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Address: Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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A lovely place to walk and feel the ambiance of Wellington

Oriental bay is just on the outskirts of the city, but close enough that if you're wanting to do something like Te Papa, then take a walk you can do so along Oriental bay. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Oriental bay is just on the outskirts of the city, but close enough that if you're wanting to do something like Te Papa, then take a walk you can do so along Oriental bay. It has really wide paths that are shared by walkers, runners, cyclists, skateboarders etc etc and is nice and flat, just about the only part of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very pleasant to stroll along the waterfront in the evening with no agenda. If you're looking for lots of night life or each, this is not the place. But if you just want to absorb atmosphere and feel the vibes of the sea with constant wind, this is it. Very interesting town house facades along the way and the trees... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every time we come to Wellington, it has been a good day. Therefore, we always travel by car the complete circuit of Oriential Bay (as well as a walk in different parts). The houses on the hills, with their elevators, are fascinating. The boat sheds are beautiful. This trip my daughter and I did our tour around the bay, then... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Oriental Bay is probably the only flat land in Wellington. It's brilliant for walking dogs, running, biking or swimming in the sea. I haven't personally sunbathed because Wellington is too unpredictable, but on a good day, people lie on the beach or play beach volleyball. Oriental Bay has great cafes and ice cream shops.

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Hanmer Springs, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love Oriental Bay and the surrounds. Great family environment. Love the piano for everyone ton pl;ay, love the markets, love everything about it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oriental Bay is a fun stop while visiting Wellington. There are nice sandy beaches, fun little shops located on the board walk. Pedal karts to tour the area with... suggest the one hour rental if you choose this activity. Always interesting and fun buying fresh fish off the wharf. Cut anyway you want it and reasonable priced. There is also... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see and do, great places to eat or do watery things such as canoeinbg water skiiing etc and just sinmply beautiful to walk and gaze.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a walk down to Oriental Bay during our stay in Wellington. Great summer destination and wonderful views. Very relaxing. Hard to find a seat on a nice day though.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance & I took a walk along Oriental Bay. It's really nothing special. There are some nice views across the bay, and some interesting art works and street art along the route, but really nothing noteworthy. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit it again, unless I was in the area & wanted a walk. We visited... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

its a beautiful blue beach right next to city. To walk along the top part and looking over the beach, harbour and lots of housing and appartments over the hill is so relaxing to eye. the view is just eye-popping.

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