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Pekapeka Wetlands

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State Highway 2, Hastings 4178, New Zealand
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Special visit from Hastings

A little disappointing, I was expecting a nice quiet area. The road works along the main road added... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ERrol M
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Pleasant walk

Great spot for a pic nic. Has history. Good to read about the place on the many signs. Sit and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
slash2ng
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Hastings, New Zealand
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State Highway 2, Hastings 4178, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A little disappointing, I was expecting a nice quiet area. The road works along the main road added to the noise. First impressions as we pulled into the car park was to view rubbish overflowing from the bin and what looked like household rubbish scatter...More

Thank ERrol M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for a pic nic. Has history. Good to read about the place on the many signs. Sit and watch the birds. A few paths around the swamp and some walkways over and through the swamp.

1  Thank slash2ng
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

The day we went was lovely and sunny and we could see the potential. Unfortunately the car park was covered in litter and there was rubbish throughout here he park. Might have just been a bad day but we have not been back.

Thank 2adults3kids2017
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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

Thank HoneyBadgerBex
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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

Thank Owen_thesaints
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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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