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Mount Victoria

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Address: Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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High lookout point along Wellington's Southern Walkway gives visitors a...

High lookout point along Wellington's Southern Walkway gives visitors a spectacular view of the city and its surroundings.

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Stunning view from the top

We walked up and although it was strenuous it was very pleasant and well worth the view at the top. It's a great way to get a feel for the city. Shout out to the guy running the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We walked up and although it was strenuous it was very pleasant and well worth the view at the top. It's a great way to get a feel for the city. Shout out to the guy running the coffee van at the top who gave us some sun screen. The picture boards at the top also provided some really interesting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The views from the top of Mt Victoria are breathtaking. It really provides an incredible view of the harbour and the city of Wellington. We were taken up as part of our Topdeck tour so didn't need to walk too far - just from the carpark to the summit (100 - 200 metres). However, friends had walked and said it... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth the drive up the twisting roads to the lookout. You pass a variety of beautiful homes clinging to the mountain. Who knows what will happen at the next quake When you finally reach the top there is no parking. The poor people living at the top have their driveways blocked. The tour busses park half on the road... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

approx 30 - 45 minute walk to the top. the veiw is magic basically 360 degree vision of wellington its a bit windy on occaisions,so take a jacket,there are a few tracks to take down,also you can drive a car up there,and there are heaps of car parks

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Brisbane
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Challenge yourself to a run up! Takes about 15 minutes but gets the heart pumping and then you have a beautiful view on both sides of the city - to the airport, and to the city centre! A walk down through the forest is a treat, hitting Oriental Parade to watch people on the beach (when the weather is right... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best views of Wellington bit of a climb from the car park but not enough to put you off, make sure you pick the right day as you know Wellington is famous for the wind, well up here you really feel it so wrap up well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The climb to the top of Mount Victoria is a struggle. The paths are good, well marked and interesting, but steep. The views are amazing and worth the effort. We climbed up from Marjoribanks Street. My husband plunged down for Oriental Parade using GPS . . . don't do this. Some of the paths would make a mountain goat think... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful weather on the mountain look out, saw a Tui Bird gathering food, the area on Mount Victoria was well mowed an cared for - lovely to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I always take my guests here. It has the best views of Wellington up to the Hutt Valley. It gives people a great idea of where everything is. At night, it is spectacular

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lucky weather Sunday, 29 Jan, for us. Drove our rental car up to the small parking area below the summit & walked up the wide steps to the busy peak. Amazing views of entire Wellington region when clear. Might not be worth the trip if cloudy or rainy. Vigorous hiking routes up to the peak from down in the city-we... More 

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