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Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Walkers/ runners/ cyclists and skaters head this way. Lovely water bay views. watch the boats or ships come in/out. Stop and have brunch at one of the lovely cafes or restaurants surrounding the area. Their is a park for the kids. i love window shopping...More

Thank karina f
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Lovely walking around this Bay, so much to look at and enjoy, small cafes, boats on the Harbour would love to live here

Thank 616christie
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Reminded me of an old English beach resort though seriously lacking in a range of dining facilities. Oick your day with Wellington's flukey weather.

Thank Calypso2
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Walking down looking at the harbour, the boats, the people, the architecture of the houses is a must. in good weather you can have a swim by the little sandy beach and the playground for the children is delightful. Plenty of places to grab an...More

Thank janeL7613MZ
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Bay area is an excellent place to walk around, hang out, swim, just sit and relax... Plus there is a nice view to the down-town of Wellington. It can be busy during some of hours of the day or on weekends.

Thank Aigars S
Reviewed 8 March 2018

A lovely little bay with a beautiful yellow sand beach, so refreshing to see. If I am back in Wellington would love to stay in this location. Close to most things and an easy walk to the city centre

Thank Lepa M
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Great to visit this and see all the interesting architecture but couldn't find anywhere for a coffee or lunch

Thank jacaranda360
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A wander along Oriental Parade is a "must do" when visiting Wellington unless the weather is terrible. The beach is very good for an inner city beach and many people swim there in summer.

Thank kiwifi2015
Reviewed 4 March 2018

You cannot beat Oriental Bay on a beautiful day. This includes walking right along on a still evening. A really magic place

Thank travaller60
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A lovely harbourside residential area close to the City. Foreshore lined with Norfolk Pines. A delightful stroll from the City on a nice day. Seats along the waterfront to relax. Good beach for swimming in the harbour. Several restaurants and small stores (Tip Top and...More

Thank iainmckay1
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