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Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Oriental Bay has a wide promenade which meanders along the harbour shoreline. It is eminently suitable for a range of recreational activities including: cycling, el scooters, skateboarding, jogging, walking and photography. It can get busy at peak times early morning and late afternoon. We enjoyed...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

Bracing walk along the prom with interesting views on both sides shame the fountain was not playing .

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Molzmum
Reviewed August 11, 2019

This is one of my favourtie places in Wellington alongside Mt Victoria lookout and the Brooklyn Wind Turbine. Grab some fish and chips from the Chippery and enjoy a picnic on the beach, or on the boatshed roofs if you want be like the cool...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

Awesome place to visit. Beautiful sandy beach. Children built sandcastles. We sat on seats watching the sea and Dad with the kids. Lots of shops restaurants along there. Loved reading who all the seats were dedicated to along the parade

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank leoniehastings
Reviewed July 11, 2019

Oriental Bay and Oriental Parade, is hard to beat on a sunny day in Wellington, or why not have that Kiwi Classic "Fish and Chips at the Beach, watching the sunset, beautiful! Definitely my Happy place, could well become your's too!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank luv2tastelife
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Lovely walk on a crisp winters day. In your reverie watch for the scooters though as fast and noiseless

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank angelapick
Reviewed June 18, 2019

I was there on the most perfect of warm late summer days. Golden sands .. if you need to blob out .. take a blankie and just lay there and enjoy the sounds of the waves lapping in ... and those golden sands between your...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DaveTheCrusader
Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

Oriental Bay is such a relaxing place to walk and enjoy the views of the city and the mountains. Also lots of places to places to eat lunch. Best of all its free.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bruce_M94
Reviewed June 4, 2019

It was a particularly windy day in Wellington unfortunately. Still a pretty view and nice place to visit on a sunny day.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lyreer
Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

Very windy on the day we went. The tide was in but still some sand. An easy flat walk all the way back to the city around the waterfront. Views of the city and harbour from the beach

Date of experience: May 2019
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