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Petone Foreshore

The Esplanade | Petone, Wellington 6008, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Wrap up warm and take a stroll

As someone who loves sifting through any waters-edge flotsam & jetsom, this is a pretty interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sunshine Coast, Australia

Fantastic scenic and easy walk for everyone of all ages and physical abilities. Path is wide, flat... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Anthony S
Jindabyne, Australia
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The Esplanade | Petone, Wellington 6008, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As someone who loves sifting through any waters-edge flotsam & jetsom, this is a pretty interesting foreshore with loads of driftwood and interesting views across the bay. Visited first time in winter......if you do, wrap up warm, the winds can chill through to the bone....More

Thank PaulClabburn
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Fantastic scenic and easy walk for everyone of all ages and physical abilities. Path is wide, flat and great quality and is used by many people. Great views of the water and mountains that surround. Heaps of car parking along the foreshore. Coffee shops and...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed for the night in a family unit. Very clean, comfortable beds, warm and quiet. Plenty of extra blankets if needed but quilts are very warm. Not fancy but would visit again. Excellent value. Great shower as well and clean bathrooms.

Thank Miriam H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My dog loves this beach. We go there for her run when we are stuck in town. Sunny, stoney but pleasant.

Thank cleancuisine
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A typical Wellington stretch of beach. Exposed, cold water and not particularly pretty. Oriental is everyone's favourite for good reason.

Thank tuscany08NewZealand
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Plenty for kids of all ages to do here including swimming, fishing dog walking, AND food from a beachside cafe or a fish and chip shop, with Jackson street eateries only 5 minutes walk away. Something for all people of all ages. And a lovely...More

Thank miles52
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Although the road is being repaired, the foreshore is still a beautiful sandy and fresh beach walk. The old wharf is closed due to earthquake damage but that does not stop many people walking dogs, children, couples and friends gathering and making a colourful sight....More

Thank joanhart
Reviewed 25 March 2017

as beaches go, this one is nothing more than average. It does however have lots of access points and car parks and that makes it very accessible. Good views back to Wellington, and if there is a southerner blowing prepare for no cobwebs left (and...More

Thank majnz
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Shell and stone beach but nice walk with a kiosk and cute playground as well as small train. The kiosk is great place to have an ice cream or hot pie.

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 18 January 2017

i live around this place, so anytime i come here to take a walk, jog, have my own peaceful time. The petone winter carnival (in august) held along the petone foreshore is a must to visit which is followed by the amazing carnival closing fireworks...More

Thank randhir-82
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