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Nice drive

A nicely built lookout point with a small parking lot. Was very dirty when we went - lots of... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Vancouver Island, British Columbia
via mobile

It amazes me that people will, off their own bat, build some place like this. The view is... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Ken H
Guisborough, United Kingdom
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Jun 4, 2018
“Nice drive”
Mar 20, 2018
Tauranga's Best View Point
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Minden Road, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

A nicely built lookout point with a small parking lot. Was very dirty when we went - lots of garbage on the ground which is a shame. The view is cool but if you go to the Mount and hike the summit or around the...More

Thank kinx81
Reviewed 20 March 2018

It amazes me that people will, off their own bat, build some place like this. The view is stupendous, 270 degrees with Mount Monganui as the centrepiece. I was blown away, a simple wooden structure placed half way up a mountain purely to let people...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 16 January 2018

If you've never visited this well-constructed lookout up in the Minden hills, off the new Te Puna roundabout, you're missing a treat. Words fail me with its stunning aspect, with a view that seems to embrace the whole of the best of this lovely Bay...More

Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed 5 January 2018

nice place to relax and enjoy the view also a great place to sit and have fish and chips and chill out

1  Thank Sean L
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Just went for a drive on a road we had not driven before and was amazed to find this lookout. Easy access and excellent view

1  Thank Mjchou
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The very best Area to view the clean green New Zealand and bay of plenty landscape Look out over the orchards to the Mount and Bay of Plenty Absolutely brilliant area of New Zealand in a beautiful landscape

1  Thank norian222
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I live at the bottom of Minden Road and always take our visitors up to see the view from the Lookout. From the Lookout you can see 180 degree view of the Bay of Plenty. On a good day you can see almost up to...More

1  Thank Jane M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We recently drove up here and enjoyed a stunning view! Not much else to do around here, but I think it is worth the detour to get a great impression of the whole Tauranga/Mount area :-)

Thank Isabell8785
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Would have been nice but cloudy. The look out is a pull over on the side of the road near an amazing house. No sign to speak of

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Probably the best view of Tauranga except from the top of Mt Maunganui and you don't have to walk up a mounting to enjoy it!

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