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Address: Off Steyne Ave | Plimmerton, Wellington 2004, New Zealand
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+64 4-802 4860

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great small visit, perfect when its low tide

we visited Plimmerton Beach a couple of times on a recent trip to New Zealand. when the tide is out there is plenty of sand/beach to run around on but I believe at high tide... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 January 2017
FunFlyingFour
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Okinawa, Japan
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Okinawa, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

we visited Plimmerton Beach a couple of times on a recent trip to New Zealand. when the tide is out there is plenty of sand/beach to run around on but I believe at high tide the water comes up pretty close to the sea wall. one night we walked to a local takeaway shop for food and brought it back... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Plimmerton Beach is ideal for children, particularly at or near high tide. It is safe for swimming and generally free of any big waves. There are several cafes and a fish and chip shop as well as one or two other shops. The beach is a great place to eat fish and chips while the walk from the railway station... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great beach to sit and eat chips or pizza on watching the sun go down. Big wide sandy beach which can get up good winds. If you're into windsurfing this place is popular when the conditions are right. Easy to park up and take a stroll.

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Muscat, Oman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

We did a walk on the coast from Plimmerton to Paekakariki. The beach is really peaceful on a sunny day and you can either walk alongside or just have a picnic. This would be great for families and friends who want to chill out on summer's day!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We took a man in a wheelchair for an outing by train to Plimmerton. He loved the ride along the waterfront. It was easy going from the train station all the way to the boat club. The paths are mostly excellent and there are seats dotted along the way to stop and take in the views. We had lunch in... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We love walking from one end to the other which takes about 1 hour. The coast is lovely with variety from rock pools to a lovely sandy beach. There is a boat ramp and lots of lovely seaside homes. The sunsets are beautiful. You can buy a pizza or fish and chips and eat them overlooking the water. Most of... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Gorgeous beach for a walk in this lovely out to town bay. No matter what weather there is always something to enjoy. Great cafe , public toilets and cute shopping nearby.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Visited my brother & his wife in Plimmerton. We went for a walk down to Plimmerton Beach, it was absolutely stunning. Lots of people were walking along the beachside that day.

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Porirua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2014

Watching a sunset is simply amazing. Cafes or takeaways available. Nice seating along the waterfront footpath.

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

Plimmerton beach is a short stroll from the train station, ( about 30minutes train ride from wellington central station.). There are a few shops to browse, but whats even better is the waterfront footpath that allows for an excellent hike round to the point, where there are toilets, a yacht club and picnic area. The views along the way are... More 

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