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Scorching Bay

Karaka Bay Road | Seatoun, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Beautiful Suburb of Wellington

Windy Welly has a beautiful suburb called Scorching Bay which has a beautiful feel-good charm to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vineet N
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Yulara, Australia
Nice location

We drove around the bay. It was a really nice drive. If you have time to spare on your way to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patrina W
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Brisbane, Australia
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“scorch o rama” (12 reviews)
“rock pools” (6 reviews)
“lovely beach” (6 reviews)
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Karaka Bay Road | Seatoun, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Windy Welly has a beautiful suburb called Scorching Bay which has a beautiful feel-good charm to it. It's one of the older suburbs of Wellington. Nice place to visit if you are in Wellington.

Thank Vineet N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove around the bay. It was a really nice drive. If you have time to spare on your way to the airport, stop by the bay.

Thank Patrina W
Reviewed 8 December 2017

If it's a hot day in Summer you probably want to give this beach a miss unless you like sitting on top of each other, it will be packed with families and BBQ lovers. If it's a slightly less awesome day then you should definitely...More

Thank iamrhys
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Makes for a nice half hour's walk, plus there is a good cafe to fuel up beforehand. Worth a trip back.

Thank FraserJMM
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Home to Scorcharama Cafe, this beach is quite popular on weekends and nice days. There is a playground and toilets/showers, parking, a clean wide beach for swimming. Very pretty location.

Thank Rhonna G
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Scorching Bay beach is a little bit hidden by its location on the end of the peninsula but a loverly sandy beach in summer with a good grass area between the beach and the road. Good cafe next door also (Scorcharama).

Thank jocgerard
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Amazing to think this lovely bay is within minutes of Wellington CBD. We met friends there and despite the cool weather the kids ran around in the beach and the rocks for hours. Lovely relaxing spot.

Thank kiwis-in-UK
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great place to picnic, or buy an ice cream or take away from the café on the beach. The spot is protected from the wind. There are always people around so a safe spot.

Thank JudyHoward
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Did this as part of a scenic drive on the last day. A damp and blustery one. Stunning in a word, complete with waves crossing the roadway.

Thank nambatri2016
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Scorching Bay is a little bit away from the CBD but if you have a car, or a willing to take the bus, this would be a lovely place for a seaside picnic. There are always families out there and fisherman spending their time by...More

Thank Shawn C
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Kiwimo
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