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Lyall Bay

Lyall Parade | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“spruce goose” (8 reviews)
“surf beach” (6 reviews)
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Lyall Parade | Lyall Bay, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
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+64 4-802 4860
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"spruce goose"
in 8 reviews
"wellington airport"
in 8 reviews
"surf beach"
in 6 reviews
"dog walking"
in 5 reviews
"nice beach"
in 5 reviews
"close to the airport"
in 3 reviews
"plane spotting"
in 3 reviews
"planes take off and land"
in 2 reviews
"nice place to walk"
in 2 reviews
"caught the bus"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"south coast"
in 2 reviews
"surfing"
in 18 reviews
"waves"
in 7 reviews
"cafes"
in 19 reviews
"takeaway"
in 4 reviews
"swimmers"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We usually come here each Saturday and Sunday. Part of the beach is an off leash dog area which our puppy loves! It’s great to walk along the beach on a fine day, watching planes come and go. There are a number of great cafes...More

Thank nzhena
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an interesting part of the city to visit during winter. The crashing waves were mesmerising from the car and we took a plethora of photos. We also enjoyed our bracing walk to the dairy on the foreshore, The Wellington air was certainly fresh.

1  Thank Perry B
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Our family decided to have a pit stop and chose Lyall Bay because there was a safe children's playground, accessible toilets, flat walkways along the beach, and the view of the planes taking off or arriving at the airport added to the beautiful view of...More

Thank U1743CAjoanm
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Caught the 3 bus to Lyall Bay and walked along the costal path. Marine park area along the way. Very scenic. Nice day out. You can also see planes taking off and landing across the bat .

Thank Cebbd
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

On a good day it is possible to watch surfers from your aircraft window as you land,also Dolphins come to play from time to time...

Thank The C
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Having seen this beautiful bay to your left as you fly into Wellington airport (if the wind is in the north) may times it is a very pretty and sometime spectacular place but sadly most have their eyes closed as the handle the bumpy ride...More

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

A great spot to park up and watch planes fly in and out on a windy day/evening. On a lovely day grab some fish & chips and relax

1  Thank nicmack
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Beautiful spot for a swim on a nice day. A couple of great cafes around too. Would suggest either going by car or being prepared to walk as they are a little spread out along the bay.

Thank drKat_10
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

Lyall Bay is a beautiful place to visit and relax. I recommend coming here on a sunny day and spending the day on the beach. There are great cafes near by to stop off for lunch.

Thank Lady_Katie_Kate
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

It's a beautiful beach, a place for people and pets both. Surfers, too, if the waves are good. In addition to the sand, there is a paved walk way all around the bay. Toilets and play area for the kids. Numerous really good cafes along...More

Thank drjandthemissus
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