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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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Take two hours in Wellington. ....

... and visit the Mount Victoria lookout. The number 20 bus will take you all the way there - that bus is even called "Mount Victoria" which is helpful. At the end of the Mount... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

... and visit the Mount Victoria lookout. The number 20 bus will take you all the way there - that bus is even called "Mount Victoria" which is helpful. At the end of the Mount Victoria bus route you have reached the top. Get off the bus and climb up the last part to enjoy views in every direction over... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We traveled to the top and enjoyed the great views. The airport is seen looking in one direction. The other direction has nice mountain views . The water is view-able in all direction. The town is also seen from this spot.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Go here on a clear day and you will see the whole of Wellington and its surroundings. The busy airport is clearly visible and you will see the approach and departure of a number of aircraft even if there for a few minutes. To get to the actual summit involves quite a few stairs and on our visit I did... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I approached this via Charles Plimmer Park and went straight up. Within 30 minutes I was at the top - steep but nice hike. Nice views along the way, shaded, and a great view at the top. I then we down the "Southern Walkway" path which if I recall was marked red. This path was actually quite substantial and took... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A short (but steep) hike to the summit, with beautiful & rewarding views of Wellington, the waterfront, the airport etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here to see the views of the city on our Hop on hop off bus tour . The view of the city and to see the extent of the land reclamation along with the land the airport is on ...just fantastic

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must to do. We took a Hammond city tour and this was a stop. You get a 360 degree view of the city, spectacular views. The homes on the way up the mountain are fun to observe.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my second time to Wellington. The first time I was there, four years ago, we had planned to visit Mount Victoria but did not have the time so I made sure we went this time. Our main aim was to see the LOTR filming site, but we got lost and went all the way up to the Lookout... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked up and although it was strenuous it was very pleasant and well worth the view at the top. It's a great way to get a feel for the city. Shout out to the guy running the coffee van at the top who gave us some sun screen. The picture boards at the top also provided some really interesting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The views from the top of Mt Victoria are breathtaking. It really provides an incredible view of the harbour and the city of Wellington. We were taken up as part of our Topdeck tour so didn't need to walk too far - just from the carpark to the summit (100 - 200 metres). However, friends had walked and said it... More 

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