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Review of Mount Kaukau

Mount Kaukau
Ranked #25 of 236 things to do in Wellington
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Reviewed December 13, 2013

Stunning views of Wellington - an effort to get here but once on top, you will appreciate the effort. Wellington looks much better when you look down from above.

Thank RonWamberal
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Reviewed November 8, 2013

I've been up here twice now, once at night and once in the day. Both view were very nice. I was lucky enough to have a clear, calm, and warm evening looking out. Great walk to bring a cup of tea and enjoy at the top in the evening or bring up a picnic in the day.

Thank nnej4eva
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

I went on a guided summer walk put on by Wellington City Council. WCC put out a brochure of all their walks early December. I figure we hiked up and down every saddle on the Wellington skyline just to get to Mt Kaukau, puff-puff-puff ... Mt Kaukau, itself, was the hardest walk but this may have been 'cause we were so tired by the time we reached it. But the view from the top was marvellous and I felt so triumphant. Lots of folk walk up and down Kaukau, mostly in weekends, even kids Even though it has the title 'Mt' it's not difficult and can be done, on its own, in just a few hours.

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

Take the car or train to get near or near abouts and then go for it!! One hell of an uphill walk for one hell of a 360 over Wellington!

Thank holiday_addict1963
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

The easy to follow path is Accessed from Khandallah park which is sheltered and surrounded by bush - in the summer the swimming pool is open and that's a great way to finish off a climb up Mt Kaukau. The path winds through bush, at times beside a beautiful stream, then as you get higher the bush turns to scrub. There are fabulous views over Wellington as you climb upwards, then up the top you can see all the hills that surround Wellington and fabulous 360degree views

2  Thank djmum
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