Jess is a Wanderer headed out in search of Te Mata Peak whilst visiting Hawke’s Bay. Te Mata Park offers a variety of different walking trails around ‘the sleeping giant’ as the name translates.
There are different colours ranging in difficulty and length. I somehow managed to do the red, blue and yellow trails – despite only planning on completing the red circuit! A fabulous 11km tramp in all, it’s a highly recommended visit. Free to enter and beautiful views of the surrounding landscape.
Here are the photographic highlights: