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Pekapeka Wetlands

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State Highway 2, Hastings 4178, New Zealand
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Short walk around wetlands

My boyfriend and I stopped off here after hiking up Te Mata Peak, and we were both glad that we... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
HoneyBadgerBex
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Great stopover for young kids

Was looking for some nature outings with the kids while staying in Napier and stumbled upon this... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
vivricho
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Auckland, New Zealand
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State Highway 2, Hastings 4178, New Zealand
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"bird life"
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"nice place to stop"
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

My boyfriend and I stopped off here after hiking up Te Mata Peak, and we were both glad that we hadn't specifically put time aside to come here. The boardwalks are in good condition, and extend around the periphery as well as through the middle...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Was looking for some nature outings with the kids while staying in Napier and stumbled upon this. It is a great little side trip for my two young kids (2 and 4). Short easy tracks and mostly flat. A couple of higher lookouts and it’s...More

Thank vivricho
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

We headed out of Hastings to view this wetlands on a sunny summer’s morning. We were the only ones there at the time. The first thing we noticed was that the bin was full to overflowing - not a great start. We set out on...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

As you are driving past, Take a break, take a walk, or with little ones make a trip out of it. It's low key but nice.

Thank Yehudi S
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Pekapeka wetlands which are only a ten minute drive south of Hastings, are an ideal place for families to visit and enjoy, as well as to appreciate a variety of bird life. A number of years ago the Hawke's Bay Regional Council made development...More

1  Thank HeughChappell
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Peka Peka wetlands is a beautiful place for a walk, jog and sneak a couple of photos of the beautiful wildlife and nature! I really enjoyed my quiet, peaceful walk through the beautiful trees and bushes. I will definitely be back with out a doubt!

Thank paigesmith67
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Beautiful place for children's of all ages to explore very quiet and peaceful lots of wildlife to sneak a peek highly recommend if you want a short wonder through bushes and over ponds

Thank gracesmith2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Situated right by the road with ample parking, this conservation of wetland consists of walking tracks and boardwalks through a series of linked ponds and wetland; habitat for a variety of species. Well laid out with information boards, has potential to expand and is an...More

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place just out of Hastings to go for a walk and see the wetlands as well as the birds and nature. Enjoyed my ealk

Thank leoniehastings
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

A short drive south of Hastings on SH2 to Waipawa and Waipukurau. Watch out or you will drive past as the wetkands are unassumng from the road. A lovely picnic spot for the family and a very family friendly walk. Being able to walk on...More

Thank 63purplesage
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