitors to visit and even locals who have not been up there for a while. Also a great place to get the fitness level,up.
Written 4 April 2019
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SuzyRNewZealand
Gisborne, New Zealand54 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Friends
Visit Kaiti Hill to get a great view out to sea and over the City. Also a great place to walk, climb the steps from the road by the port or a more gentle walk up the road well worth it.
Written 6 November 2018
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Scott S
North Island, New Zealand185 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018
Walk or drive up to the top of this hill for wonderful views of Gisborne! There are several different places to stop, including going up to the very top for more ocean views. But the iconic view of the town does not happen at the end of the road, so be sure to stop along the way.
Written 25 June 2018
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