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23 mi 37 km of trail 3 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 11 Trails Intermediate Trails 5 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails
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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

Featured Hikes in Wellington - 3

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

Wellington Hills: Tip Track - Red Rocks

8.7 mi 14.0 km • Loop • 1,591 ft Ascent 484.96 m Ascent

(2) Brooklyn, NZ
Favorite Boulder Hill offers incredible views up Hutt Valley.
Intermediate/Difficult

Puke Ariki Track

14.1 mi 22.7 km • Point to Point • 2,603 ft Ascent 793.49 m Ascent

(1) Upper Hutt, NZ
Favorite Looking across the valley.
Easy/Intermediate

Polhill Reserve Loop

4.4 mi 7.1 km • Loop • 658 ft Ascent 200.45 m Ascent

(2) Kelburn, NZ

Trails in Wellington - 13

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2.6 mi 4.1 km #1Cornish Street
Easy/Intermediate
Petone, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.1 km Petone, NZ
3.9 mi 6.3 km #2Red Rocks Track - Pari-Whero
Easy/Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
3.9 mi 6.3 km Brooklyn, NZ
0.2 mi 0.3 km #3Wrights Hill Lookout Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.3 km Brooklyn, NZ
1.7 mi 2.7 km #4Salvation
Easy/Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Brooklyn, NZ
1.8 mi 2.9 km #5Transient
Easy/Intermediate
Kelburn, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Kelburn, NZ
1.5 mi 2.4 km #6Clinical Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.4 km Brooklyn, NZ
1.0 mi 1.5 km #7Lookout Walkway
Easy/Intermediate
Wellington, NZ
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.5 km Wellington, NZ
2.1 mi 3.4 km #8Tip Track
Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Brooklyn, NZ
3.7 mi 5.9 km #9Sinclair Head Track
Easy
Brooklyn, NZ
Easy
3.7 mi 5.9 km Brooklyn, NZ
1.5 mi 2.3 km #10Barking Emu
Intermediate
Brooklyn, NZ
Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.3 km Brooklyn, NZ
0.9 mi 1.5 km #11Highbury Fling
Easy
Brooklyn, NZ
Easy
0.9 mi 1.5 km Brooklyn, NZ
1.6 mi 2.6 km #12Belmont Trig South
Intermediate/Difficult
Petone, NZ
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Petone, NZ
0.3 mi 0.5 km #13Johns Track (Lower Car Park)
Easy
Kelburn, NZ
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Kelburn, NZ

Photos of Wellington - 20

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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 back along the path, with the entrance to Wellington's harbor in the background.
Feb 12, 2016 near Brooklyn, NZ
From the lookout across from the Brooklyn Wind Turbine.
Dec 20, 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
Red Rocks Trail coming down to the beach
Feb 12, 2016 near Brooklyn, NZ
Wellington Harbor is stunning from Mt. Victoria Lookout.
May 13, 2017 near Wellington, NZ

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