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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 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Te Mata Peak on Friday 7th July. Although it is mid winter and rain was threatening we thought we would still give it a shot. We weren't disappointed. Some rain clouds hung around blocking the view towards Napier but all other 360 degree...More

1  Thank 656glen49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Hawkes Bay on a wine trip and it was nice to take a break and check out the amazing view from the top of the Peak as well as see the multitude of gliders taking off for some adrenal fun

Thank PonsonbyGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The drive up (& down!) was treacherous, but definitely worth it. Make sure you take your cameras! The view is awesome!

Thank Eire108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visitors from Australia and the usual thing is to take them up to the Peak to get a view of Hawkes Bay. The day was very misty so the views weren't as good as normal but still very much worth it. We went...More

Thank Grant N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there during summer and autumn. You can see the the change of the scenery from greenish to yellowish. Remember to bring a jacket with you. Quite windy when up there. Careful when driving up.

1  Thank Jen L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Easily accessible by car from Havelock North, this is an utterly spectacular place to visit. On a clear day the view is panoramic. I wish I had brought my mountain bike as there are many bike paths (and the road) to ride on. Many walking...More

Thank Braidwood_John
Reviewed 17 June 2017

If you manage to wake up early you can actually hunt for sun rise! the since is nice and can access by car to the top if you are lazy to walk or with a family.

Thank Littledeans
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We took a detour and drove to the very top of Te Mata Peak. As you can imagine, the views are stunning. You look down over Craggy Range winery, which is also a stunning place to visit. Be warned though, the road to the top...More

Thank James2295
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Drove all the way to the top of the Te Mata Peak and took it the amazing and stunning views. Excellent place to visit! You can bring a picnic.. or jog/trek up the trails. WARNING: you need to drive very carefully at the higher levels...More

Thank Rizal S
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Good opportunity to do some exercise with walks on tracks for all levels of fitness. Views from the top are spectacular and worth the walk. The Peak Resturant offers good food and is never too crowded. And of course, if you are unable to walk...More

Thank diannew993
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20 July 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
7 September 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