Oriental Bay, Wellington

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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. Use our Wellington day trip planning app to arrange your visit to Oriental Bay and other attractions in Wellington.
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  • On a stunning Wellington day you couldn't find a more scenic place to walk, bike ride, skate board or whatever. The scenic harbour - another perspective of Wellington city, the hills dotted with...  more »
  • awesome We saw this on a tour. Very beautiful scenery. fabulous rocky out crops.. The water is an amazing colour  more »

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