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Mount Victoria

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Address: Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 4 802 4860
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Description: High lookout point along Wellington's Southern Walkway gives visitors a...
High lookout point along Wellington's Southern Walkway gives visitors a spectacular view of the city and its surroundings.
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Awesome views of Wellington

Love the view, can't wait to walk the track hopefully find were they did lord of rings scene. Does anyone know what track it on plus were about is it on the track? If your not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 NEW

Love the view, can't wait to walk the track hopefully find were they did lord of rings scene. Does anyone know what track it on plus were about is it on the track? If your not doing the track 30 min long enough

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Gisborne, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

Must see vantage point of Wellington Harbour and landscape. Find out some history while you are there.. CAUTION "windy wellington" got its name for a reason!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 NEW

So close to city centre, with great views over the bays as a reward for a short but steep run (around 15 mins to the summit, would guess around 30 walking) Well maintained paths zig-zagging up and down the hill allow you to feel like you're in the bush without having the leave the city

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Bangi
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Take No 20 bus from downtown to the end station at Mt Victoria (NZ$3.50). No public bus service Sat & Sun. Can get very windy and cold in the afternoon/ night even in the summer. So bring additional clothing just in case.

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Mount Victoria has great views of the city, and is a nice walk from downtown Wellington. If you have time, I would suggest the lookout at the Brooklyn windmill instead. It is a bit farther from the central city, but has a prettier walk and better views.

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

A great place to see the city from, and too experience the windy city at its best! Easy to get to by car

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Gainesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Make sure you go up on a clear day, the views are amazing. You can see all of Wellington. The cable car gives easy access and is inexpensive, a site not to miss.

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York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Great panoramic views of Wellington and useful info boards. There are toilets near the top but the signage is a bit confusing.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I'm a local and go walking or running through Mt Vic most days of the week. Once you're in the town belt section of Mt Vic (whether from the top of Marjoribanks street, or even entering from the path just up from the Monastery on Hawker street - both these ways are signposted from Courtnay Place) it's about 20 minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were so lucky to visit on such a lovely day. The views are incredible and there's information signs around to help you.

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