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Well worth a visit on a sunny day

Scorching Bay - A great little spot, handy to the city, with a wide view of the entrance to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The Pilbara, Australia
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Nice scenic drive

Located close to Weta Cave in the Miramar area. Look for Scorch-O-Rama for lunch. Very scenic with... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Dileep B
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scorching Bay - A great little spot, handy to the city, with a wide view of the entrance to the Cook Strait. Soft white sand, convenient toilets and changing rooms, a playground for young children, smooth grassy spaces above the beach, and quite a bit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Located close to Weta Cave in the Miramar area. Look for Scorch-O-Rama for lunch. Very scenic with places to stop and enjoy the scenery.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dileep B
Reviewed 10 December 2018

A wonderful part of the coastline near the city. Really enjoyed driving along near the water in the sunshine - definitely worth the effort

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I took a drive around the Miramar Peninsula after visiting the Weta Cave. It was an excellent drive. Speed limit is often 40 km/h which gives you time to look around. Well worth the time it takes.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ulwazi
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Scorching Bay is a nice little beach on the scenic coastal road. Lots of great scenery around this area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ladybugsSydney
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Whether the sea is calm or rough, this is a beautiful coastline and the bay is quaint and picture-worthy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank shirlzb
Reviewed 25 October 2018

I just love this beach in summer. Far superior to Oriental Bay. I just love the feel of this place like its a small cove tucked in a hill-y back drop. It's like a hidden gem but also the worst kept secret because it gets...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jamuele
Reviewed 24 October 2018

It was lovely to meander around the bays and rocky shores so handy to the city and near our visit to weta workshops. We visited in two very different weather moods and enjoyed the transformations

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gorgle
Reviewed 29 July 2018

New Zealand has 15,000 km of coastline, and Scorching Bay is one of them. Even in winter, it's a great place to visit. Its wide, sandy crescent is sheltered from cold winter winds by a curving, rockbound border that juts into the harbor on the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CarolDM1900
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Nice quiet bay to the west of Wellington home of Peter Jackson director of Lord of the Rings. Great drive.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank travelfan31
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