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Oriental Bay

Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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“sunny day” (71 reviews)
“city beach” (20 reviews)
Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice beach to relax by and walk along. Not overly large beach and can guess it would be busy in summer and warmer months

Thank michellelI1074HP
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice area of town that has a beach and some old Victorian era homes. It's mostly nice 1) to have a beach in the city and 2) it's shielded from the cold Southerly wind. If you take a long walk on the...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a favourite spot for a lot of people. Its quality matches or exceeds the Mediterranean Riviera and its a short walk from Downtown Wellington.

Thank MichaelJG90277
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach is small but sandy and lovely place to chill on a sunny day, few nice cafes opposite the beach.

Thank Jools66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bay area is totally beautiful. It was sooo cold the day we stopped off. The views are amazing. Id love to visit in Summer.

Thank Jo A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely area close to the city, great walking prominade by the sea. Lots of joggers, dog walkers enjoying the area. A clean little beach for swimmers and public pools closeby.

Thank Margy M
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A lovely beach with imported sand.... wide walkway lots of space for everyone, bikes,people etc lots of places to rest and a selection of cafes and restaurants this is a wealthy area and they price accordingly, you can swim there but check for signs up...More

Thank sonia p
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I think this IS THE place to go in Wellington, even when it is raining you can sit in the Boat Cafe observe the ocean and eat great food.

Thank Nina L
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

A sandy beach in the city, a very short walk from the CBD. It doesn't sound like Wellington but be assured it is! A wonderful recreational activity if you have an hour or two free and feel like a walk. Interesting views of the harbour...More

Thank Old V
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to stroll to from CBD. Keep warm. Lots of interesting people and watching the many different faces of the sea.

Thank Margo443
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