Mount / Mt Victoria Walk

Mount / Mt Victoria Walk



37 Rankers Reviews

33 Face-to-Face

329 Walking

25 Wellington



View from the top of Mt Victoria
View of Wellington airport - Mt Victoria


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.


Feature Value Info


North IslandWellington RegionWellington


  • Walking
  • Free


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Flatlanders's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Worth it! Walked from the Evans Bay Marina (free) carpark a few blocks to the start of the Mt. then up through the forestpark (passed the Frodo-site, which is a bit disappointing nowadays, I imagine it being more movie-worthy years ago) to the topview which was definitely worth it. View over the whole city and harbours. You'll pass a few more nice viewingpoint coming from this direction. Walked it in about two hours return. Some steep parts but very doable. There are several ways up/down through the park. Nice park to get away from the city. An exercise-treat when visiting this city.

Reviewed about 1 year ago

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Martin Fersebner


Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Rogier Post


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 almost 3 years 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 almost 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Ranking: 8/10

Nice walk and great views!

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ellie Perkin


Ranking: 6/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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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 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Sylvie Smets


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 over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Ranking: 9/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Hector Sharp


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 over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Kim and Leon


Ranking: 8/10

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

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Iris Kerbler


Ranking: 8/10

Amazing view to the city and around.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Gerbrand Smidt


Ranking: 8/10

Nice lookout to Wellington and surroundings.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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