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Address: Porirua 6006, New Zealand
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Love the view day and night

I drive past the harbour at least twice a day and love seeing it in all weathers and seasons. The reflections of the lights at night or the moon are beautiful.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2017
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Porirua, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The water was duty and polluted. Even the ducks in a little stream looked unhappy. We walked around the south end of the harbour and the walk was pleasant with nice views but not somewhere I would recommend to visitors as a must see.

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Thank Alipa50
Porirua, New Zealand
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I drive past the harbour at least twice a day and love seeing it in all weathers and seasons. The reflections of the lights at night or the moon are beautiful.

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Thank minimacx2
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Very relaxing walking and good views across the marina and water. Good landscape views, trees and flowers depending on time of year.

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Thank JohnH194419
Porirua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Drive to the end of Onepoto Road where there is a large car park, also public toilets. From here you can take a short - or long walk - on a good track - first alongside some of the boat sheds and then the harbour itself. This walk is good any time of day, especially when blowing a strong Northerly... More 

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Thank 127doris
Porirua, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Harbour changes its outlook many times over the days and months and not one day is better than the other. Whether it is raining, windy or sunny it is always a lovely place to walk around and going along the walk past the Onepoto Boatsheds you see swans, Canadian Geese and other bird-life.

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Thank Ellinore1915
Porirua, New Zealand
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I love driving past the harbour, it looks different every day. I love it when it's calm and there's a reflection of the hills around. Also at night when the lights reflect off the water.

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Thank minimacx2
Porirua, New Zealand
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65 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I drive past this harbour at least four times a day, on a calm day it is beautiful to see the reflections of the hills, rocks, birds etc.

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Thank minimacx2
Melbourne, Australia
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739 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Locals won't notice how beautiful this harbour is because they look at it every day. It is surrounded by beautiful bush and picturesque trees. The low hills give it a lovely backdrop and the colourful bathing boxes make it just that bit more unique. Drive through when you are heading over to the Hutt Valley from Porirua - see for... More 

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Thank Ali_Hawkins
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views to be had, can even see the South Island. My children enjoyed climbing over the huge rock formations and seeing the aquatic life. They found a starfish and thought that was wonderful. Accessed by Whitireia Park it is a hidden gem! Highly recommended for a free activity.

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Thank Tash K
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Nice parks. Clean foreshore. The area has a modern reasonably priced and efficient train service to town or up to Waikenae

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