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“The views are stupendous!”
Review of Mount Kaukau

Mount Kaukau
Ranked #23 of 234 things to do in Wellington
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Wellington, New Zealand
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351 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“The views are stupendous!”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I used to judge my fitness by how many times I needed to stop and rest on the walk up here! And i'm not going to tell you how often I stop for a breather now!

There's really only one steep part on the way up and then it's a gentle meander! If you go in th Springtime, you can see the lambs frolicking and at other times, cows and sheep doing what they do best, eating grass and ignoring the humans!

You can stgart this walk from many different places, Khandallah, Johnsonville or Broadmeadows which is already half the way up!

The views are stupendous! Try it, you won't regret it!

Visited April 2013
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“Beautiful”
Reviewed 18 July 2013

I have been walking up Mount Kaukau since I was really little and it never ceases to amaze me. Beautiful views, especially at dusk, and it's especially good to take up a picnic and eat it nestled by one of the rabbit holes.

Visited July 2013
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Wellington, New Zealand
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“A fabulous walk”
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I can see Mount Kaukau and have walked up it many times. The view from the top never ceases to make me smile. Such a great place to have on your doorstep.

Visited March 2013
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mold
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“a healthy walk”
Reviewed 13 June 2013

to stretch your legs
some steep places but really great views if you reach the top with glimpses through the trees as you ascend
a small quait cafe at the bottom with art work to buy if you fancy a coffee

Visited November 2012
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Foxton Beach, Foxton, New Zealand
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“Hill Climb and Vie”
Reviewed 6 June 2013

A bit more than an afternoon stroll but well worth the effort for the wonderful view. Nice park at the base of the hill leading up the mount by well formed pathway. Beautiful trees and birds to see on the way.

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