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Mount Victoria

Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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High lookout point along Wellington's Southern Walkway gives visitors a spectacular view of the city and its surroundings.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“degree view” (80 reviews)
“lookout point” (24 reviews)
“walk up” (83 reviews)
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Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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+64 4-802 4860
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"degree view"
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"lookout point"
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"walk up"
in 83 reviews
"awesome views"
in 47 reviews
"wellington airport"
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"worth the effort"
in 37 reviews
"sunny day"
in 83 reviews
"oriental bay"
in 67 reviews
"oriental parade"
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"well worth the trip"
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"great walk"
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"city centre"
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"wings"
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"south island"
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"visiting wellington"
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"cable car"
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Reviewed yesterday

We went up for a look about first thing and it gave us a great orientation to the city. Even a bit overcast the view was far and wide. The trails around were well marked and instantly put you into nature in the capital.

Thank Nancy C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Please take time to go to the Mount Vic. Wether walking up or Ubering it is worth it. The views are spectacular. Sunset or sunrise would be gorgeous. Afterwards walk down through Alexandra park to see the native plant and trees as well as some...More

Thank billk130
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Recommend the walk up to the lookout from oriental parade. Beautiful views along the way. Interesting facts to learn at the top and a nice lookout spot.

Thank kimberleyopinion
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

360 views of Wellington city from the CBD to the airport and even the South Island on a clear day. Do not miss it!

Thank OliviaK214
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing views and nice walk uphill. Not too hard - rather easy and short walk. Definitely worth going the longer way up. It's definitely a MustDo in Wellington :)

Thank Sandra T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mixture of mountain bike tracks and wa lking tracks. It is a great place to get amazing views across the city and the harbour. There is a Pa near the summit, and a road if you don't want to do lots of climbing.

Thank 422iana
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The 360 degree harbor and city views are well worth the hike up from the city. Trails are well marked.

Thank ChristieaD
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful views and short drive. VERY windy today and overcast so the view would be better on another day.

Thank Kim A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

went here last year February(, trip advisor just doesn't is not giving me an option on that month last year☺️) if your looking for a no cost place to visit , this is one of them. you can drive up to the hill and will...More

Thank Iris E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply breathtaking view from the top of Mt Victoria. The view of city, ocean, everything all together. This is a most place to visit when you are in Wellington.

Thank niarparamita
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Barbsplans
5 July 2018|
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Response from kiwigirl116 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There is no public bus to the top of Mount Victoria. The closest bus still requires a 15 min walk to the top. You can drive to the lookout in your car, as there’s a car park for you to park in. Thanks 😊
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cideristhefuture
19 February 2017|
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Response from Ron F | Reviewed this property |
They are not easy to find. And they are not all close to each other. The cheapest way to find them is to purchase a book or map. I booked a tour.
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t k
1 January 2017|
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Response from E M | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking available right at top. Unsure of traffic directions as we were driven up by someone from Wellington, but not too hard. Would be able to find my own way there now.
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