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Scorching Bay

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Address: Karaka Bay Road | Seatoun, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 0(4) 802 4860

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Beach and brunch

Enjoyed a drive from the CBD to this cove. Had brunch at Scorch-o-rama and had a pleasant meal. Would recommend the full day to stop and hike around the area as well

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed a drive from the CBD to this cove. Had brunch at Scorch-o-rama and had a pleasant meal. Would recommend the full day to stop and hike around the area as well

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are some restaurants near this beach, and it is accessible with a public transport, so there will be some people all the time. However, much less crowded than the Oriental Bay beach.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

A favourite spot for quiet contemplation in winter and family fun in summer. A local cafe provides wholesome fair that hits the spot for any time of the year

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I loved scorching bay great place to stop and rest or have a picnic. The water are clear and the sight is lovely

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Mersin, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I had the chance to stay in this beautiful area of Wellington and would recommend a visit to this relaxing spot by the sea. You may even catch some penguins roaming on the rocks. The bus schedules out here are confusing and inconsistent so be sure to check that you are getting on the right bus line before heading out... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Picture perfect postcard view on a sunny day. Great to relax before or after a long journey, take a packed lunch and enjoy the panorama or tlking to the locals,

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Absolutely gorgeous area, nice to walk around, great for taking pictures. There are bathrooms, benches, and even a play area for kids. There is also a very cute cafe which is great for enjoying an ice cream or iced coffee!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

What an outstanding view and even on a grey cold day it was cosy and warm. The food was lovely and the service is good.

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Wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We live in Wellington and adore this area and in particular Scorching bay /karaka bay.The bays are lovely for a swim or a picnic and sheltered from the dominant northerly.Very picturesque .

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We drive to the bay on a regular basis for a trip round the edge of the harbour to the cafe and a look at the cute houses perched against the hill. The drive and the cafe are worth the effort.

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