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Wright's Hill

Campbell St | Karori, Wellington 6005, New Zealand
+64 4-476 8593
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I walk to Wrights Hill on average three times per week in the summer accessing from Scout Hall... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
NZNeen
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Wellington, New Zealand
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A historical heritage with great tunnels and views!

On ANZAC day we took our three grand children to Wright's Hill. It was a beautiful sunny day. It... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
meirideout316
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Tawa, New Zealand
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Campbell St | Karori, Wellington 6005, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I walk to Wrights Hill on average three times per week in the summer accessing from Scout Hall, Campbell Street (which is part of the Zealandia loop) either on my own or with friends for the exercise and views. Good cardio walk / jog to...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

On ANZAC day we took our three grand children to Wright's Hill. It was a beautiful sunny day. It was interesting for us and the grand kids to explore the tunnels and learned about the history of how NZ was involved int the IIWW. After...More

1  Thank meirideout316
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Wrights hill offers a great view across Wellington city. There are good walking tracks and some mountain bike trails. Wrights Hill has an extensive tunnel network built during world war 2 to defend Wellington against naval attacks from the Japanese, complete with some massive cannons...More

Thank MattyJ1234567
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

As this part of NZ history is only open a few times a year we took the opportunity to take an elderly couple both 83 years old to visit. They enjoyed seeing the old radios, phones, guns, knives and history. There were steep steps with...More

Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 6 February 2017

There are 2 parts to this location: The walks and lookout, and the fort beneath it. A) If you're going for the fort make sure you check when it's open - its only open a few days per year but if you have any interest...More

Thank amchitara
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The first advice I would give is that you should visit the web site. This will answer all the questions and MOST IMPORTANTLY it provides details of OPEN DAYS and admission prices. The tunnels etc are being continuously restored and is a great part of...More

Thank Allan O
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very good for a walk out, and up to the top for views into the Karori Sanctuary and across Wellington to the harbour

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Stopped in Queens Birthday weekend for a look. It was an amazing day and the place was packed, since the fortress only opens on public holidays. We paid our $16.00 for 2 adults and read the information in the waiting room which was packed full...More

Thank Lsas26
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We stopped at Mt Victoria in the morning on our tour with John from Capital Personalized Tours, but he saved the best for last because the was the best panoramic view of Wellington. It was a little walk to the top but not bad...fairly level....More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 3 September 2015

If there is an open day on get up there and checkout the tunnels that run under the hill as well as all the gun mounts. With great views over the city it's a good place to take the kids for a breath of fresh...More

Thank D P
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