Days Bay, Wellington

4.3
#3 of 15 in Beaches in Wellington
Take a running jump from the pier at Days Bay, a pretty beach spot sought out for its swimming and diving opportunities. Laze away on the beach or swim out to the floating raft. Cool down with a sweet treat from one of the popular ice cream shops, or fill up at a cafe or pizza parlor. Cruise through the galleries and eclectic art shops that surround the wharf to pick up locally sourced, handmade New Zealand crafts as unique souvenirs. Put Days Bay into our Wellington trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Wellington.
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  • We chose a glorious spring day to go for a walk from Days bay to Eastbourne. It was so pretty, with glassy water and people busy enjoying the beach and water sport. Great coffee at a wee cafe  more »
  • A short 20 minute or so drive from the Wellington CBD, Days Bay in Eastbourne transports you into a totally different world. With a backdrop of East Harbour Regional Park, and Wellington Harbour out f...  more »
  • Its like going to a sea side holiday village. With its own beach and a wharf. Good bus service, cafes and parking. Nice bush walks too. Great when its sunny.  more »

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