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Bluff Hill Lookout, Napier

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Formerly the site of an artillery battery, Bluff Hill Lookout offers a sweeping vantage point surveying the area's coastal scenery. Head uphill via a relatively easy hike, or go by car and take advantage of the parking area at the summit. Upon reaching the top you'll be rewarded with a panorama over Hawke's Bay, the surrounding hills, and the city's working port--one of the country's busiest. You can even sit and enjoy the view from one of the benches in the lookout's small brick shelter. Use our Napier vacation generator to visit Bluff Hill Lookout on your trip to Napier, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • When in Napier, the Bluff Hill Lookout provides an excellent overview, not only of the current vista, but with the information boards, shows the difference between now and the pre-earthquake vista in ...  more »
  • Easy to find if you follow the signs. Not a lot of parking space. Great views so well worth the effort. 
  • A great drive up here or walk threw the Centennial Gardens to the top. Great views and watch the working Port below, a great place to see the cruise ships and so close to them.Lovely clean rest rooms ...  more »