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Wellington Wind Turbine

Address: via Ashton Fitchett Drive, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
Phone Number: 04 801 4000
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Ranked #27 of 126 Attractions in Wellington
Type: Educational Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Educational Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This place is a must visit if you are in wellington NZ. We were there last week and love the mountain view and the city of Wellington view. Also don't miss Mr Wellington memorial while you up there it is awesome.

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London
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172 reviews 172 reviews
37 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

It's a bit of a trek outside of Welly but well worth it when you get to the top. Really interesting to read about the turbine and the area also looks good if your into mountain biking. Definitely recommended trip.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Amazing panoramic views from the turbine. Its the place to get up close and personal with a massive wind turbine being able to get access right up to the structure. As you'd guess it was very windy and cold even on a warm day so make sure you've got a jacket. The access up to the turbine can be tricky... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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128 reviews 128 reviews
64 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

its is a site in itself, no loos. But, bikers start from here as do walkers to the radar site on the distant shore. take wind proofs and have a flask in the car for when you get back. even a change of clothes for if its raining you will get wet! Mike

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Amazing view! Obviously very windy and cool. Especially beautiful when bright and sunny! ...................

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Kerrville, Texas
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103 reviews 103 reviews
27 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I live in Texas, and we have these turbines in West Texas, but I have never seen one up close and personal. I loved it. I am much into renewable resources. The site had some great info about the turbines. The views from the Turbine hill are stunning. If you are in Welly, do go here.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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148 reviews 148 reviews
39 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Yo lada lay lada lay hee hoo! Do it. Drive up there. It's amazing. You can see the whole world and the windmill makes these fantastic "whoosh" noises. You won't be dismayed.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Stunning views of Wellington are the main attraction here. Some great walking and mountain biking tracks. Definitely worth a look.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

This place has a gate so is only open during daylight hours and is open for an hour less in winter I think. It's a steep windy track by road but at the top of it as well as the turbine information centre and the turbine itself you can see the predator-proof-fence of the Zealandia and the mountain bike track.... More 

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Wellington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Historical gem making use of Wellington's famous wind. Not too far from city and spectacular photos of the city and Cook Strait can be taken from here. Interesting story information available on the turbine and one can get quite close compared to other turbine sites.

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