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Address: Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 0(4) 802 4860

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Do buy an ice cream and take a walk around the bay, and time it right to see the water fountain. Nice sandy beach and a childrens playground, toilet facilities as well

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Porirua, New Zealand
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Porirua, New Zealand
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133 reviews 133 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Do buy an ice cream and take a walk around the bay, and time it right to see the water fountain. Nice sandy beach and a childrens playground, toilet facilities as well

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

A pleasure to amble around Oriental Bay in the lovely sunshine. Most picturesque . Interesting to observe the many activities along the foreshore

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Pretty good considering it's a white sand beach so close to the city, and the area is quite nice. But plastic packaging from some plant along the coast litters the beach and other pollution problems. Definitely nothing to write home about but if you want to go and sit on a beach and for some reason you can't get out... More 

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

If you feel like a stroll with a view you canwalk along the waterfront.Oriental Bay is a swimmable beach with a wide promenade beside it. In the weekend it is very popular with locals out walking or tunning or hiring a 4 wheel bicycle that seats 4.It is beautiful.

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uk
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51 reviews 51 reviews
5 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It's a promenade, full of runners, people sitting and relaxing. At night it's lit up and it's lovely. There isn't a lot to do apart from watch the world go by . I miss Wellington

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Wellington, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Wellington's climate is not tropical. There is a local saying that 'You can't beat Wellington on a good day" and Oriental Bay sums this up perfectly. A lovely wide path around the harbour and marina offers cafe's, great views and a wonderful place to run or bike. Views are fantastic but it is exposed to the weather so if it... More 

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Wellington New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Oriental Bay on a sunny Sunday afternoon is a lovely place - very busy, with cafes and small shops to visit along the way - it is a favourite spot for families. Walk a bit further round the bay and escape the crowds - views along the waterfront are still lovely, but the ambience is much better. Close to town,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

...strolling around on a sunny winter's afternoon it is full of families and people out enjoying the stunning views and relaxed family vibe...

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Sydney
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188 reviews 188 reviews
45 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Walk from the ferry terminals to Oriental Bay . Really delightful architecture all around , meander past the Te Papa, watch the families frolicking onthe beach and lunch time joggers.

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Otago Region, New Zealand
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Enjoy the views and scenery of the busy city, on shore and at sea. Find a sheltered spot to have a picnic (get sandwiches and drinks from Courtenay Place new world supermarket) and relax whilst observing the city.

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