Located to the south of Hastings in New Zealand's Hawke's Bay region, Te Mata Peak is the highest peak and lookout summit in the area and is a popular attraction near Napier. Measuring almost 400 metres in height, the Te Mata Peak offers spectacular views of the Heretaunga Plains and Hawke's Bay in the distance. From its summit, visitors will be able to catch a breathtaking sight of Ruahine, Kaweka and Maungaharuru Ranges and Cape Kidnappers, also providing plenty of photography opportunities. Te Mata Peak plays an important role in Hawke’s Bay history and is considered to be a cultural treasure in New Zealand. It is also an excellent place for adventurous travellers and offers several trails for hikers and mountain bikers, in addition to a wide range of other recreational activities. A visit to Te Mata Peak is recommended for travellers sight-seeing around Napier and Hastings.
Around 2-3 hours
Adults, Families,Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
The view from the summit
Though designated prayer facilities at Te Mata Peak will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of private area will be available to use during prayer times. Travellers can also visit the Hawke’s Bay Baitul Mokarram Masjid and Islamic Centre Trust in Hastings which is not located too far away.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Te Mata Peak can visit some of the few Halal restaurants in Hastings and Napier. Kilim, Thien Thai Restaurant and Hot Chick Restaurant are a few popular Halal restaurants and are located in the Hawke’s Bay-Napier region.