Days Bay, Wellington
(4.5/5 based on 110 reviews on the web)
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. Plan to see Days Bay and other attractions that appeal to you using our Wellington trip itinerary planner.
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  • Thought catching the ferry over with my partner would present a relaxing day by the sea. If you are after a day on the beach thus could be a good spot. However with the road running right along the be...  more »
  • We caught the ferry across to Days Bay and Eastbourne but there was nothing to see or do apart from a couple of cafe's that were open, definitely not worth the trip on the ferry. 
  • Wonderful place to spend the day. Catch the East/West ferry if coming from Wellington, have lunch in the park or at one of the cafes around the bay. Safe swimming beach for all ages.