Mount Victoria, Wellington

#3 of 278 in Things to do in Wellington
Must see · Lookout · Tourist Spot
For panoramic views of Wellington, visit Mount Victoria, where a short climb brings you to the top of this prominent hill. Enjoy sweeping views of the city below as well as Tinakori Hill, the Hutt Valley and Eastern harbor bays, Somes Island, and the Miramar Peninsula. Pack a picnic and relax while watching ships in the waters below. This also makes a prime destination for catching a sunrise or sunset, so consider making more than one trip here. Using our custom trip planner, Wellington attractions like Mount Victoria can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Great views! A few steps to get up from the carpark, with a wonderful view from the top. Be sure to take a jacket if it's a cooler day as you are quite exposed. Kids enjoyed the view, despite the...  more »
  • Great panoramic views from the top of Mt Victoria including seeing aircraft land on the runway - worth a trip up  more »

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