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Owhiro Bay is not a swimming beach. It is a great place to come to to watch the sea. Drive around towards Red Rocks and park at the Red Rocks car park and go for a walk. Fantastic spot to dolphin or whale watch. In...More
We have enjoyed walking our dog along the Owhiro Bay foreshore on many occasions. Just a short, enjoyable drive from the city. On a sunny, windless day it is a totally different experience form the exhilarating challenge of a blistering southerly gale. Both wonderful and...More
Beautiful. We stayed here overnight in our motorhome at the freedom camping area next to the Te Kopahou Visitor Centre. The views were excellent and it is so close to Wellington. Very rocky black beach so we didn't swim, but it was just a very...More
Beautiful artistic landscape. A rugged mountain wall on one side, an endless roaring sea pounding the rocky shoreline on the other. We were parked overlooking the spiky tufts of grass and lonely wooden bench looking out to sea as if yearning for a love's return....More
Love the views around here, many people also enjoy walking along here with their family or dogs. Places along the way to sit and rest and soak up the view as well as loads of photo opportunities. Rock formations also are ever changing depending on...More
Don't know anything about the reserve and its seals, but this review is about freedom van camping nearby. A great free legal van camp spot.
We stayed here 3 nights here at the facility that is designed for overnight van camping. Next to Taputeranga marine...More
This bay is really worth the visit. At certain times of the year, it becomes a seal sanctuary, where you could see a lot of seals on the rocks. The public transportation goes only close to the bay but you need to do a lot...More
Owhiro Bay is located south coast of Wellington approx 20min drive from the CBD. Its definitely worth driving along this coastal route as the scenery is very pretty.
There is a coastal walk which leads to Sinclair Heads , where there is a large NZ...More