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“A blast from the past”
Review of Wright's Hill

Wright's Hill
Ranked #70 of 236 things to do in Wellington
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hastings, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“A blast from the past”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

It is an intriguing place. I hope that it is always preserved in its present fcondition.

Visited October 2011
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
167 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“magnificent”
Reviewed December 15, 2011

this is only open 3x a year (the fortress) but it is magnificent!
Wright hill is a lovely place for a walk or picnic and commands super views but the underground fort with gun batteries is the bees knees.

Visited December 2011
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Perth, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Gun emplacement / tunnels”
Reviewed November 7, 2010

had the good fortune of visiting and locating the remains of the turret's, a bit of NZ defense history apparently. can drive or take a short stroll to locate. PLUS there is also a guided tour of the tunnels connecting each cannon location (think it was three by memory). The tour is very limited.. as maybe only a handful of times a year! best check with the wellington information center for more precise details. Nice

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