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Wellington Wind Turbine

via Ashton Fitchett Drive, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
+64 4-801 4000
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Lovely view

A lovely still day to walk up to the turbine from Zealandia a different view from inside the fence... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lucinda J
via mobile

Yup, it's a wind turbine! No seriously it's an interesting place to see if you like a bit of... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
via mobile
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via Ashton Fitchett Drive, Wellington 6002, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely still day to walk up to the turbine from Zealandia a different view from inside the fence line

Thank Lucinda J
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Yup, it's a wind turbine! No seriously it's an interesting place to see if you like a bit of engineering. If that doesn't float your boat there's always the walking tracks and the view is stunning. You're able to see the whole of Wellington. Would...More

Thank Mijahe
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The view is great there, but is optional in your trip to Wellington if you did go to Mount Victoria.

Thank Felipe S
Reviewed 3 March 2017

If you're looking for a good vantage point of the city and also are vaguely interested in the history of windfarms - come on up. The first thing that will amaze you is how gigantic the things are.

Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We visited The Wind Turbine on the weekend, first time since I was at school. Very windy up there but all part of the experience. Lovely information board to give you facts about how it was built. Fantastic views of Wellington from up there. Pretty...More

Thank Tania W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I regularly walk up to the Wind Turbine along the Zealandia Sanctuary fence line from Highbury. It's a great walk although you have to watch the slippery loose rocks that can cause a fall or two on the way down. The view from the top...More

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Wind Turbine Walk takes you to Brooklyn wind turbine. There are several walks around that area with stunning views from each angle. Prepare for strong winds!

Thank rene0408
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Whenever I have overseas visitors I take them to the normal tourist spots (the free ones like Mt Victoria, Wainuiomata Hill, etc) including the Wind Turbine. Highly educational and informative.

Thank Gregory F
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The best part of the old wind turbine were the interpretive panels which showed you how much electricity wa being produced (and how many homes this could supply). For some reason these haven't been renewed. The new turbine is certainly huge when viewed from up...More

Thank zhuhai2007
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We drove up here for the view. I didn't have much interest in the actual wind turbine. However, if you want to take great pictures I recommend driving up here for great views.

Thank misanthropicdreamer
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