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“Lovely Bay But Most Have Their Eyes Closed”
Review of Lyall Bay

Lyall Bay
Ranked #29 of 199 things to do in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Having seen this beautiful bay to your left as you fly into Wellington airport (if the wind is in the north) may times it is a very pretty and sometime spectacular place but sadly most have their eyes closed as the handle the bumpy ride down the runway. Many years ago a little after the Wahini disaster the surf was really up in the 100 KM hour plus winds and enough to close Wellington for some days and the bay was something else again, I think.

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

A great spot to park up and watch planes fly in and out on a windy day/evening. On a lovely day grab some fish & chips and relax

1  Thank nicmack
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Beautiful spot for a swim on a nice day. A couple of great cafes around too. Would suggest either going by car or being prepared to walk as they are a little spread out along the bay.

Thank drKat_10
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Lyall Bay is a beautiful place to visit and relax. I recommend coming here on a sunny day and spending the day on the beach. There are great cafes near by to stop off for lunch.

Thank Lady_Katie_Kate
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

It's a beautiful beach, a place for people and pets both. Surfers, too, if the waves are good. In addition to the sand, there is a paved walk way all around the bay. Toilets and play area for the kids. Numerous really good cafes along the way, too. Great spot on a great day. Bus #3 runs along here.

Thank drjandthemissus
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