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“A perfect rocky bay”
Review of Scorching Bay

Scorching Bay
Ranked #29 of 234 things to do in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A perfect rocky bay”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

Blue seas, rocks and rockpools, scrubby vegetation - and a cafe where you can sit and admire it all.

Visited September 2012
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“I love this place”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

OK, I am waffling between 4 and 5 stars. I cand honestly say that I have only eaten here once, and it was great. Great food for the price and amazing location. But I am not an expert on their food......so no promises. What I do know is that the staff are always really nice ( not gushy or over the top, but honestly nice) and they make excellent TEA. Dont you dare try to drink i before properly steeped or you will be told off! Their slices are great, and they have ice creams (even in winter) so the kids love it too. Honestly, if I am thinking about a cafe on a sunny day with the kids I head here!

Visited November 2012
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Wellington, New Zealand
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36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Rugged coastline”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

I love areas of rocky coastline they look great in a storm and great when it is calm. I love the different moods.

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Adelaide, Australia
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327 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
“Great Christmas Day Spot”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

Having spent the last two Christmas Days on Scorching Bay, I would recommend to others. It gets real busy and a great atmosphere (as much as you can get an atmosphere on a beach). Sure, its not going to be Bondi, with the brisk chill cutting in whatever the weather in Welly, but a lovely treat for those like us from the UK who want to spend some time doing something different.

Its great to see others cooking meals, sipping champagne and opening presents. Loved our two Christmas Days there.

Visited December 2011
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Boston, Massachusetts
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213 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Lovely beaches”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

the drive along Scorching Bay is spectacular, but not for the faint of heart. Lovely views all along the way.

Visited October 2012
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