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A very nice walking track with views

There is more to the Te Ahumairangi Hill park than just a lookout. There is also a system of trails... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
SDTwit
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Vermillion, South Dakota
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Beautiful views of the city, in the city

This is an easy track - easy to access from the city. Easy to drive up or walk up. On a great day... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
drjandthemissus
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Dubai
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18 Mar 2018
“A very nice walking track with views”
27 Oct 2017
“Beautiful views of the city, in the city”
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An alternative to the much busier Mount Victoria lookout with amazing views of the city below, right next to Botanic Gardens, short walk from the city centre
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Orangi Kaupapa Road, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

My accommodation was in the north in Thorndon about 1-2km from the Wellington city centre, so when I found out about this lookout a short walk away I tried it out. I walked up at 9am on a sunny Saturday just in my sneakers, and...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

There is more to the Te Ahumairangi Hill park than just a lookout. There is also a system of trails or paths through some beautiful forest. Many beautiful birds, and some amazing views over the city and harbor.

Thank SDTwit
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is an easy track - easy to access from the city. Easy to drive up or walk up. On a great day, you can see forever. Gives you a great glimpse of all of Wellington.

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Wanted to find a lookout perfect for admiring the city at sunset, but without all the tourists that flock to Mount Victoria and the Botanic Gardens. Found out about this hill through googling - what a great little find! The hike up the hill is...More

1  Thank Catrine W
Reviewed 3 November 2016

On a tour recently with Wellington scenic city tour, the driver/guide Bruce took us up to this spot, he made it clear that a lot of locals didn't know about it, to the point where the roads can only fit one car to and from...More

Thank Toan N
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Good place to go to get a look over Wellington. Only a short drive from the City centre and a 50 meter walk from the car park. I find lookouts such as this one are a good way to orient the city attractions such as...More

Thank Lakemba
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This is another side view from mount vic . Take guest tourist or yourself for the view . It's fantastic on a clear day and at night for the lights

Thank Sandra D
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This used to be known as Tinakori Hill and was hope to the radio masts for Wellington radio ZLW shore to ship radio station. All the buildings have been removed and a viewpoint installed. Along with picnic tables, one which has plaques commemorating the radio...More

Thank pockets106
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Having arrived in April 2015 in Wellington, one of my first excursions was a hike up to the Ahumairangi Hill recreational area located north west above Thorndon. Having quite a jet-lag coming from Europe I woke up very early in the morning and decided to...More

Thank Rayner1955
Reviewed 10 January 2016

The fact that this lookout is so little known makes it even better. We went there and were the ONLY ONES up the hill. Perfect view over the city. There are even lunch tables with a view, and we could eat unbothered by anyone. The...More

Thank MathildeP21
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Very few people know about this lookout, but the views you get are just as spectacular as those from Mt Victoria. It is well worth a visit.

Thank davidandjoy025
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