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Bluff Hill Lookout

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Address: Bluff Hill, Napier, New Zealand
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Amazing views....

This really is a must do on a clear day. The view is fantastic. Take your camera to get some great shots.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
RaJSheffield
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This really is a must do on a clear day. The view is fantastic. Take your camera to get some great shots.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Try to get there when the big ships are coming or going. We got to see the Celebrity Solstice leaving and a number of container ships coming....great to see the pilot boats and how the whole docking unfolds

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As part of our travels down the east coast we stopped in at Napier. having drove from Gisborne that day, this was the perfect spot to look back (North) on our days travels, as well as looking forward (South) to the rest of our journey. The road up is a little steep, and narrow, but well marked so just take... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were staying in the Bluff Hill area of Napier and so we decided to walk to the lookout. We went the wrong way at first but once we got headed in the right direction, it was not hard to find. The neighborhoods along the way were very attractive and it was fun to see how people lived and the... More 

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Dunfermline
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here as part of wine tour. Fantastic views of area. Amazing to see the bike tracks and even some bikers going along these. Danny McAskill would love this!! Definitely a must visit place...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You must go up here to get the full Napier experience. A great perspective. The road up is a little steep in places - do not go up via the port road as that is very steep!

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

awesome place to see the port and all it's activities. Nice place to relax and take in the view. maybe needs better safety fencing.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Bluff Hill offers a great view overlooking Hawks Bay. The Shipping port was alive with loading and unloading of shipping containers. If you are lucky, you will see a cruise ship docking, this was fascinating to watch how a giant ship can fit into the port. On this day I witness 2 ships docking and all the action of... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove up and that seemed strenuous enough, wouldn't fancy walking, even in cooler weather. Maybe I'm going soft in my old age? Great views of the Port directly below you. Miniature "40 foot" seacontainers and tree trunks like matchsticks look like you can just reach out and touch them, don't it's a long way down!

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Avon, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Getting up to Bluff Lookout on foot from sea level is exercise pure and simple. We enjoy that kind of thing. Most people drive up. The view is quite nice on a clear day. A nice thing to do if you have a few hours. If you drive, it's probably a half hour to one hour event.

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