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Princess Bay

The Esplanade, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Sssssssh! Dont tell any one!

In nz in summer we hit the water... Lakes, rivers (if they aren't polluted by intensive farming... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vang Vieng, Laos
via mobile
My faviourite beach

On a summers windless day in Wellington this is the place to be. Beautiful views. Quite swimming... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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3 weeks ago
“Sssssssh! Dont tell any one! ”
27 Feb 2017
“My faviourite beach”
The Esplanade, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In nz in summer we hit the water... Lakes, rivers (if they aren't polluted by intensive farming. Yup its a thing!) waterfalls estuaries, annnnd the sea... Princess bay is amaaaaaaaazing... Rocky jagged shore line with oasis of beach... Waters cild... But when its 28 degrees...More

Thank redstar999
Reviewed 28 February 2017

On a summers windless day in Wellington this is the place to be. Beautiful views. Quite swimming location that is sun kissed until about 8.30. Facilities are clean and tidy. Love the large open porch area. Water and bike stands supplied. loads of parking.

Thank LondonMisty08
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Views, everything you want in the great outdoors. So Proud I am a Kiwi in this beautiful location.

Thank 2chope
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Safe and cozy small beach and rock pool area on the South Coast between Island and Lyall Bay.Restrooms and off-road car parking available. Awesome views looking towards Cook straight and South Island. One of my favourite beaches in Wellington.

Thank GillianLanham
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Princess Bay and neighbour Houghton Bay are the perfect pair on Wellington's South Coast. They have everything you need in coastal scenery, swimming spots, snorkelling, sea kayak, rock pool exploration, even boat launch and dog walking (Houghton only). RARELY crowded, and very sheltered in a...More

1  Thank cossiefamily
Reviewed 29 May 2014

From Houghton Bay a short walk takes you to this Bay.It has a nice small beach and ample car parking facility as well as good restroom and changing facility.Above the beach the seawall has collapsed but it has now been repared and further improvements are...More

Thank thriftyman
Reviewed 12 July 2013 via mobile

Beautiful bay and relaxing, you can sit there and watch the plane land and take off, I find it therapeutic, you can. Also park you car the and go for long walks down to Lyall bay or to Island bay..

1  Thank Oscar W
Reviewed 27 April 2013

beautiful and unusual place, with its clear, dark blue water and white rocky pools. And its night sky can be really stunning.

Thank TeodoraMt
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