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Wellington’s favourite summer beach

Days Bay is on the Eastbourne side of the Harbour. It’s very popular especially in the summer when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wellington, New Zealand
Good spot for wharf jumping with the locals

Easy to get to by car, bus or ferry from Wellington City. nice pebbley beach and good swimming in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jimmy Y
Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Days Bay is on the Eastbourne side of the Harbour. It’s very popular especially in the summer when the water is warmer. Excellent swimming and wharf jumping. The East By West Ferry runs regular trips to Days Bay each day from Wellington. There are kayaks...More

Thank KiwiTesse
Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to get to by car, bus or ferry from Wellington City. nice pebbley beach and good swimming in summer, though harbour not super warm, maybe gets to 20c. there is a dive platform for jumping. To fit in with the locals don't dive, do...More

Thank Jimmy Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Days Bay Pier is heaving in summertime with people - it is a great place to fish from (nothing big but fun for the kids) and the 9 and 11 year old had loads of fun jumping off the pier and then the short swim...More

Thank TravelWhanau
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We got the ferry from Queen's Wharf to Days Bay during our couple of days stay in Wellington. Fairly regular timetable across and back. Ferry Price a bit steep, I think - $11 per head each way. We met our friends in the Cafe opposite...More

Thank Lyn T
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Visited from Queens Wharf by East West Ferry and it took 30 minutes. Nice beach to stroll around. There are 2 to 3 small trecking routes which can be enjoyed. Nice food joints are there facing the bay. There are few places which can be...More

Thank bkdashbbsr
Reviewed 4 June 2018

super ferry ride and enjoyed our walk into the little parade of shops, but not a great deal to do out there. really pretty LOCAL setting, lovely place to live we thought

Thank B V
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Not a lot to see unless you like to walk into the forests but a bus will take you into Eastbourne for $2 each way or you can walk

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 23 May 2018

My husband and I made a day of it...walking along the beach, getting an ice-cream and lunch at the Days Bay Pavilion- We highly recommend the burgers

Thank Mrs_Wgtn_Dickson
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We swung by from Lower Hut one evening thinking the place would be live with a beach culture but how wrong we were. The places was almost deserted and hardly anywhere was open.

Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed 5 February 2018

After riding my motorcycle along the coastal road, came to Days Bay for a break and a nice lunch. With a beautiful Wellington Day everybody was out enjoying the sunshine. The restaurant in the park was busy, but efficient in their service and generous in...More

Thank rick s
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Response from patinhongkong | Reviewed this property |
We ate at Chocolate Dayz Bay. It was quite good I remember, and busy. I didn’t do a review because I couldn’t remember what we ate except you ordered at the bar — no Waiter service.
25 February 2015|
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Response from pieata | Reviewed this property |
Any time is ok, as long as it's fine!