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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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Fantastic Views

Great Views of the City and a lovely walk through the forest. Good luck finding the spot where Frodo and co jump off the road as there are no signs. We did enough walking in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Great Views of the City and a lovely walk through the forest. Good luck finding the spot where Frodo and co jump off the road as there are no signs. We did enough walking in the forest and felt like we had found the spot a few times! Probably need a guide to show you exactly where it is.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Wonderful views off the top of mount victoria showing off Wellington. A beautiful city with lots of character and there's no better place to see it from night or day than Mount Vic.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Came on a tour group included tour. What views. Lucky it was a sunny, clear day. Not sure if there were any loos here.....just a thought !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Recommendation: Take a hike up Mount Victoria. You can cross a filming site of the Lord of the Rings. The hike is rather steep, but the view is worth it. You can also go up by car, but that makes the experience less nice. You can easily do the hike up and down even if you are on your own.... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you get a chance either by a bus trip or via your car, Mount Victoria is worth the trip. The views are amazing of the City of Wellington sprawled out below. A photographer's dream on a sunny day and a great place to bring a brown bag lunch (have to take garbage with you) and relax on the hill.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great views of Wellington both in the daytime and nighttime. Free activity. I liked the memorial for antarctica at the carpark. Steps are lit at night time.

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We walked from the city but it is not that far but it can be a bit tough in oplaces for the not so young but it is worth it for the views of Wellinton and surrounds.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Definitely worth the time spent in driving here to get wonderful vistas of Wellington. Lots of free parking is available. Of course, you really need good weather for it to be really worthwhile.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Well worth the very windy drive up to see the city from above. Amazing views of the harbour, airport and city and not too busy. Hold on to your hat - it's windy up there.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We drove up to the top, and enjoyed wonderful views in every direction. Warm sunshine definitely enhanced the experience. Lots of interesting things to see, and good interpretative material.

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