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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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A great spot for meditation and being amongst nature - all within a 15 minute drive from the CDB

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Drgorr
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

The bay is very beautiful. We drive from Wellington to there. Along the way is extremely beautiful. The restaurant 'Scorch-O-Rama' is great bay to dine in and enjoy the stunning view of the bay. There is a staircase next to the restaurant that you may get up from there to enjoy the bay view from another angle.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

My entire exposure to this gem was during a bike ride around the peninsula, but it was a lovely day and this was one of the few places I stopped. Well worth a drive, bike ride, or long walk just just to go there. Probably has some nice places for a meal

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