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“surf beach”(6 reviews)
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Lyall Parade | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great beach area - lovely on a calm day with a glass like bay, fun on a windy day for all the kite & wind surfers. Plenty of eating areas close by.

Thank WizTines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

windy as most times when you are here, good to see surfers out and enjoying it, fresh sea air does good fore brain and body

Thank RichardvG
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We usually come here each Saturday and Sunday. Part of the beach is an off leash dog area which our puppy loves! It’s great to walk along the beach on a fine day, watching planes come and go. There are a number of great cafes...More

Thank nzhena
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This was an interesting part of the city to visit during winter. The crashing waves were mesmerising from the car and we took a plethora of photos. We also enjoyed our bracing walk to the dairy on the foreshore, The Wellington air was certainly fresh.

1  Thank Perry B
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Our family decided to have a pit stop and chose Lyall Bay because there was a safe children's playground, accessible toilets, flat walkways along the beach, and the view of the planes taking off or arriving at the airport added to the beautiful view of...More

Thank U1743CAjoanm
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Caught the 3 bus to Lyall Bay and walked along the costal path. Marine park area along the way. Very scenic. Nice day out. You can also see planes taking off and landing across the bat .

Thank Cebbd
Reviewed 29 March 2018

On a good day it is possible to watch surfers from your aircraft window as you land,also Dolphins come to play from time to time...

Thank TheC52
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Having seen this beautiful bay to your left as you fly into Wellington airport (if the wind is in the north) may times it is a very pretty and sometime spectacular place but sadly most have their eyes closed as the handle the bumpy ride...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 6 January 2018

A great spot to park up and watch planes fly in and out on a windy day/evening. On a lovely day grab some fish & chips and relax

1  Thank nicmack
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Beautiful spot for a swim on a nice day. A couple of great cafes around too. Would suggest either going by car or being prepared to walk as they are a little spread out along the bay.

Thank drKat_10
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