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Wellington Wind Turbine

via Ashton Fitchett Drive, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
+64 4-801 4000
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Worth the trek

Whether you walk or drive up the hill the views are sensational. There is not much up at the top... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Shawn C
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Wellington, New Zealand
Yes! Definitely go visit this Wind Turbine!!!

Those days where you have some hours to spare and not sure what to do, go visit this wind turbine... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Eddie S
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  • Excellent44%
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  • Average14%
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“walk up” (8 reviews)
“south island” (9 reviews)
“winding road” (2 reviews)
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via Ashton Fitchett Drive, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
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+64 4-801 4000
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Whether you walk or drive up the hill the views are sensational. There is not much up at the top save for a small display about how they got the turbine up the hill, etc. The view is second to none - you can see...More

Thank Shawn C
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Those days where you have some hours to spare and not sure what to do, go visit this wind turbine, if you are with kids, they will love it! there are nice walkpaths to go for a stroll as well, so bring comfy shoes, you...More

Thank Eddie S
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We went with a few people for a Sunday walk through the Brooklin wind turbine. At the top, there is information to tell you about this place and when it was updated. The walkway is really good and the view from the top is amazing!

Thank patolincl
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Well worth visiting for locals and visitors alike. The view is worth every step if walking up, but if you are not up for the trek then there is easy car access with car parking. The turbine itself is pretty cool too.

Thank Tania M
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This attraction is something to do, it isn't massively exciting or not a place you would spend ages but it is worth going up for a look to experience being under such a large structure and learning how that one turbine powers 450 homes in...More

1  Thank Gemma R
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Just to actually see the size of this up close is worthy of the drive. Easy to access and plenty of parking at the top. Great overall views of Wellington.

Thank gregcr
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

my son and I went for a hike to the wind turbine, from the bottom of Te Aro to the top (around 3 1/2 hour hike) the scenery to the top is awesome, lush and green, the path is steep in places , and you...More

Thank kellyfR8040IH
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The view from the top of the hill is gorgeous! You can see the strait to the South Island and down to Wellington city. I've also been told that the hike/walk up is great though I was in a car. The track follows the perimeter...More

Thank Chica B
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

We saw this wind turbines on our drive our of Welington and they were awesome! Perched atop a mountain , we were able to drive up for a closer view of these turbines. The view and the weather was inspiring!

Thank JYao55
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This place is great for walks and views are amazing. It can get very windy which is normal for wellington. Dogs are not allowed.

Thank Coolcartoon
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