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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 yesterday via mobile

We spent a morning riding Te Mata peak. We loved the trails, good climb up and good times down. Thanks to the local mtb club for their efforts. We'll be back.

Thank Tony P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a clear summer’s day we drove to the top of Te Mata Peak. The road towards the peak is narrow and steep so it was definitely a case of ‘eyes on the road’. At the top there was a parking area for 10-15 vehicles....More

1  Thank Owen_thesaints
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the winding trek up to the top for the most awesome view across Hastings, to Napier and the Tuki Tuki river. For those keen for exercise there are walking and mountain bike tracks as well.

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Te Mata Peak is a must see/do it absolutely georgeous. The view is so amazing. The next time I go up will be on the Super Trike, unfortunately for us they were booked out.

Thank Allan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Te Mata Peakk in a large bus. It was hair-raising but oh-so much fun. Once at the top the views were stunning. It was a sunny day and we could see far and wide. The vista almost seemed unlimited. Well worth the visit.

Thank Trudy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really worth the trip up on a nice day. Remember to give way and wait your turn in the car when going up or down in the one way sections of the road near the top. Drive safe and be sensible. Well worth the effort,...More

Thank BossandMrsBoss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the top TeMata Peak you see the whole of Hawkes Bay region. Very scenic and it is about a 15 minutes from Hastings City centre. The peak is 400 metre high and driving up is not too difficult.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bus tour we enjoyed took us to this amazing lookout location. We were able to see for an unlimited distance any any direction. Fantastic views ! We could even see the Mission Estates winery that we had visited just a short time before.

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day there a little cloudy but still very clear day. You can see all of the cities. You can drive to the top but be careful as some of it is only one way. Will go there again - cheers RussellW

Thank Russ W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful spot to admire hawkes bay... you can see a great vista of Hastings napier and the coast and valley..... There is a great range of walking and mountain biking tracks... or you can simple drive to the top and park up and admire the...More

Thank ZalaCraig H
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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