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Mount Victoria

Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
64 4 802 4860
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Ranked #3 of 125 Attractions in Wellington
Type: Lookouts, Outdoors
Owner description: High lookout point along Wellington's Southern Walkway gives visitors a spectacular view of the...
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Type: Lookouts, Outdoors
Owner description: High lookout point along Wellington's Southern Walkway gives visitors a spectacular view of the city and its surroundings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

awesome views regardless of weather, roads were under maintenance tho but worth the drive night or day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Perfect day and great view point to see Auckland's two volcano cones, harbors, military installations and pretty Devenport. Built on the remnants of Auckland's 3rd volcano cone, Mt Victoria is also home to a covered reservoir marked by its "magic mushroom" vents. Really a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This is a great hike that is not too intimidating. You can add it to a list of activities. It won't take much of your day. When you get to the top, you have 360 degree views. Highly recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

just a short drive and a good view, problem is there is not too much to see from the top, but nice enough for what it is

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Superb views of Wellington and surrounds; well worth doing and easily accessed by car or bus. Take your camera.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I like Wellington, friendly people a great bustour with Hammonds Botanical garden is nice and the best coffee of Wellington

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

With very limited time to spend in Wellington we had to pick and choose and I'm glad we included a drive to the top of Mount Victoria. The panoramic views are spectacular and must be seen to be understood. A Kiwi driver later told us that on narrow steep roads the custom is uphill traffic has right of way. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

There are plenty of good views in Wellington, but if you must go up Mt Vic ..... sure you can see for miles on a good day .... but best at night with city all lit up. I imagine a few proposals have been done here ..... as well as a few broken bones from people falling off tyre swing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

What's not to like about Mount Victoria? You can run up it like we did or drive for those less inclined to exercise. The view is incredible. A good start to the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

If you're as big of an LOTR fan as me you have to go to Mt. Victoria and find the spot where the Hobbits hid from the Ringwraith. Nough said.

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