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Island Bay

The Parade, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Beautiful bay with walking path

This is a beautiful bay, in a string of beautiful bays, that has a walking path all along the bay... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Island Bay is one of my fav places to visit. Mainly as my hubby grew up there . The views at the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Jo A
Sydney, Australia
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The Parade, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a beautiful bay, in a string of beautiful bays, that has a walking path all along the bay. You can walk for miles in and out of bays. It's a gorgeous place to be on a beautiful day. Many lovely cafes to pop...More

Thank drjandthemissus
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Island Bay is one of my fav places to visit. Mainly as my hubby grew up there . The views at the beach are soooo nice. Its definitely worth a stop if you have the time.

Thank Jo A
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

With the fishing boats bobbing in the sea this is a delightful piece of Welly. Can be rough when the wind blows but that just makes it more rugged. Lovely to stroll along the foreshore with great views across the harbour, even to the south...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great place for a walk along the seaside or just to drive around the coast. Good playground by the beach for the kids and a few good eateries around the suburb. One of my favourite suburbs in Wellington. I would however say that they have...More

Thank NesianStyle
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Great little suburb of Wellington. A typical display of older style housing set up by Italian and other european immigrants. The promenade along the coast is well developed (except for a couple of short sections that are currently under repair and development. Flat smooth surface...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The best place to explore. Amazing weather for winter. So nice for a drive around all the bays. Take a picnic and sit on one of the many beaches.

Thank Nicki B
Reviewed 13 July 2017

If you want some fresh air - this is the place. This little settlement hugs the coast and extends up the Valley, A great family suburb with excellent shops and eateries as well as wonderful views - get your action shot of the Cook Strait...More

Thank PaulaTAllen
Reviewed 16 May 2017

beautiful sandy beach, sheltered from wind by the island so it's safe for children. Dogs are allowed off-leash on the west side of the bay - a good sandy stretch then a rocky point with lots of rock pools to clamber around. There is a...More

Thank DeborahEast
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Island Bay is georgous, the park for the kids is perfect for a family picnic with bbq's you can use and the beach right across the road. In the old bait shed which is the brown building at the end of the boats kids pay...More

1  Thank 339deboraht
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Island Bay is an old, established community, lots of querky houses, shops, boats .... easy walking, shopping and cafes !

Thank RedOchreWoman
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