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Plimmerton Beach

Off Steyne Ave | Plimmerton, Wellington 2004, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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great small visit, perfect when its low tide

we visited Plimmerton Beach a couple of times on a recent trip to New Zealand. when the tide is... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Okinawa, Japan
A very popular beach, particularly during weekends

Plimmerton Beach is ideal for children, particularly at or near high tide. It is safe for swimming... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Peter C
Wellington, New Zealand
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Off Steyne Ave | Plimmerton, Wellington 2004, New Zealand
+64 4-802 4860
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

we visited Plimmerton Beach a couple of times on a recent trip to New Zealand. when the tide is out there is plenty of sand/beach to run around on but I believe at high tide the water comes up pretty close to the sea wall....More

Thank FunFlyingFour
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Plimmerton Beach is ideal for children, particularly at or near high tide. It is safe for swimming and generally free of any big waves. There are several cafes and a fish and chip shop as well as one or two other shops. The beach is...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Great beach to sit and eat chips or pizza on watching the sun go down. Big wide sandy beach which can get up good winds. If you're into windsurfing this place is popular when the conditions are right. Easy to park up and take a...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We did a walk on the coast from Plimmerton to Paekakariki. The beach is really peaceful on a sunny day and you can either walk alongside or just have a picnic. This would be great for families and friends who want to chill out on...More

Thank Reza S
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

We took a man in a wheelchair for an outing by train to Plimmerton. He loved the ride along the waterfront. It was easy going from the train station all the way to the boat club. The paths are mostly excellent and there are seats...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

We love walking from one end to the other which takes about 1 hour. The coast is lovely with variety from rock pools to a lovely sandy beach. There is a boat ramp and lots of lovely seaside homes. The sunsets are beautiful. You can...More

1  Thank Alipa50
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Gorgeous beach for a walk in this lovely out to town bay. No matter what weather there is always something to enjoy. Great cafe , public toilets and cute shopping nearby.

Thank cossiefamily
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Visited my brother & his wife in Plimmerton. We went for a walk down to Plimmerton Beach, it was absolutely stunning. Lots of people were walking along the beachside that day.

Thank Astrav
Reviewed 24 December 2014

Watching a sunset is simply amazing. Cafes or takeaways available. Nice seating along the waterfront footpath.

Thank walkingholiday
Reviewed 19 January 2014

Plimmerton beach is a short stroll from the train station, ( about 30minutes train ride from wellington central station.). There are a few shops to browse, but whats even better is the waterfront footpath that allows for an excellent hike round to the point, where...More

Thank BevanjP
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