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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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Good View, But I Prefer the Wellingto Observatory.

It was a decent hike to the top of Mount Vic, there are also public buses available. The view itself was okay, I much preferred the view from the botanic gardens at the Wellington... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It was a decent hike to the top of Mount Vic, there are also public buses available. The view itself was okay, I much preferred the view from the botanic gardens at the Wellington Observatory, much more beautiful of a hike and you can see more of the city from there than from Mount Vic. But still, worth a look.

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

As a local I have always taken visitors up here. Mt Vic lookout offers a 360 degree view of Wellington, and on a sunny day it will not disappoint. Quite possibly the best view of Wellington and its free. Only 10min drive from central city and easy to find. Take up lunch or a coffee for a short trip, sit... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

If you have wheels then a trip to Mount Victoria Lookout is a must - a quick drive from Courtenay Place, marvel over the magnificent sight of the small capital city that packs a punch!. If you don't have your own wheels then save yourself the hassle and take in the view from the Cable Car lookout. Buses are infrequent... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

We take all our visitors up Mt Victoria, today a perfect Wellington day, but have been when the wind was gale force! Interesting drive up the hill, and the views are to die for! We'll take care when driving up and down! Truly stunning 360 degree views beautiful by day and stunning and romantic by night. You could walk up... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Great 360 views of the city and harbour. I've visited the lookout for years and it never gets old. It's a must do for anyone visiting the sites of Wellington.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

Great lookout with nice trails and of course it is where some of Lord of the Rings was filmed. Looks out over Wellington.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We didn't get to see it in daylight but I can tell you that the night experience was breathtaking. This is something that takes little effort but offers spectacular views of Wellington. The cold windy night made it all the more exhilarating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Great 360 degree views but take your coat as it can get blustery! Good access by car or can walk up from below.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Decided to take the time to have a quick look at the view before an appointment on a Sunday morning, and was surprised at the lovely view. The road to the top is narrow and windy, but the view you get at the top makes it worth it. The view is stunning, a lovely view over the city. Definitely worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Visited on a rainy day so our walk around was limited. The road up to the lookout is narrow and winds around the hill with cars parked on the side of the road which made it a challenge at times. The views are awesome and worth the yuk road to get there. There are several vantage points and stairs to... More 

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