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Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a pleasant stroll from the CBD with lots a groovy cafes along the way. For the more adventerous you could do a loop by walking up Mt Victoria. (you need to be fit / agile for this).

Thank kevlasultanpus
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Lovely area to relax, stretch your legs, do your fitness, swim, paddle or just have a meal. Beautiful surroundings & views and always something to look at

Thank RachelK3171
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Spend a hour walking around the Parade at Oriental Bay and enjoy the many little Restaurants on the waterfront. Plus you have a wonderful Museum as well and good for Children.

Thank Explorer811240
Reviewed 20 January 2018

This bay is well worth walking around. You can walk as little or as far as you want. There is a beach for sun bathing and the bay to swim in. Beautiful in sunny weather

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Nice place to spend a lazy afternoon. The beach is very nice. Relaxing place to go if you want to have some sand and beach time

Thank lovetotravel2250
Reviewed 11 January 2018

What a pretty place and we were fortunate we had a water view on the 7th floor of our hotel. Great place to walk around and restaurants nearby. Don't miss a visit and this is a better location to stay than the city

Thank ozhelen63
Reviewed 10 January 2018

There are a couple of cafes located right by the water as well as across the road. However, the most attractive option for us is to pack food and drinks laze on the beach (or park bench) for a picnic. Especially when the weather is...More

Thank photo_AC
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Lovely beach pretty much in the heart of the city. Really nice to walk around, get something to eat or have an ice cream.

Thank babydollq
Reviewed 6 January 2018

On a hot summers day this is a great place to go. Yes it will be crowded but there is room for everyone and if you don't want to lay in the sand or go for a swim you can walk along the parade and...More

Thank NesianStyle
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Crowded with lots of kids, families, and teens--Especially with the amazing Wellington summer, we have been getting.

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