Makara Beach, Wellington

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Makara Beach is located in Wellington. Make Makara Beach a centerpiece of your Wellington vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Wellington attractions planning website .
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  • It's a stony beach located about 40 minutes from the city. You can go via Johnsonville (long way) or Karori (short way). While there's not much to see on the beach, in the water is good for swimming a...  more »
  • this beach is great if you can visit it on a calm day. That would probably mean during winter or on a very windy day. Otherwise you might be doing the polonaise with other tourists. But the place has ...  more »
  • For the classic untamed beaches of New Zealand, Makara Beach will not fail to impress. We were out here on a super windy and cold day, but loved it nontheless! Bring clothes for any season along with ...  more »

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