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Address: Breaker Bay Road, Wellington 2004, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4-802 4860

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Beach, penguins and WW2 bunkers

The beach is very beautiful, plus there you can find the remains of WW2 bunkers and some penguins crossing the road during duck and dawn times. Also this place is so well hidden... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 August 2016
Natalia S
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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The beach is very beautiful, plus there you can find the remains of WW2 bunkers and some penguins crossing the road during duck and dawn times. Also this place is so well hidden that it is popular among naturists.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I have been to Breaker Bay on numerous occasions during Spring, early Summer and Autumn. It's a gravel / pebble beach which certainly isn't obvious in the pictures shown. The view from the beach is out to sea and if you spend any amount of time there you will see the ferries passing heading towards South Island. You would never... More 

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Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

We walked to this beach and took photos at the hole in the rock. We found several nice paua shells and enjoyed a morning and evening stroll along the beach. Hiking up from the beach on the trail was nice, as well. Very nicely maintained trail and some picturesque photo ops of the Bay and of Seatoun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Really spoilt for beautiful places in this area.....used to sit here and watch the inter island ferry crossing from south island or coming to north island. Great place to chill and take in the landscape, the sea and sky and breath it all in.

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Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013

Only problem with this is that there is not great bus service out there but this spot of breath-taking. Nice walk above the bluffs with a few signs with some historical markers. Great view of the south island and can watch the ferry boats. Apparently one can see little penguins walk up onto the beach at night but I have... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2013

Got married here, just on the cliffs above. Amazing place, just so beautiful and incredible views!! I would recommend Breaker Bay to anyone who appreciates the views and the walks around it.

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Cairns Region, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2013

Great views everywhere around the bay and a great beach for everyone including nude bathers. Quite a walk to the end and back with the thick sand so soft that your feet dig in so far you can feel the leg muscles crying out when you finally get to the car park and crash land into your car seat. Nice... More 

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Kakanui, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2012

Large beach with spectacular views but more shingle than sand.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2012

This is a good place to go when there's a northwest gale howling because it's a bit sheltered from that. Nipply when a south breeze is skating through, though.

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