Scorching Bay, Wellington

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Take a dip at Scorching Bay, a crescent-shaped sandy beach popular with sunbathers and swimmers alike. Sheltered from the northerly wind in a natural coastal inlet, the beach benefits from a pavilion housing toilets, shower facilities, and parking for mobility scooters. Kids will enjoy the rope-climbing play area, and a nearby cafe serves up snacks. Make use of the great visibility out to sea by watching boats enter and leave the harbor, and purchase sporting equipment at the local shops to play with on the well-maintained grassy area. Scorching Bay is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Wellington Edition.
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  • What a spot. White sand ,hot sun , no wind it is probably somewhere not many go but if you have some free time its worth a visit.  more »
  • It's SO beautiful here I can't recommend a visit enough!!! The beach is beautiful and the water is clear, or you can lie around on the grass and just take in the view. The surrounding accommodations a...  more »
  • Really cool place to get away from the city, yet so close to town. Nice quiet beach away from the masses. Has a great cafĂ© there for great food and ice creams. A little jem  more »