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Lyall Bay

Lyall Bay, Wellington, WGN 6003 New Zealand
4.5
2 reviews

Famous for one thing: the surfing. Waves are big, so Lyall Bay is not for the faint of heart.

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  • 1
    0.76 mi

    Wellington Zoo

    0.76 mi from Lyall Bay
    5
    5 reviews

    was awesome adorable animals

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  • 2
    2.59 mi

    Te Papa Tongarewa

    2.59 mi from Lyall Bay
    4.5
    18 reviews

    Witness the long history of New Zealand at this national museum, free to visit for all. This is a great way to take a break from summer outdoors activities.

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  • 3
    3.14 mi

    Cable Car

    3.14 mi from Lyall Bay
    4.5
    10 reviews

    Nothing like the old charm of a cable car combined with amazing views of Wellington. Cable Car driver was super friendly and told us a lot about history and other little known facts. Don't forget your camera!

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  • 4
    3.04 mi

    Waterfront Walkway

    3.04 mi from Lyall Bay
    4
    11 reviews

    Squarely on the beaten path, the Waterfront Walkway is nevertheless a must on a summer's day in Wellington. Strolling along the water and gazing at the ocean is best capped off by a visit to the wharf where you can witness the huge catches of the day.

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  • 5
    3.44 mi

    Botanic Gardens

    3.44 mi from Lyall Bay
    4
    9 reviews

    Famous because of the red cable car that whisks you up the mountain to visit, these beautiful gardens are right in the middle of the city and a great way to get some green into your summer's day.

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  • 6
    2.33 mi

    Cuba Street

    2.33 mi from Lyall Bay
    5
    6 reviews

    Pulsing with a youthful vibe Cuba Street is the place to be in Wellington. It offers a delightful blend of New Zealand charm and beauty with hip local culture, music and performers. It's a nice place to just stroll up and down checking out the shops and grabbing a bite to eat.

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  • 7
    2.09 mi

    Mount Victoria

    2.09 mi from Lyall Bay
    5
    5 reviews

    A great hiking spot offering beautiful 360 degree views of the city and bay. They also filmed some scenes from Lord of the Rings here, which the nerd in me loves.

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  • 8
    2.07 mi

    The Weta Cave

    2.07 mi from Lyall Bay
    4.5
    5 reviews

    A MUST for Lord of the Rings fans - this is where all the real magic happens! Go behind the scenes at Weta Workshop, the wizards behind the make-up and special effects of the films!

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  • 9
    3.37 mi

    ZEALANDIA: The Karori Sanctuary Experience

    3.37 mi from Lyall Bay
    5
    4 reviews

    How many nature sanctuaries have you visited that have a 500 year plan? Their goal is to recreate the bird life and fauna that originally existed in New Zealand. . . before mammals arrived. The only original mammal on New Zealand was the New Zealand bat.

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  • 10
    2.47 mi

    Oriental Bay

    2.47 mi from Lyall Bay
    4.5
    4 reviews

    beautiful beach escape in the hip centric capital on NZ.

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  • 11
    3.56 mi

    Parliament Buildings

    3.56 mi from Lyall Bay
    3.5
    7 reviews

    If you have an interest in politics or 1970's architecture you'll like this. No extra points for guessing why they call it The Beehive.

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  • 12
    4.35 mi

    Interislander Ferry Terminal

    4.35 mi from Lyall Bay
    4.5
    4 reviews

    Interislander Ferry was quite a ride! You have 3 hours (92km) to do whatever you want - watch a movie, read a book, grab a drink and bit to eat at the bar or enjoy breathtaking views of Cook's Strait. It is probably one of the most beautiful ferry rides in the world!

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  • 13
    1.3 mi

    Island Bay

    1.3 mi from Lyall Bay
    5
    3 reviews

    I was born here!!

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  • 14
    2.87 mi

    Scorching Bay

    2.87 mi from Lyall Bay
    5
    3 reviews

    Excellent summer beach, watch the ferries go by. Local Cafe is a must-do, with occasional chances to spot actors involved with Miramar's Weta Studios at Camperdown Rd and Peter Jackson's Park Rd Post.

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  • 15
    1.61 mi

    Breaker Bay

    1.61 mi from Lyall Bay
    4.5
    3 reviews

    Been here twice one on the bay and the second from the ferry on water next to the bay. lovely place.

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  • 16
    2.82 mi

    City Gallery Wellington

    2.82 mi from Lyall Bay
    5
    2 reviews

    The home to contemporary art in Wellington. Continually evolving exhibitions and shows means this place is ripe for multiple visits. There's a high standard here with the top names in world art showing their goods.

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  • 17
    2.97 mi

    Equestrian Sport Productions

    2.97 mi from Lyall Bay
    5
    2 reviews

    Welcome horse and rider! See international riders, some Olympians compete on the beautiful show grounds! Wonderful way to spend an afternoon!

  • 18
    1.38 mi

    Ataturk Memorial

    1.38 mi from Lyall Bay
    4.5
    2 reviews
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  • 19
    3.4 mi

    Old Government Buildings

    3.4 mi from Lyall Bay
    4
    2 reviews

    aka VUW Law School, part of the Pipitea Campus in downtown Wellington. Largest wooden building extant in Southern Hemisphere, used to house the whole NZ Public Service, which now takes up most of the CBD property!

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  • 20
    3.6 mi

    Old St. Paul's

    3.6 mi from Lyall Bay
    4
    2 reviews

    Historic site in Thorndon, frequently used for weddings and funerals, open to public daily.

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