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Bluff Hill Lookout

Bluff Hill, Napier, New Zealand
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Beautiful Views and Flowers

It's cool to see the port operating and there are some beautiful views over the city. Even the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
drjandthemissus
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Dubai
Amazing views

Well worth the drive up the hill. be careful as the road is quite steep and windy with tight... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Russdi
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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Bluff Hill, Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's cool to see the port operating and there are some beautiful views over the city. Even the drive to the bluff is pretty. There is a very nice garden at the lookout and we took as many pictures of the flowers as we did...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth the drive up the hill. be careful as the road is quite steep and windy with tight corners. The views are absolutely amazing a must see.

Thank Russdi
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Napier for 10 years now but had never been to the Bluff Hill lookout. So I took my dog up there yesterday for his daily walk. We drove up and the access Rd is very narrow and windy. Once there, there...More

Thank kristabel2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You’re high up here and there are great views of the harbor. We saw logs being loaded to go to China and sheep being put on another ship, bound where we knew not. Some good photo ops here.

Thank Bi-coaster
Reviewed 1 week ago

can walk up from Sturn Gully. narrow road to drive up, slowly. give way to up hill traffic. walk down to the west side to see the old inner harbour. most of all that flat land came up in the 1931 earthquake. if riding bikes....More

Thank MaxNeumegen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

But the narrow road access is a bit scary. I wouldn't want to meet a vehicle coming the other way. Very pretty at the top, huge panoramic view

Thank Keledobe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walk from the motel on the marine parade (around 4km) Great view of the port and The Kaweka range.You don’t see the town side from the lookout though.

Thank warrentoni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked up to the Bluff HillLookout starting from Coote Road on the beach side and then down again to Hornsey Road on the harbour side. It is a bit of a climb but not overly strenuous and the track is well-maintained. You can also...More

1  Thank Kim O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good view of the cruise port although no cruise ship in port. Looking at the cargo ships and its cargo wasn't very pretty. Hazy sky prevented seeing much of the scenery beyond the port.

Thank travelguy1969
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very worthwhile making the trip up the hill as the views are gorgeous, you can see all over this beautiful city

Thank Mary H
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Cordelia9
14 December 2016|
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Response from Jackie G | Reviewed this property |
Take a cab/Uber?? This is a lookout point that we walked to it from our bed & breakfast.
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