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It was a sunny but windy day! After we arrived the place of Red Rocks, some members of our group were exhausted. We did not see any seals around the Red Rocks Reserve. One of the member of our group didn't to want to turn...More
This locale is a short drive from central Wellington. Even on a windy and rainy day it was impressive. I did not see any seals, they were no doubt sheltering somewhere, but the views was nevertheless inspiring. This was nature at full force.
We walked through the neighbourhood after alighting from bus service no. 1 (note: you will need to hike up a huge slope) to reach happy valley road, and went further in along the coast to arrive at the entrance of the reserve area. According to...More
This is a beautiful place to visit, whether you just want to park up to watch the waves or undertake a walk around the bays to red rocks. The only thing that lets it down is all the freedom campers who do not clean up...More
Was fortunate to have fantastic weather on the day (you can't beat Wellington on a good day!). Nothing like looking out and seeing a few seals sitting on rugged rocky outcrops with beautiful blue seas surrounding and snow covered alps in the background. Only downside...More
WOW- we had a cold but sunny winters day. The walk probably took us an hour each way at a steady pace, but stopping for photos- you need to go past the actual red rocks until you see a large 'GAP' in the rocks but...More
From May to August, NZ male fur seals "haul out" at Sinclair Head to rest and fatten up for the breeding season. If you're lucky, you may find a few seals here and there along the reserve's 4-wheel coastal track, but the greatest number are...More
Beautiful scenery along the ocean. A really rugged coastline with great views. Obviously named for the red rocks which are beautiful on the point. Didn't see any seals on our walk but definitely worth a visit.
Its a long walk but walking beside roaring ocean is diff exp.
Head to seal colony, where else you can see so many seals!
Definitely worth visiting while in Wellington, but yes be prepared for a long long walk. keep hydration option and energy bar...More