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.
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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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.