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“Stunning view”
Review of Mount Kaukau

Mount Kaukau
Ranked #25 of 236 things to do in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

A relatively quick walk is rewarded with some outstanding views of Wellington region and the top of the South Island

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Reviewed January 29, 2013

Views of the city, harbour, valleys, farms, south island and plenty of fresh air. Well worth the walk (or mountain bike ride along the skyline trail)

Thank WLG-NZL
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Mt Kaukau can get very crowded on the weekends - best to head off up there first thing. Splendid views over Wellington

Thank RobMcG
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Reviewed January 12, 2013

Overlooking Wellington and home to numerous trails, fauna and flora, Mt Kaukau most commonly accessed from Khandallah (at the end of the road that leads to the bowling club). Strongly recommend taking a light jumper and some water as the walk up can be strenuous for some (well over 500 steps up) and it can be fairly windy at the top. On the way up the climb may seem endless but it's well worth it: amazing views. For the more athletic, Mt Kaukau leads onto the Skyline track. A track at least 12 to 14 km long if you take it all the way to Makara peak. Along the way there are numerous exits into Ngaio, Wilton, Karori should you want a shorter walk.

Thank MonnyQ
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

If you want great panoramic views over Wellington and the surrounding area, the hike up Mt Kaukau is well worth it.

Thank Rachel C
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