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Gorgeous Views

Lovely uphill walk to the memorial yesterday and found the view to be amazing on all sides. Was... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Wellington, New Zealand
Beautiful, Even in Winter: Harbor Views!

Since my curiosity got the better of me last summer and led me to hike up a short, signed trail... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Montpelier, Vermont
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Shelly Bay Rd | Miramar Peninsula, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Lovely uphill walk to the memorial yesterday and found the view to be amazing on all sides. Was great to see the city from that view.

Thank Mrs_Wgtn_Dickson
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Since my curiosity got the better of me last summer and led me to hike up a short, signed trail from Shelly Bay Road to this wonderful place, I've stopped here many times. Usually I'm heading north around Point Halswell to "run the bays" along...More

Thank CarolDM1900
Reviewed 1 April 2018

After a short walk up a few stairs and along a gradual sloped dirt track the trees opened up to reveal the memorial and an awesome view of the city and surrounds. The memorial is very clean and tidy with a lot of seating. The...More

Thank supatrippa
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The memorial of 19th Prime Minister of New Zealand 🇳🇿 and the leader of Reform Party. Known as one of the greatest politicians at that time. His wife, Christina Allen Massey also buried there. Have to walk approximately 10 minutes to the memorial park.

Thank rozainik
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Been visiting Wellington for the last twenty one years and driven past the Massey Memorial on numerous occasions, without realising it's existence. What a fantastic piece of architecture in white marble. Beautifully decorated and well preserved. In a fantastic setting with 360 degree views of...More

Thank Thomas44_14
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Visting Wellington,A must see,This is a beautiful location,with fantastic views of wellington harbour and the city sky line.This is a Marble Memorial dedicated to Bill Massey one of New Zealands Prime Ministers,You will need a car for this one,,Well worth it

Thank nowekow
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A short walk from Shelly Bay Road up to Memorial offering fantastic views all across the harbour. Well worth the 10 minute walk. We combined it with a trip to Shelly Bay. Track up to the memorial is not wheelchair friendly and a little stony

1  Thank Simon C
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Very grand memorial to William Massey and his wife. Built from white marble and quite large. The sign to the walkway to the memorial at the roadside is easy to miss. There is parking either side of the sign on both sides of the road....More

1  Thank JennyTheron
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

We walked up after dinner, was a fairly easy incline, lots of great views from the top. Took a few photos and others were having a picnic. Keen to go back.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 30 May 2014

The trail out to the memorial is a nice walk, and the memorial itself is very grand. There was a nice view of the harbor from the memorial. It was a pleasant time - nothing spectacular, though.

Thank Dt_Panic
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