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Lyall Bay

Lyall Parade | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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“spruce goose” (8 reviews)
“surf beach” (6 reviews)
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Lyall Parade | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
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+64 4-802 4860
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"spruce goose"
in 8 reviews
"wellington airport"
in 8 reviews
"surf beach"
in 6 reviews
"dog walking"
in 5 reviews
"nice beach"
in 5 reviews
"close to the airport"
in 3 reviews
"plane spotting"
in 3 reviews
"planes take off and land"
in 2 reviews
"nice place to walk"
in 2 reviews
"caught the bus"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"south coast"
in 2 reviews
"surfing"
in 18 reviews
"waves"
in 7 reviews
"cafes"
in 19 reviews
"takeaway"
in 4 reviews
"swimmers"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

when you drive up and catch your first glimpse of the lyall bay beach,it puts a smile on your face.The beach is great to walk on,and there are cafes and a shop across the road,the end bty airport is surfers area and most of the...More

Thank Strang M
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

One of the nicest beach in Wellington. The sunsets are usually stunning. If you like surfing it is the only good spot in Wellington!

Thank nathalierp2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We found the Spruce Goose spacious, organised and efficient. It was early evening and we were allowed to choose where we wanted, next to an open window with views across the bay and airport runway. In spite of the latter - aircraft noise was minimal....More

Thank Di9014
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had lunch at the Maranui cafe here it was amazing eating outdoors upstairs. Views over beach to airport.

Thank Jayne B
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Headed for a visit early evening during the week. Caught the sunshine and had a lovely walk along the beach. Enjoyed watching the world go by and watching all the planes take off and land. Worth wandering along to see the 'middle of middle earth'...More

Thank Jane W
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Close to the airport, Lyall Bay has cafes and kids playgrounds and you can watch planes takeoff and land at Wellington airport from the beach. Close to the airport retail precinct as well for shopping, and Bunnings nearby.

Thank raura
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

We stayed in the Lyall Bay area and were pleasantly surprised that there is a nice walk along the bay. It is very scenic and even though we did not see any surfers on the days we took our walks we did see kite surfers.

Thank wwjd1947
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Lyall Bay is a sandy beach and close to Wellington airport and the CBD. It has smooth surface, small to medium surf and does not drop off which is why it is popular with surfers and body borders learning to surf or body board. Surf...More

Thank Henare H
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Was a great cheap way to entertain my sisters kids! The beach is long, with a section especially for dogs. They run big events there as well, as on this occasion it was the day before the big 'Capital Ocean Swim', so all the floating...More

Thank Jacob15
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

If you are a surfer this is the place to go. For me the joy is walking a long beach, watching lots of families, friends, and their dogs just taking the air, using the play ground, eating fish and chips on the beach, runners, walkers,...More

Thank cawdorMarlborough
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