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Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Peak Road, Hastings 4130, New Zealand
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Te Mata Peak Road, Hastings 4130, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you manage to wake up early you can actually hunt for sun rise! the since is nice and can access by car to the top if you are lazy to walk or with a family.

Thank Littledeans
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a detour and drove to the very top of Te Mata Peak. As you can imagine, the views are stunning. You look down over Craggy Range winery, which is also a stunning place to visit. Be warned though, the road to the top...More

Thank James2295
Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove all the way to the top of the Te Mata Peak and took it the amazing and stunning views. Excellent place to visit! You can bring a picnic.. or jog/trek up the trails. WARNING: you need to drive very carefully at the higher levels...More

Thank Rizal S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good opportunity to do some exercise with walks on tracks for all levels of fitness. Views from the top are spectacular and worth the walk. The Peak Resturant offers good food and is never too crowded. And of course, if you are unable to walk...More

Thank diannew993
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view from the top of the peak is totally worthy the windy drive to get there! It's breathtaking landscapes plus an awesome 360 degree view of Hastings! I was out there during the evening close to sunset in winter - though it was cold...More

Thank miss_ash20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the day of our visit, the weather forecast was for rain so we were relieved to have good weather when we arrived at the peak. But wow! So glad we made time for this site. The views of the valleys, countryside, and city is...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went towards the end of the day and managed to see the beautiful scenery (Bay, town area, mountains, farms and a few wineries) from the top as the sun was going down. Great experience. There are various tracks that can be used for walking...More

Thank Lawerance P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Te Mata peak is a wonderful place to go for a beautiful view at the end of a good walk or a strenuous cycle or a quick drive, depending on your mode of transport. Highly recommended if you are in the area.

Thank Smythewhanau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To bring foreign visitors to see such a great view in such close proximity to the city is wonderful. It was a lovely day so the view was phenomenal!!

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A striking piece of land with commanding views of the area, you shouldnt miss the trip up here. It is a narrow winding road near the top and you shouldn't bring your vertigo up if it troubles you badly. All the same the road is...More

Thank Bruce P
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Peter S
Is there a lot of walking involved to get to the top, and is there a car park ?
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
Is it ok to drive a motorhome to the top of Te Mata peak, or is it to narrow.
14 February 2015|
Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Just about wide enough but might be too steep