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Mount Victoria

Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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High lookout point along Wellington's Southern Walkway gives visitors a spectacular view of the city and its surroundings.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“degree view” (70 reviews)
“lookout point” (21 reviews)
“walk up” (65 reviews)
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Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice look out. We however went on a rainy day so did not get much of a view. Should be visited on a clear day. The views will be awesome.

Thank stephenf545
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was surprised that this lookout peak is part of the city.. It's next to the business district and we drove up, all the way, to the top. The views from here are striking. We saw the city all around, below us. In the distance...More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Drove up to the viewpoints. The weather was clear and sunny! Enjoyed the views immensely. A great place to see the geography of the Wellington region! No hassles with parking and not crowded on a Thursday evening.

Thank GJWNZ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

2 LOTR Fans very happy. After disappointing location hunting in the South Island this place is so easy to access from the city. We used many online blogs to discover the walkway into the woods where the famous scene was shot. Some handy vandal has...More

Thank NatashaRachael
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great sightseeing point over part of wellington and it's airport. This can be reached by local service bus with only 200 yards to walk to the top. This is the cheapest way to get to Mount Victoria. Get an Unlimited day travel ticket for about...More

Thank GordonW318
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can easily reach Mount Victoria Outlook (the peak) either by walking or driving. This place is so fantastic and uniquely accessible, because we can enjoy picturesque Wellington City from various directions, and the mount is actually located within Wellington City, just next to the...More

Thank johannnindito
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must for all visitors to Wellington! No matter the time or weather I never tire of the view from the top. In fact what I see daily on my way to work reflects on the rest of my day. Spectacular views in all directions...More

Thank Grant G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is well worth a morning or afternoon visit. I chose to walk from the Intercontinental to the wharf then along Oriental parade with good views over the bay and towards Lambton Harbour; then taking the path from Oriental Parade which winds its way up...More

Thank PhillipDoughty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Personally, I would recommend taking the time to walk up Mount Victoria to get to the lookout, but even if you're short on time you should definitely add this to your trip. The views of Wellington are fantastic, especially on a sunny summer day.

Thank ParisMarx
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very popular spot, although VERY windy on the day we were there. The panoramic view was amazing. We took the bus to the top (slightly "harrowing", due to the narrow roads) and walked (some would say hiked!) back down to Wellington Centre.

Thank James K
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cideristhefuture
18 February 2017|
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Response from Ron F | Reviewed this property |
They are not easy to find. And they are not all close to each other. The cheapest way to find them is to purchase a book or map. I booked a tour.
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t k
31 December 2016|
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Response from E M | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking available right at top. Unsure of traffic directions as we were driven up by someone from Wellington, but not too hard. Would be able to find my own way there now.
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Rossie26
14 September 2015|
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Response from JJKiwiKid |
yes it safe
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