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Scorching Bay

Karaka Bay Road | Seatoun, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Winter at the Beach

New Zealand has 15,000 km of coastline, and Scorching Bay is one of them. Even in winter, it's a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CarolDM1900
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Montpelier, Vermont
relaxing

look into the ocean enjoy the calm and the wind .house's near by nice there is a bus from kortny... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bjackhal
,
Willemstad, Curacao
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“scorch o rama” (15 reviews)
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Karaka Bay Road | Seatoun, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
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+64 4-802 4860
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"scorch o rama"
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"beautiful beach"
in 7 reviews
"sunny day"
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"white sand"
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"great drive"
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"scenic drive"
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"climbing structure"
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"cafe ice"
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"protected from the wind"
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"chocolate fish"
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"sea birds"
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"shelly bay"
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"oriental bay"
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"interislander ferry"
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"great place to visit"
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"new zealand"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank CarolDM1900
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

look into the ocean enjoy the calm and the wind .house's near by nice there is a bus from kortny place all the way here

Thank bjackhal
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

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

Thank travelfan31
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

The beach is lovely, with good amenities (toilets and showers) and the water was clean. Enjoy the Gulls too. A good area for picnic.

Thank joanadventure
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This is an interesting location to go on a coast walk - as far as you want, but then you have to retrace your steps. There are some nice views and it is a bit disconcerting to see the signs painted on the footpath, directing...More

Thank Roger E
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Lovely little beach on a hot day, great for all the family, take your snorkel and have a look around the rocks, watch the interislander ferry head out or in then wait for the waves, plenty of parking, good changing rooms, toilets, tracks bak up...More

Thank mcdsquared2
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

My cousins took me here for lunch. The whole place had a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere with lovely views over the water.

Thank Ivor M
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Wellington once again allows you to go to a piece of (relative) wilderness on the very edge of the Capital; beware of Penguins crossing signs on the road. Love it.

Thank The C
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We had a Lovely walk along the beach in the brisk wind, but refreshing and invigorating all the same

Thank RichardvG
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

If you catch the bay on a scorcher of a day it really won't lead your hopes astray. Don't be a fool! The water is clear and cool, and will easily overrule the local public pool. After a swim be sure to stop in at...More

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