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Address: Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 0(4) 802 4860
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Perfect for chilling or people watching

One of the best and coolest spots to sit and enjoy the fabled Welly sunny day ;) They say you can't "beat Wellington on a good day." and this beach helps you understand why.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Los Angeles, California, United States

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

One of the best and coolest spots to sit and enjoy the fabled Welly sunny day ;) They say you can't "beat Wellington on a good day." and this beach helps you understand why.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Great man made beach. Very popular in summer, but always nice to visit. Every time I come to Wellington, I make a point to walk around here.

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This walk gives you the more suburban side of Wellington with nice cafes and relaxed beaches. Impressive views of the port too.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I live near here and it is one of the best beaches - even in Winter. Recently the sand was completely replaced - a big project done by the council but just shows how good this beach really is! If your a tourist in Wellington be sure to take a stroll around to Oriental Bay. If you feel like a... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Nice drive around the bay, the views are amazing and there is plenty of parking to get out and explore.

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

beautiful right in the centre of the city,lovely to go and sit and watch the ever changing views with the business behind you

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Being a city beach you can't expect too much, but it does look pretty and it is a sandy beach, can't really go wrong.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is one of the most charming and wanting to return places , i know . I never get tired of returning and enjoying the setting sun with the fountain playing , its heaven.

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San Francisco, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is one of the nicest drives on a sunny "magic" day. Stop ANYwhere along the way for a stroll on the beach or walkway, scenic view or whatever may catch your eye as you wind around the Welly coastal way to suburbs and airport.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I love visiting Oriental Bay, whatever the season. Such a beautiful spot to look out onto Wellington harbour. Nice restaurants, cafes and diary to visit for refreshments. Perfect spot for exercise

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