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Mount Victoria, Wellington

Categories: Lookouts, Tourist Spots
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4.8/5 based on 1,600+ reviews on the web
For panoramic views of Wellington, visit Mount Victoria, where a short climb brings you to the top of this prominent hill. Enjoy sweeping views of the city below as well as Tinakori Hill, the Hutt Valley and Eastern harbor bays, Somes Island, and the Miramar Peninsula. Pack a picnic and relax while watching ships in the waters below. This also makes a prime destination for catching a sunrise or sunset, so consider making more than one trip here. Using our online itinerary creator, Wellington attractions like Mount Victoria can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Mt. Vic has a great view over Wellington and the Harbor. If you are walking up, it can be very steep in places and the trail is not always well marked. Also, avoid this on windy days as the top is ver...  read more »
  • A really great spot to visit especially if the weather is nice. We had a lot of rain whilst in Wellington but managed to visit the lookout at a time when it eased, although you get blown away. It is t...  read more »
  • Fortunately the weather was perfect today and the views from Victoria hill were great. Go early to avoid the buses. 
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