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Mount Victoria

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Address: Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4-802 4860
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High lookout point along Wellington's Southern Walkway gives visitors a...

High lookout point along Wellington's Southern Walkway gives visitors a spectacular view of the city and its surroundings.

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The lookout is 196m above Wellington, accessible by car or a walkway through Town Belt. We chose the easier drive to the site’s parking lot. A short walk from there and we were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Thornhill, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lookout is 196m above Wellington, accessible by car or a walkway through Town Belt. We chose the easier drive to the site’s parking lot. A short walk from there and we were rewarded with great views of the city, harbour, airport and Matiu Somes Island amongst many other things. If you’re there long enough you’ll see ferries, flights and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

for driving us up here, although it was an absolutely wild day (day after quake) you did your best to give us a last look around Welly & show us the main things that I wanted to do but missed because of Sergeant Major. It was a lovely drive up there with loads of scenery, & of course the wonderful... More 

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Rothenbuch, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the top location in Wellington, you see the whole town, all directions, all parts of town including the airport with starting and landing planes. But here are also walkes, nice with view and nature. Here also is the location of the filming of "The Lord of the Rings" , the first encounter with the black rider. Signposting is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is worth the 30 minute walk from the bottom to look over Wellington. Very pleasant park land too. Or you can get a bus or a taxi.

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Thank SkierLondon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very well worth excursion to Mount Victoria to see the amazing truly panoramic view of the Wellington area including Oriental Bay, harbour, airport, and all of the hills around the city... truly beautiful spot.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a great place to bring your family and friend if they do not live in Wellington. Not a really good place for local people since it just a little lookout and nothing is around there. However, it is definitely a good place for a date since it is quiet and away from Wellington CBD.

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Thank Tsung-Yin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The summit provides an excellent view of Wellington city,including the harbour.There are a few steps which can be easily climbed.A good place to take photographs,with Wellington city in the background.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very easy to drive to the look-out, very well signed posted and a good road. Plenty of parking at the top (at least on the Wednesday lunchtime when we went). Lovely views over Wellington and on the other side, the airport with flights taking off at regular intervals. Park staff were busy planting attractive long grasses along the sides of... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went up twice once to see the view and the second time we took our dinner up and watched the sunset absolutely beautiful!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

while it will take you longer to get there than you will spend enjoying the scenery, it is worth the visit.

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