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Oriental Bay

Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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“oriental parade” (46 reviews)
“city beach” (21 reviews)
Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took an Uber from Parliament House to Oriental bay which we spotted from the top of the Cable Car ride in the botanical gardens. Gorgeous sunny day with people swimming. Not a lot of options for a coffee or food. One caravan offering coffee and...More

Thank Zenthy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

10 minutes from CBD. Nice little beach would be good on hot day. Refreshments nearby. Unfortunately we only stopped on a driven tour for a couple of minutes on a cold and windy day. Would be nice spot to relax. Don’t consider this a big...More

Thank Oleh C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been visiting Oriental bay for the past 2 years especially during summer season. its a great place for walk, chil, run, coffee etc.

Thank SathyaBala10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oriental Bay is a beautiful place to go for a stroll on a sunny day. I recommend taking a seat on the waterfront and relaxing for a while with an ice cream. There are also great cafes to stop for a bite to eat

Thank Lady_Katie_Kate
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved walking along the Oriental Parade, so much to see - boats in the harbour, car ferries to and fro, cruise liners, swimmers (the beaches look good) and of course the mountains all around.

Thank Tiara2
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

After a leisurely lunch on a hot winters day ( surprise) with great friends we did an ice cream 🍦 stroll along oriental parade with friends , great views and amenities good old Wellington at its best

Thank Alneatz
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Sometimes you just want to get away from the hustle and bustle in the city and relax by the seaside. Oriental Bay is the perfect place if you're not prepared to travel far. It's within short walking distance from the city centre and it boasts...More

Thank evitaveda
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I love Oriental bay - great place for walking, sitting in a cafe - looking out across the Harbour. Great view of the whole city. Loads of locals and tourists enjoy this area.

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 17 October 2017

After checking in to the nearby QT Museum Hotel we set off for a very pleasant Easter Monday stroll around Oriental Parade. Although it was sunny and warm we did not think it warm enough to be in the water as one brave soul snorkelled...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

15 minutes walking distance from the CBD and you have this beach! It might not be huge, but it's pretty cool to relax and maybe even go for a swim.

Thank Paloma F
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