We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wellington Wind Turbine

via Ashton Fitchett Drive, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
+64 4-801 4000
Save
Review Highlights
A nice view and refreshing

The sole wind turbine in Wellington is nice visited on a sunny day. It's located in the Wellington... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dean M
via mobile
On a clear day great views

Glad I made the effort to visit the turbine as the views I saw were great. I thought there might... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
applegate69
,
Bath, United Kingdom
Read all 83 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“walk up” (7 reviews)
“south island” (7 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 07:00 - 21:00
LOCATION
via Ashton Fitchett Drive, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
CONTACT
+64 4-801 4000
Write a Review
Reviews (83)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sole wind turbine in Wellington is nice visited on a sunny day. It's located in the Wellington suburb of Brooklyn up the very top of the hill. You can park and walk there or you drive up the narrow road and park directly up...More

Thank Dean M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad I made the effort to visit the turbine as the views I saw were great. I thought there might be a visitor centre or something especially as it is well sign posted but it is just one turbine and a view, so if you...More

Thank applegate69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's something about the turbines that felt really elegant - we drove up & the view was amazing. You can also walk up; the view was breathtaking. :)

Thank zirahothman
Reviewed 3 June 2017

A great view from the Wind Turbine Farm. A 360 degree view of the Wellington area. Let alone the fascinating information on Wind Turbines. You might think this isn't very exciting but it is very interesting and has great views. Even the drive up was...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A lovely still day to walk up to the turbine from Zealandia a different view from inside the fence line

Thank Lucinda J
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Yup, it's a wind turbine! No seriously it's an interesting place to see if you like a bit of engineering. If that doesn't float your boat there's always the walking tracks and the view is stunning. You're able to see the whole of Wellington. Would...More

Thank Mijahe
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The view is great there, but is optional in your trip to Wellington if you did go to Mount Victoria.

Thank Felipe S
Reviewed 3 March 2017

If you're looking for a good vantage point of the city and also are vaguely interested in the history of windfarms - come on up. The first thing that will amaze you is how gigantic the things are.

Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We visited The Wind Turbine on the weekend, first time since I was at school. Very windy up there but all part of the experience. Lovely information board to give you facts about how it was built. Fantastic views of Wellington from up there. Pretty...More

Thank Tania W
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I regularly walk up to the Wind Turbine along the Zealandia Sanctuary fence line from Highbury. It's a great walk although you have to watch the slippery loose rocks that can cause a fall or two on the way down. The view from the top...More

Thank Rachel P
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Salty pidgin
92 reviews
1.59 km away
Aro Cafe
31 reviews
2.50 km away
Garage Project
15 reviews
2.49 km away
Sojourn Cafe & Bar
39 reviews
1.85 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Great War Exhibition
1,596 reviews
2.92 km away
ZEALANDIA Sanctuary
1,760 reviews
2.32 km away
Garage Project
60 reviews
2.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Wellington Wind Turbine staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit