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Address: Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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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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Wow. The views from the top are simply incredible. You can see everything from up here, including the South Island on clear days. There are quite a few steps to get to the top, so... read more

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Colorado
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow. The views from the top are simply incredible. You can see everything from up here, including the South Island on clear days. There are quite a few steps to get to the top, so this isn't a hike for the physically challenged; however, there are still good views to be had from the parking area. Signs at the top... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The different walking tracks that lead you to the top may confuse you, but just keep going and you will find your way to the viewpoint. We were lucky to visit on a sunny day and the views were spectacular.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If in Wellington a visit up Mount Victoria is a must. The views are spectacular and I was incredibly lucky with the weather too. Great photo opportunities.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very good point of reference when visiting Wellington. You need to make it to the top for the best scenery. Many people walk up and down but the public bus gets you almost to the top you just need to climb a few stairs and you are there. Other options include driving up or a bike or... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Take the inexpensive city bus rather than the expensive on/off tourbus or strenuous hike to this perfect overlook of the city's placement amidst water and land.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just drove up to this, as we didn't have time to do the walk - but the weather was fantastic and so the views that we got of Wellington were extensive and at their best. Very well worth it - although you do need a map to get through the maze of roads leading up the hill!

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Brisbane, Queensland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is well worth the bus ride up to the top for the amazing views across the Wellington region. There is an unobstructed view of the CBD, the harbour, the Cook Strait and the distant Hutt Valley. It is fun to wait for a bit to see planes landing and taking off from the nearby airport. Take the bus for... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Worth the effort in getting there by car, bus or on foot ( a bit of a trek !!). The 360 views are great and you can soak up all the activities going on in and around the port area.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were expecting wind having been told that Wellington is the windiest city on earth but we were blessed with sunshine and no wind; couldn't have been better. Th highest platform is worth the climb up with just great panoramic views over the city. There were a lot of people when we were there but there was still lots of... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We went to this lookout as part of a tour There is some stairs to climb but it is worth it The view was fantastic with a great view in any dorectoon

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