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“Island Bay Marine Education Centre”
Review of Island Bay

Island Bay
Ranked #45 of 234 things to do in Wellington
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Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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“Island Bay Marine Education Centre”
Reviewed 11 November 2012

I went here as part of a Kindergarten Tour and what a awesome place for the family to go, the staff were great and explained the exhibits to the kids
the kids got to feed the fish and the turtle which was a buzz.

overall a very cool and informative place to go good for family outings

Visited October 2012
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“Beautiful end of walk”
Reviewed 10 October 2012

Take the city to sea walkway and you end up here, with great views of the water and options for a rest before returning home.

Visited August 2012
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“Rugged”
Reviewed 21 August 2012

Good place to take the kids for a brisk walk. If you walk abit further go to Lyall Bay and have a burger at Ekams best in the world. Great place to go winter and summer and just go for a walk

Visited August 2012
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“Best Suburb in Wellington”
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Great atmosphere, very family orientated, great walks and views down on the shore.
Walking through Island Bay makes you feel home!

Visited April 2012
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“Best suburb in Wellington”
Reviewed 12 July 2012

Cute little village, 10 mins drive from Wellington City, originally settled by Italian fishing families, beach still host to fishing boats (Italian and others), beautiful rugged southern coastline with views across Cook Strait to the South Island. Walk around to Owhiro Bay and keep going - you will end up at the entrance to Red Rocks. Sundays the gate is locked so accessible to walkers and bikes only - otherwise also 4WD traffic. Couple of hours walk around the coast you will find a seal colony. Island Bay village also hosts the best Thai restaurant in Wellington, cafes, shops, etc plus cute boutique cinema with sofa style seating.

Visited July 2012
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