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Address: The Esplanade, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
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My faviourite beach

On a summers windless day in Wellington this is the place to be. Beautiful views. Quite swimming location that is sun kissed until about 8.30. Facilities are clean and tidy. Love... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

On a summers windless day in Wellington this is the place to be. Beautiful views. Quite swimming location that is sun kissed until about 8.30. Facilities are clean and tidy. Love the large open porch area. Water and bike stands supplied. loads of parking.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Views, everything you want in the great outdoors. So Proud I am a Kiwi in this beautiful location.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 December 2015

Safe and cozy small beach and rock pool area on the South Coast between Island and Lyall Bay.Restrooms and off-road car parking available. Awesome views looking towards Cook straight and South Island. One of my favourite beaches in Wellington.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

Princess Bay and neighbour Houghton Bay are the perfect pair on Wellington's South Coast. They have everything you need in coastal scenery, swimming spots, snorkelling, sea kayak, rock pool exploration, even boat launch and dog walking (Houghton only). RARELY crowded, and very sheltered in a Northerly, plenty of parking and toilet/change facilities at Princess, make this a top spot. In... More 

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wellington
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Reviewed 29 May 2014

From Houghton Bay a short walk takes you to this Bay.It has a nice small beach and ample car parking facility as well as good restroom and changing facility.Above the beach the seawall has collapsed but it has now been repared and further improvements are in the pipeline.the beach is safe as it is in a sheltered position.

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Thank thriftyman
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Reviewed 13 July 2013 via mobile

Beautiful bay and relaxing, you can sit there and watch the plane land and take off, I find it therapeutic, you can. Also park you car the and go for long walks down to Lyall bay or to Island bay..

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 April 2013

beautiful and unusual place, with its clear, dark blue water and white rocky pools. And its night sky can be really stunning.

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