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Scorching Bay

Karaka Bay Road | Seatoun, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Away but still near the city

Whenever we are in Wellington, we drive around the Miramar peninsula and stop at scorching bay to... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2016
Chur, Switzerland
Just love this place

This is one of my favourite beaches on the Miramar penisula. Sometimes it's a little bit crowded... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2016
Mechelen, Belgium
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  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“scorch o rama” (12 reviews)
“rock pools” (6 reviews)
“lovely beach” (6 reviews)
Karaka Bay Road | Seatoun, Wellington 6003, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

Whenever we are in Wellington, we drive around the Miramar peninsula and stop at scorching bay to enjoy the view and when possible have a swim.

Thank ToblerE
Reviewed 28 January 2016

This is one of my favourite beaches on the Miramar penisula. Sometimes it's a little bit crowded but if you drive a little bit further you can find a quiet spot pretty easy. Don't forget your sunscreen on a hot day though!

Thank YasminaB00
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Lovely drive around the coast of a warm summer day. Great views and places to stop to take photos. If you carry on around the point you can go all the way around the peninsular. Lovely.

Thank TFMS-Esq
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Driving around the coast this is a graet beach spot for everyone. Its a bit sheltered which is good and its a super little sandy beacj for chilling at compared to some rather rocky ones around the coast .

Thank niamhs456
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is my favourite beach in the Wellington Region. It has lovely white/golden sands and grass area to relax on. It has good facilities, with public toilets, café and parking all closeby. On a sunny day in Wellington, you cant beat this spot!

Thank Racheenz
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Scorching Bay is a lovely beach in the area of Miramar. You can walk along the coast and take in views of the mountains, oceans and beautiful houses. It is quite a popular area for families, with a great playground available for kids and a...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Perfect for a day of sun and no wind. Great sand when the tide is out. Beautiful swimming area Loved it. Ice cream shop in walking distance. Grills available and a small playground area. Bring your shovels and buckets.

Thank nannerjammer
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Great beach with excellent facilities. Good parking, toilets, picnic areas. Great for families. Excellent cafe next to beach called Scorcharama, serving good choice of food and drinks that can be eaten in or taken out.

Thank Aliandian50
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Fantastic location on a sunny day. Beachside, coffee good food. Well worth the small trip from Wellington centre. Makes for a good stop if you are off to Miramar peninsula. I have visited this cafe many times and never regretted my choice. If you have...More

Thank John_MurphyNZ
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This is where we live and love it. There is a cafe nearby right on the waterfront. It is sheltered from the wind and makes for an easy picturesque walk.

Thank sala5000
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