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

Oriental Bay is a must visit for all visitors to Wellington, especially on a nice sunny day. You can swim, you can lounge on the beach, go for a walk, have a yummy icecream, buy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
560Savita
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Wellington, New Zealand

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Oriental Bay is a must visit for all visitors to Wellington, especially on a nice sunny day. You can swim, you can lounge on the beach, go for a walk, have a yummy icecream, buy real fruit juice.

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed on Victoria look out and walked down to Oriental Bay on our first morning. Nice intro to the city. Good information on the city along the waterfront, wide boardwalk with joggers and Mums pushing toddlers in strollers. Good views up the hills and locals swimming in the sea. Felt like smarter parts of Vancouver. Easy walk to Nat... More 

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Thank tonytone1
Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well presented food and settings for big party. Food is good but expensive. Good environment to have dinner.

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Thank FUNG H
Chur, Switzerland
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104 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place with a promenade cafe's and restaurant with a sandy beach is a must for Wellington visitors. I much prefer the longer road via Oriental bay to the Airport.

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Thank ToblerE
Nelson - New Zealand
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71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a great place to relax and take in the sights. If you can't have solitude you may as well have awesome cafe's amazing architure housing behind you, views of a vibrant city over the water and water though cold, quite safe for swimming.

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Thank CJandT
Ossett, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wellington is one of the worlds finest cities, no I am not a Kiwi, and oriental bay is the jewel in the crown. Wide sandy beach, plenty of space, restaurants nearby, ice cream parlour across the road.......what more could you want?

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Thank Thomas44_14
North Shore City, New Zealand
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oriental Parade is a lovely place for a stroll on a warm summer evening. There is a fountain in the sea which changes colour, and the city lights look lovely from there.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place for a relaxing walk along the shoreline. Or a quik dip in the water if you are into ice bathing type cold sea. Some nice coffee places along the road too...

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Thank Sverre P
Christchurch, New Zealand
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this beach, and the walk there is great. My kids had a great time walking round Oriental parade and walking along the beach. So much to see

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Wellington, New Zealand
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like it but there are more beautiful beaches in wellington. this is crowded most of the time. Because it's so popular there are lots of activities here :) Sup, surfing,.. A good place for a nice summer swim if you don't mind the people (which can be avoided by coming at a different time) :)

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