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Address: Russell, New Zealand
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Great Views and some brown birds.

Visited via mini-bus tour. Fantastic Views. Some brown birds walking around car park were very friendly.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynette W
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Bray Park, Australia

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Bray Park, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited via mini-bus tour. Fantastic Views. Some brown birds walking around car park were very friendly.

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Thank Lynette W
Rotorua District, New Zealand
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last visited in the late 70's. Got the old photos out when we got home. The surrounding bush has grown up to cut out a lot of the view. Catch 22 I know but some trimming would allow people to see more without creating ground zero

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Miranda, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a fairly hard walk up hills and stairs but worth the view when you get to the top and then can stop at the Duke of Marlborough for lunch and a well deserved drink afterwards

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Thank Jill A
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Historical site short walk from village. Plaque with history of flag pole. 360 degree views of Bay of Islands. Accessed different walks. One through local bush walk amongst mature Manuka and Kanuka . Good walking track Also accessible via car.

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San Francisco, California
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view from the top is pretty great. Walk up isn't hard (it's quite beautiful actually) but you should wear some good shoes. Even the high tide route does go through a bit of bush.

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Thank Aparna J
London, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thought this would be just a view, but the sundial at the top is a gem and worth it just for that alone !

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Thank Sue C
auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always go up to the Flagstaff. Even at nigh to see the stars. The sunset is great if you catch a good day and it's not cloudy. This place has a great history, you should know about it. It's a must when you are in Russel

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Thank MichaNZ
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk from Russell up the fairly steep hill to admire the views and understand it's history of local people & British colonists.

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Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome Historical Site to Visit !!!!! Kapai !! Awesome Historical Hill to Visit !!!!! Kapai !! Awesome Historical Place to Visit !!!!! Kapai !! Awesome Historical Place With Awesome Views to Visit !!!!! Kapai !! Awesome Historical Place to Visit !!!!! Kapai !! Awesome Historical Views to See & to Visit !!!!! Kapai !!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the walk or drive from Russell or Tapeka (its between the two). Interesting historical attraction and the views are stunning.

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