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“Nice walk along the parade”
Review of Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay
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US$112.85*
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Scenic Shore Excursion of Wellington Highlights...
Ranked #14 of 246 things to do in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Not far from Tepapa and other well known Wellington sights, oriental bay is a great place for a scenic walk.

There are plenty of things to watch here, from people rollerblading to sunbathers, you won't be alone for long.

The views are amazing and great for photo ops, also there are plenty of coffee shops along the way.

My partner did say that it looked a bit like it was from the 70s, it does have that sor of look..in a good way.

Worth a trip.

Thank serina29
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

very vibrant place on a nice day, watch the ferries in and out of port, little boats, canoes, dragon boats, people jogging, walking cycling, plenty of eateries, cafes, ice cream, swimming at the beach (warm day), fryberg swimming pool, tugboat restaurant, pleanty of fish being caught in particular Kaiwahi, great place to just sit and enjoy a coffee or ice cream with friends, just watching the water.

Thank mcdsquared2
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Did a small car drive around the parade. Busy, sunny, curvy enjoyable and that was just the girlfriend ha ! Cool place to drive, grab a cold drink and an icecream park up at the beach or Go view the 1912 primemisisters and his wife memorial at the top of the hill. Very nice get out and about trip bring the sunglasses toga and towel or finnishing rod further on....take out the kids for an icecream. For all the adventerours theres a nudie beach further down carry on

Thank Alister N
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Swimming and sunbathing are popular in summer, as are walking, skating, cycling and generally socialising in a pleasant seaside environment. Beside the CBD but not in it, this is a great place to relax, with the addition of cafes, swimming pool and good views.

Thank Loreen B
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Walkers/ runners/ cyclists and skaters head this way. Lovely water bay views. watch the boats or ships come in/out. Stop and have brunch at one of the lovely cafes or restaurants surrounding the area. Their is a park for the kids. i love window shopping of the houses and apartments and even hotels nearby.

Thank karina f
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