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Bluff Hill Lookout

Bluff Hill, Napier, New Zealand
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  • Average11%
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“working port” (43 reviews)
“napier port” (44 reviews)
“narrow road” (27 reviews)
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Bluff Hill, Napier, New Zealand
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"working port"
in 43 reviews
"napier port"
in 44 reviews
"narrow road"
in 27 reviews
"interesting drive"
in 16 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 11 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 20 reviews
"cape kidnappers"
in 35 reviews
"vantage point"
in 13 reviews
"cruise ship"
in 51 reviews
"hawke bay"
in 12 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 11 reviews
"surrounding area"
in 20 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Bit scarey driving up the last stretch of road but well worth it. The view is stunning. A must for all visiting Napier.

Thank Millie W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked up - nice little trek uphill. I went up Coote Road by the Centennial Gardens. Just follow the signs and voila. You can then head down Port side and loop back onto Marine Parade. Great lookout for a picnic and to chill out.

Thank NevaBug
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a steep windy drive up Bluff Hill I was greeted with an amazing view of the ocean and further afield to Mahia peninsula. It was great to watch the movements of the port directly below. Well worth the visit.

Thank gypsyjo2015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The drive up is a bit tight but once up top theres parking, Seating, and ample viewing areas. Great views over port and harbour and beyond Worth a look

Thank RabnDazz
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good views of working container port, and along the coast up towards Gisborne as well as the hinterland

Thank happysheepChina
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

A great place to get ones bearings........great views across Hawke Bay.......Interesting to watch a working port

Thank Thermalbear
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

Regular visitors to Napier and on most occasions head up to the Bluff Hill lookout. Never tire of the view from up there, looking over the Port and Napier Bay. A recommended thing to do at Napier and best of all - its free.

Thank peter_fussell
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This look out is stunning over looking the water & the port. Would highly reccomend you pay a visit to the top of the bluff hill lookout.

Thank Oliver F
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Bluff Hill is accessed by a winding uphill drive through a residential part of Napier. We found the varied architecture of the homes fascinating. The lookout provides a panoramic view of the ocean and coastline and directly below is the port, which predominantly exports logs...More

Thank Rarebreaks
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Although the weather was not at it’s best, the walk was still enjoyable. Views are good though. Good to do an evening jog up and down the hill.

Thank Ton AJJ v
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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
14 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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