Oriental Bay, Wellington
(4.6/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Boasting sandy beaches and a bustling promenade, Oriental Bay represents one of Wellington's most fashionable and desirable neighborhoods. Soak up the lively atmosphere on a leisurely stroll before going for a paddle in the bay's clear blue waters. A much beloved fountain sits off shore, creating an impressive spectacle with its 16 m (52 ft) spray, while a disused wooden barge provides a welcome resting and sunning spot for swimmers. It's a good idea to bring a jacket with you on your visit as the bay can get very windy. Put Oriental Bay into our Wellington family vacation planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • on a sunny day in particular, this is an idyllic spot. The view of Wellington Harbour from here is spectacular. Swimming,rollerblading, skateboarding, walking, running, cycling, boating or kayaking - ...  more »
  • Lovely to walk around the watefront with the abundance of trees, seating areas and excellent water views. 
  • If these several days in Wellington should not visit East Bay. Walking or jogging along this beautiful coast is very rewarding since you can enjoy the lifestyle kiwi in fullness. It's a walk to navigate it several times in both directions, is worth!
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