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Wellington Wind Turbine

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Worth the trek

Whether you walk or drive up the hill the views are sensational. There is not much up at the top... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Shawn C
Wellington, New Zealand

We saw this wind turbines on our drive our of Welington and they were awesome! Perched atop a... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Makati, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best and highest points to get great all round views out over Wellington. This turbine stands out on the horizon and is quite well sign posted, be warned though the roads are very tight with sharp angle turns and parked cars, not...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Whether you walk or drive up the hill the views are sensational. There is not much up at the top save for a small display about how they got the turbine up the hill, etc. The view is second to none - you can see...More

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Those days where you have some hours to spare and not sure what to do, go visit this wind turbine, if you are with kids, they will love it! there are nice walkpaths to go for a stroll as well, so bring comfy shoes, you...More

Thank Eddie S
Reviewed 27 May 2018

We went with a few people for a Sunday walk through the Brooklin wind turbine. At the top, there is information to tell you about this place and when it was updated. The walkway is really good and the view from the top is amazing!

Thank patolincl
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Well worth visiting for locals and visitors alike. The view is worth every step if walking up, but if you are not up for the trek then there is easy car access with car parking. The turbine itself is pretty cool too.

Thank Tania M
Reviewed 5 April 2018

This attraction is something to do, it isn't massively exciting or not a place you would spend ages but it is worth going up for a look to experience being under such a large structure and learning how that one turbine powers 450 homes in...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Just to actually see the size of this up close is worthy of the drive. Easy to access and plenty of parking at the top. Great overall views of Wellington.

Thank gregcr
Reviewed 1 April 2018

my son and I went for a hike to the wind turbine, from the bottom of Te Aro to the top (around 3 1/2 hour hike) the scenery to the top is awesome, lush and green, the path is steep in places , and you...More

Thank kellyfR8040IH
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The view from the top of the hill is gorgeous! You can see the strait to the South Island and down to Wellington city. I've also been told that the hike/walk up is great though I was in a car. The track follows the perimeter...More

Thank Chica B
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We saw this wind turbines on our drive our of Welington and they were awesome! Perched atop a mountain , we were able to drive up for a closer view of these turbines. The view and the weather was inspiring!

Thank JYao55
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