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Oriental Bay

Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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“sunny day” (71 reviews)
“oriental parade” (43 reviews)
“city beach” (21 reviews)
Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came to Oriental bay at around 3pm on a really nice midweek afternoon. Beach is amazing with spectacular scenery. Walked along the beach and then got a gelato. Perfect way to spend time in the afternoon on a sunny day!

Thank Waylornz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This beach is lovely and calm, perfect for children. There’s a playground, plenty of grass space and seats for a picnic, and a little shop that sells delicious gelato, waffles, and a few other things.

Thank Hayley A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oriental Bay beach is a beautiful beach located in Wellington. On some days you can see the ferry passing by. This beach is not too busy and it offers a nice cafe just off the beach.

Thank Sarah_Star19
Reviewed 1 week ago

a nice stroll along oriental parade to this little beach. Very pretty.restaurants along the beay as well, so stopped to hve a bite to eat after the stroll.

Thank denden010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach to relax by and walk along. Not overly large beach and can guess it would be busy in summer and warmer months

Thank michellelI1074HP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice area of town that has a beach and some old Victorian era homes. It's mostly nice 1) to have a beach in the city and 2) it's shielded from the cold Southerly wind. If you take a long walk on the...More

1  Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a favourite spot for a lot of people. Its quality matches or exceeds the Mediterranean Riviera and its a short walk from Downtown Wellington.

1  Thank MichaelJG90277
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The beach is small but sandy and lovely place to chill on a sunny day, few nice cafes opposite the beach.

1  Thank Jools66
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