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Red Rocks Reserve

Owhiro Bay, Wellington, New Zealand
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“seal colony” (14 reviews)
“fur seals” (9 reviews)
“devil's gate” (6 reviews)
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Owhiro Bay, Wellington, New Zealand
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"seal colony"
in 14 reviews
"fur seals"
in 9 reviews
"devil's gate"
in 6 reviews
"great walk"
in 9 reviews
"south island"
in 15 reviews
"flat walk"
in 3 reviews
"wheel drive"
in 4 reviews
"rock pools"
in 4 reviews
"water snacks"
in 2 reviews
"sturdy footwear"
in 2 reviews
"gravel track"
in 2 reviews
"walk along"
in 2 reviews
"clear days"
in 2 reviews
"strong winds"
in 3 reviews
"great pictures"
in 2 reviews
"leisurely stroll"
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"cook strait"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this walk! It's exercise and then a treasure hunt part way through (looking for the seals), it's such a delight when there are, and sometimes there are even pods of dolphins, it just depends on the time in year!

Thank Kaylin C
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

What an eye opener is the Peter Jackson set of unprentious film studios, great little exibition and fab film experience, would also recommend a studio tour, but not necessarily the one on the "space" stories.

Thank Calypso2
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for a good walk on the beach and want to catch some great pictures, then check out the red rocks reserve. Free to visit and park, easy to find - you can even do offroading if you have a 4WD vehicle (some...More

Thank Sarah G
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

If you drive to the car park at the end of Owhiro Bay you will see the rugged South Coast stretching out before you with tall muscular hills, wheeling seabirds, crashing seas and a glimpse of the South Island across the Strait. Beyond that, a...More

Thank Mary L
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We had a walk around here. .lovely views.. could see the south island, ocean is an a amazing blue colour!

Thank CJO193
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

A coastal track with great views gets visitors on foot, on mountain bikes, or in 4WD vehicles to the famous Red Rocks and Sinclair Head with its impressive Devil's Gate. Round trip from the visitor center is just 5 miles, so pretty much anyone with...More

2  Thank CarolDM1900
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I went there to see seals and I got stunned by the beauty of the landscape. The walk itself really worth it. It was very windy so I would recommend to bring warm clothes to be able to enjoy the walk.

Thank Siem4
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Interesting walk! You start with a little bit of history of the site and then walk along to the seals. A nice and long walk you need good shoes and good weatherproof jacket.

1  Thank nathalierp2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The walk along the coast to get to the red rocks area was nice, but there were a lot of cars going back and forth which wasn't the greatest. It was worth it just to see all the seals at the end though. There were...More

1  Thank Rwc142014
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

After sight seeing in central Wellington we went further afield and took the short drive to Red Rocks on Owhiro Bay. There we walked along the coast on a pretty trail with lots of views. Some in our group spotted a whale, some saw a...More

Thank VWriter
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