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Start from Courtney Place and within an hour you'll see an amazing panoramic view of Wellington. Watch the ferries coming in and out of the harbour. There are a couple of viewing points before you reach the true top. All viewing points are worth the stop as they all show Wellington from different angles.

View from the top of Mt Victoria

View from the top of Mt Victoria

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View of Wellington airport - Mt Victoria

View of Wellington airport - Mt Victoria

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34 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 1 of 3.

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Martin Fersebner

Austria

Ranking: 9/10

Short walk with an amazing view over Wellington. Would definitely recommend this track!

Reviewed 11 months ago and experienced in January 2017

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Rogier Post

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

You can walk from Evans Bay to the city centre passing Mt Victoria. A very steep climb, but well worth the effort! The view from the lookout is astonishing and the walk down is nice viewing the beautiful houses on the hill. Took us roughly two hours.

Reviewed about 1 year ago and experienced in November 2016

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Daniel Batten

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Climb to the top of Mt Victoria for great views over the city of Wellington and the airport.

Reviewed about 1 year ago and experienced in October 2016

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Anthony

France

Ranking: 8/10

Nice walk and great views!

Reviewed about 1 year ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ellie Perkin

England

Ranking: 6/10

Great view of the city from the top. Walked up here most days during my stay in Wellington.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in March 2016

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Janina

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

It has a great lookout above the surrounding water area and Wellington. Nice to sit in the grass and have some lunch. Only takes about 15 minutes to walk up.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in March 2016

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Sylvie Smets

Canada

Ranking: 7/10

Offers a nice view of Wellington, the airport and the harbour and is very accessible from the centre of the city.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Fanny

France

Ranking: 9/10

Good walk, great view of Wellington, good spot to watch the sunset.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Hector Sharp

England

Ranking: 9/10

Two hours of walking up a steep, windy road but totally worth it as you get to see Wellington from all angles.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Kim and Leon

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

From above you have a great view of Wellington and the sea.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Iris Kerbler

Austria

Ranking: 8/10

Amazing view to the city and around.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Gerbrand Smidt

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice lookout to Wellington and surroundings.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Gael Nicolle

France

Ranking: 9/10

Great walk through the beautiful urban area, then forest to arrive at a beautiful lookout. Awesome 360 degree view of Wellington.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in February 2016

34 reviews with the most recent first, showing page 1 of 3.

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Martin Fersebner

Austria

Ranking: 9/10

Short walk with an amazing view over Wellington. Would definitely recommend this track!

Reviewed 11 months ago and experienced in January 2017

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Rogier Post

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

You can walk from Evans Bay to the city centre passing Mt Victoria. A very steep climb, but well worth the effort! The view from the lookout is astonishing and the walk down is nice viewing the beautiful houses on the hill. Took us roughly two hours.

Reviewed about 1 year ago and experienced in November 2016

Conservation Campsite Pass

Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 95 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.

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Daniel Batten's avatar

Daniel Batten

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Climb to the top of Mt Victoria for great views over the city of Wellington and the airport.

Reviewed about 1 year ago and experienced in October 2016

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Anthony

France

Ranking: 8/10

Nice walk and great views!

Reviewed about 1 year ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ellie Perkin

England

Ranking: 6/10

Great view of the city from the top. Walked up here most days during my stay in Wellington.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in March 2016

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Janina

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

It has a great lookout above the surrounding water area and Wellington. Nice to sit in the grass and have some lunch. Only takes about 15 minutes to walk up.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in March 2016

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Sylvie Smets

Canada

Ranking: 7/10

Offers a nice view of Wellington, the airport and the harbour and is very accessible from the centre of the city.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

Thank You - to the thousands of travellers that have contributed to our Top Voted NZ Activities Map - it's free from Rankers.

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Fanny

France

Ranking: 9/10

Good walk, great view of Wellington, good spot to watch the sunset.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Hector Sharp

England

Ranking: 9/10

Two hours of walking up a steep, windy road but totally worth it as you get to see Wellington from all angles.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Kim and Leon

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

From above you have a great view of Wellington and the sea.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Iris Kerbler

Austria

Ranking: 8/10

Amazing view to the city and around.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Gerbrand Smidt

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Nice lookout to Wellington and surroundings.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Gael Nicolle

France

Ranking: 9/10

Great walk through the beautiful urban area, then forest to arrive at a beautiful lookout. Awesome 360 degree view of Wellington.

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in February 2016