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Pekapeka Wetlands

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State Highway 2, Hastings, New Zealand
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Great to stop at if you are driving through

As you are driving past, Take a break, take a walk, or with little ones make a trip out of it... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Yehudi S
Hastings, New Zealand
Highlighting the immense value of wetlands

The Pekapeka wetlands which are only a ten minute drive south of Hastings, are an ideal place for... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Hawke'sBayNew Zealand
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“bird life” (4 reviews)
“great fun” (2 reviews)
State Highway 2, Hastings, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Reviewed 25 January 2017

it used to be a bit of an eye sore as you drove past on SH2 but a lot of good work has gone into this to reclaim it and make it what it once was. Plus with good car parking and boardwalks this makes...More

1  Thank majnz
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Great place to stop and stretch the legs when driving through. Good to see some conservation and is awesome to take the kids for a bit of nature study. well laid out, good off road parking, Nice place. Leave the dog at home.

Thank kevin e
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A nice place to stop for a short walk. No dogs though. There is lots of birds and the boardwalk through the middle of the water is cool. New bits of track, plantings etc seem to be developed more each time we visit. A neat...More

Thank Faudemer
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