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Bluff Hill Lookout

Bluff Hill, Napier, New Zealand
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“working port” (42 reviews)
“napier port” (43 reviews)
“narrow road” (26 reviews)
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Bluff Hill, Napier, New Zealand
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"working port"
in 42 reviews
"napier port"
in 43 reviews
"narrow road"
in 26 reviews
"interesting drive"
in 15 reviews
"birds eye view"
in 13 reviews
"loading and unloading"
in 11 reviews
"container ships"
in 10 reviews
"walk up"
in 23 reviews
"awesome views"
in 15 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 10 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 20 reviews
"cape kidnappers"
in 35 reviews
"vantage point"
in 13 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 50 reviews
"hawke bay"
in 11 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 10 reviews
"surrounding area"
in 20 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is the highest point of the Bluff Hill domain above the Port of Napier. In WWII 2 6-inch guns were built on this strategic site complete with army barracks. Nowadays, you can hike or ride to this free attraction and enjoy a panoramic...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth going up Buff Hill Lookout to get a great overview of Napier. The elevation gives you a good view of the whole vista of the town, port, harbour and beyond.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If it’s a great sunny warm day, take a trip up the hill to have a little chill out time. The views are stunning and looking down into the Napier Port can be interesting. It’s nice place to chill with some take away food and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to live up here at Bluff Hill so came up here for a bit of nostalgia! The views over the port and Marine Parade are expansive but noisy when the port is working!

Thank RayC888
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This lookout is an easy drive up with a great view. Worth a look when you are in Napier. Fences need a bit of upkeep. Would be nice for council to have better and more attractive fencing.

Thank Maree F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you do this when in Napier as gives you perspective of the Bay and surrounding areas. Interesting looking down at the Port operations.

Thank vanagon84
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the view on the top is great. it s a good place to have a picnic with friends. no matter drive there or walk.

Thank CHAO J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great lookout with exceptional views of Hawkes Bay. Best place to view the port in operation and if you can be here when the cruise ships come no better place to be. Free to enter too!

Thank JA50
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location to take in the wider Napier region but also the size and scale of the current port Mesmerising watching the trucks move logs in and out

Thank sambI9563AR
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our trip to the lookout on a sunny winters day, my husband could have spent hours watching the activity at the port below!

Thank r0sie222
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snmach
22 June 2018|
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Response from Hardworkingteacher | Reviewed this property |
I think you would need a reasonable level of fitness as it is a wee bit of a climb. Enjoy.
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Cordelia9
13 December 2016|
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Response from Jackie G | Reviewed this property |
Take a cab/Uber?? This is a lookout point that we walked to it from our bed & breakfast.
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