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“Elegant walk and beautiful houses” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay
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Wellington City Scenic Tour
Ranked #8 of 229 things to do in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Wellington, New Zealand
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128 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Elegant walk and beautiful houses”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2014

Oriental bay is wirth of having a look. You can also have great coffee or food. There is a real cosmopolitan feeling and great beach. Wellingtonisns are running there and tourists taking selfies. Nice Sunday afternoon walk or any time walk if Sunday is not on option for you.

Visited June 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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“Great People Watching”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2014

A great place to stroll or cycle and people watch. A good place to have a paddle or swim on a warm day with the back drop of the city behind you. Lovely later in the evening with less people around and the cafes are great.

Visited February 2014
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Sydney, Australia
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48 reviews
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“Another place of lifetime memories for our family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2014

I love walking around Oriental Bay and also another great thing to do is hire a cart especially with kids who might tire of walking.

There is always so much happening around Oriental Bay. Plenty of walker, joggers, visitors and local enjoying the lovely sea air.

Visited January 2014
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Wellington, New Zealand
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108 reviews
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“Perfect on a sunny day. ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Oriental Bay is awesome but particularly good on a sunny day. I spend so much time here just walking around the bay. There are lovely views of the city, cafés, playgrounds and toilets & water fountains to make life a bit easier. The paths are wide - luckily as this place is packed on a workday lunchtime with runners working in the city or in the weekend with families out & about.
You can walk forever and if you're up for a bit of s challenge then walk up and explore Mt Victoria while you're at it too!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Even on a miserable day it's ok”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2014

It was a grey gloomy misty rain day, but the view was great and it was still a lovely walk. We had an ice cream and looked at the properties around with the sheer cliffs etc. Some of the houses were right on the road side. Just an interesting place to visit. Then we went up to Mt Vic lookout - highly recommend.

Visited May 2014
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