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Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Peak Road, Hastings 4130, New Zealand
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“hawkes bay” (230 reviews)
“hang gliders” (24 reviews)
“fantastic views” (68 reviews)
Te Mata Peak Road, Hastings 4130, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Just a stunning 360 degree views of the area. You can see the mountain ranges, the sea and everything in between. Simply beautiful with everything so green. Not to be missed. If you're up for it, a hike up to the peak is perfect.

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the peak on a sunny day (lucky) and the view was amazing. You can drive your car to the peak so it's totally fine if you don't fancy hiking. There's a rubbish bin there which is quite handy. No toilet facilities at the...More

Thank Jane Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though the ride to get from where our ship docked to te mata was a bit long, it was worth every second. The scenery from the base of the mountain to the top was spectacular.

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the motorbike to the top. Good road, but windy, steep and narrow in places. Great views all over the Hawkes Bay.

Thank rick s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit of a grind to get to the peak, winding road, but well worth the effort. Amazing views of the surrounding countryside. Would be fantastic on a clear day, probably see across the country. Favourite of bike riders, dont know how they get up...More

Thank cdscons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Te Mata peak is a great vantage point to see 360 views of Hawkes bay, great for all ages as you can drive to the top, just spend time appreciating the fantastic views of Hawkes bay you won’t regret it

Thank Gareth J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went in on a Saturday late noon and were pleasantly surprised to see 4 paragliders in the sky. The view of the town and the rolling hills are spectacular, perfect place to have a picnic. There are other spots where you can park and...More

Thank carlyy_car
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the drive/walk/cycle to the peak for the most amazing 360 degree views of the entire region.

Thank Bobandellie2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This peak always seems to pull me back every time im in town, this peak has amazing views and amazing walk tracks, that any level of fitness can handle, if you're into a leisurely walk around the redd woods or if you are a fitness...More

Thank 625jaydenp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was definitely the highlight of my sightseeing day. Short drive from Havelock North. You can drive half way up and take one of five different hikes that take anywhere from 40 minutes up to 2.5 hours round trip or you can drive all the...More

Thank travelguy1969
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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