Bob’s Bay
Bob’s Bay
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422iana
Dunedin, New Zealand3,339 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Family
There is a small beach. Accessible from the road above. It is a steep but short track down. There are toilets in the bay and a very narrow sandy beach.
Written 14 January 2022
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Ezra710
Christchurch, New Zealand1,419 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Solo
A quiet 30 minute walk [one way], of which there are two options - the upper and lower tracks. I took the upper which, after a short climb, meanders above the coast line before descending into Bob's Bay where there is a swimming beach [too cool today], a picnic table and toilet. An enjoyable walk and, for me, the start of the full walk out to the Snout [carry on up to the carpark and then another 80 minutes beyond].
Written 27 May 2021
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Bea T
Wellington, New Zealand389 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
It only takes 25 minutes to walk from the Marina to Bob's Bay. The walk has a bit of up and down in it, but can be considered as an easy walk. The bay it self is nice and it feels that you can almost touch the ferries if they come around the corner. there is a toilet and a pick nick table.
Written 1 April 2021
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Naina-Damani
London, UK999 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
We were driven in a group with AATKings around Bob’s Bay and just stopped to admire the waterfront and take photos.
Written 17 February 2021
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peter m
Sydney, Australia75 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Picton is a place where ugly people swarm in from the cruise ships, but such people simply won't walk. Our walk there and back probably took two hours, and the people off the cruise ship of the day that we met were all pleasant. The track parallels the coast, offers views, look-downs and nice rocks. The last section down to the bay is not for the over-80s because it's gravelly, but if you are between 4 and 80, give it a try. The pit toilet can be an interesting experience for city folk.
Written 14 February 2020
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Dona S
Porirua, New Zealand852 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
We took the lower track from Picton to Bob's Bay - some steep and narrow bits with a sharp drop off to the ocean, but very pretty and lovely views. Bob's Bay is quiet and looks great for a swim, but it was too cold the day we were there. There is another walkway for the less mobile, apparently - Bob's Bay upper track.
Written 12 December 2019
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jasdombo
Wellington, New Zealand120 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Couples
Take the lower track to Bobs Bay, it's right on the waterfront, really well constructed track and beutiful.
Written 14 June 2019
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