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Gems in Wellington - 2

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gem Favorite Happy seals!

Seal colony at Sinclair Head

(1) Brooklyn, NZ
gem Favorite From the lookout across from the Brooklyn Wind Turbine.

Wrights Hill Lookout

(1) Brooklyn, NZ

Recommended Routes in Wellington - 4

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Favorite Overlooking the path in front of me with the ocean and the South Island in the background.
Intermediate/Difficult

Wellington Hills: Tip Track - Red Rocks

8.7 mi 14.0 km 1,591' Up 484.96 m Up 1,590' Down 484.74 m Down

Brooklyn, NZ
Favorite Looking across the valley.
Intermediate

Polhill Reserve Loop

4.4 mi 7.1 km 658' Up 200.45 m Up 656' Down 200.09 m Down

Kelburn, NZ
Favorite Boulder Hill offers incredible views up Hutt Valley.
Difficult

Puke Ariki Track

14.1 mi 22.7 km 2,603' Up 793.49 m Up 2,716' Down 827.88 m Down

Upper Hutt, NZ

Wellington Hiking

  • 98 Miles 158 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 21 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Wellington - 22

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2.1 mi 3.4 km #1Tip Track
Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
3.9 mi 6.3 km #2Red Rocks Track - Pari-Whero
Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
3.7 mi 5.9 km #3Sinclair Head Track
Easy
Brooklyn, NZ
Easy
Brooklyn, NZ
1.5 mi 2.4 km #4Clinical Trail
Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #5Highbury Fling
Easy/Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
1.8 mi 2.9 km #6Transient
Intermediate
Kelburn, NZ
Intermediate
Kelburn, NZ
1.5 mi 2.3 km #7Barking Emu
Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
2.4 mi 3.9 km #8Buchanans Rd Tramping Track
Intermediate
Upper Hutt, NZ
Intermediate
Upper Hutt, NZ
1.7 mi 2.8 km #9Boulder Hill Tramping Track
Intermediate
Lower Hutt, NZ
Intermediate
Lower Hutt, NZ
8.3 mi 13.4 km #10Skyline from Karori Park
Intermediate/Difficult
Kelburn, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
Kelburn, NZ

Photos of Wellington - 20

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Red Rocks Trail coming down to the beach
Feb 12, 2016 near Brooklyn, NZ
Looking back along the path, with the entrance to Wellington's harbor in the background.
Feb 12, 2016 near Brooklyn, NZ
Overlooking the path in front of me with the ocean and the South Island in the background.
Feb 12, 2016 near Brooklyn, NZ
Happy seals!
Feb 17, 2016 near Brooklyn, NZ
Looking out along the track to Wellington below and the hills above Eastbourne in the distance.
Dec 20, 2016 near Brooklyn, NZ
Looking down from the Wrights Hill Lookout.
Dec 20, 2016 near Brooklyn, NZ
From the lookout across from the Brooklyn Wind Turbine.
Dec 20, 2016 near Brooklyn, NZ
Wellington Harbor is stunning from Mt. Victoria Lookout.
May 13, 2017 near Wellington, NZ