We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
257
All photos (257)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunny day”(76 reviews)
“oriental parade”(49 reviews)
“city beach”(20 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
12°
Sep
13°
Oct
15°
Nov
Contact
Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
Call
Ways to Experience Oriental Bay
from US$85.20
More Info
from US$112.50
More Info
from US$37.50
More Info
from US$203.90
More Info
Reviews (852)
There are newer reviews for Oriental Bay
See the most recent reviews
Filter reviews
773 results
Traveller rating
468
262
32
8
3
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
468
262
32
8
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviewssunny dayoriental paradecity beachlovely beachgreat place to walkinner citywater frontbeautiful walkwellington harbourmount victoriate papacafesfountainjoggersswimmerscbdplayground
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
21 - 30 of 773 reviews
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
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 hotels in Wellington
Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay
1,771 reviews
.88 km away
Ohtel
435 reviews
1.01 km away
Apollo Lodge Motel
470 reviews
1.09 km away
Bay Plaza Hotel
445 reviews
1.11 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,034 restaurants in Wellington
Whitebait
459 reviews
.97 km away
Coene's Bar & Eatery
360 reviews
.82 km away
One80o Restaurant & Lounge Bar
573 reviews
.89 km away
Kaffee Eis
130 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 375 attractions in Wellington
Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa)
11,987 reviews
1.28 km away
Mount Victoria
2,573 reviews
.81 km away
Harbourside Market Wellington
104 reviews
1.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Oriental Bay staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines