Owhiro Bay, Wellington

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Ōwhiro Bay is a southern suburb of Wellington, New Zealand, that overlooks the Cook Strait. It is situated west of the larger suburb of Island Bay.Education Owhiro Bay School is a coeducational state contributing primary school. It has a decile rating of 9 and a roll of 117.
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  • September 12, 2017
    Owhiro Bay is not a swimming beach. It is a great place to come to to watch the sea. Drive around towards Red Rocks and park at the Red Rocks car park and go for a walk. Fantastic spot to dolphin or w...  more »
  • June 23, 2017
    We have enjoyed walking our dog along the Owhiro Bay foreshore on many occasions. Just a short, enjoyable drive from the city. On a sunny, windless day it is a totally different experience form the ex...  more »
  • December 31, 2016
    Beautiful. We stayed here overnight in our motorhome at the freedom camping area next to the Te Kopahou Visitor Centre. The views were excellent and it is so close to Wellington. Very rocky black beac...  more »

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