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Shelly Bay

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Shelly Bay Road, Wellington, New Zealand
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The Laid-Back Charm of Secluded Coves: See Now before It's Gone

Even in winter, this is a fine place to walk, run, bike, or take a slow, scenic drive. But DO IT... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CarolDM1900
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Montpelier, Vermont
Beach? No beach, no sand

Don't waste your time coming here. Why is this even rated this high. No sand just rocks. Old... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
love_travelling1985
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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 weeks ago
“The Laid-Back Charm of Secluded Coves: See Now before It's Gone”
Feb 4, 2018
“Great spot on a sunny day !”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Shelly Bay Road, Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even in winter, this is a fine place to walk, run, bike, or take a slow, scenic drive. But DO IT NOW, before a $500 million development proposed for this tranquil, quirky place turns it into a second Oriental Bay. It will not be the...More

Thank CarolDM1900
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Don't waste your time coming here. Why is this even rated this high. No sand just rocks. Old neglected buildings. Go to scorching bay beach.

Thank love_travelling1985
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

This is something that I wanted to visit for quite sometime and we finally made it this summer. We started of with the idea of going to the scorching bay beach but when we saw the huge crowd on that beach, we decided to not...More

Thank wellnzer
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Great views, lovely place, good view of the city Center and in top of that really Close, too. Check it Out of you got enough time

Thank Elke B
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

It used to be an armed services base and in those days was well kept the groundslooked after and it was bustling with activity. Now, apart from a couple of cafes and art stores, this is a run down disgrace to a government who walked...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Just drive the coast. Gorgeous even on a misty cloudy day.. Go as far a s you can and beyond the airport.

Thank Baldbutsexy
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Shelly Bay is a lovely little spot. Watch the sun set over the city, or grab a bite to eat at The Chocolate Fish cafe...where there is plenty of seating and very child friendly. The area has been earmarked for a redevelopment and could soon...More

Thank Simon C
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This place is very relaxing. Looking through the city on the other side. This seems to be a perfect spot for sunset. I just love this place!

Thank Ryshel
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

A perfect place to enjoy for sun bath and kayaking. We spent two evenings here during our trip as the atmosphere was really pleasant. Evening views are more beautiful here.

Thank Shobbyy
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

Me and partner loves scuba dive and scalloping is the best area at this bay and there are plenty of catch on a note it has to be on a certain dimension and the max amount a person can catch. Pretty much control by what...More

Thank FH19
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