Oriental Bay, Wellington

(4.6/5 based on 700+ 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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  • In the middle of the city a small sandy beach near the sea, at the locals and guests can enjoy the Sun
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  • Such a beautiful beach! On a sunny day (with no wind) this is the place to be for families, does get packed though 
  • See here say Oriental Bay from the National Museum of New Zealand through the Waitangi Park walk along the coast and famous beaches. However, there was nobody. Weather was a little bit cloudy, but 1/15 so good midsummer should be what it is. I'm supposed to be I'm used people here don't think Wellington so as Tokyo really want to go into the sea, and very strong wind strength could have.
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