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Best trails in Wellington

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Looking for a great trail near Wellington, Wellington? AllTrails has 52 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. You'll also find some great local park options, like Putangirua Scenic Reserve or Ataturk Park. Ready for some activity? There are 34 moderate trails in Wellington ranging from 0.7 to 27.5 miles and from 26 to 1,568 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Wellington
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#1 - Mount Victoria Loop
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 7 m
Great bushwalk with many different trail options to summit Mt Vic. The view from the top offers 360 degree panoramic view view of Wellington and the nearby suburbs. On a clear day, you can see the SouShow more
#2 - Ataturk Memorial and Breaker Bay via Eastern Walkway
Ataturk Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 14 m
Ataturk Memorial and Breaker Bay via Eastern Walkway is a 4.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand that offers scenic views. The trail is good for all skShow more
#3 - Orongarongo Track
Rimutaka Forest Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 2 m
Orongarongo Track is a 6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primaShow more
#4 - Pari-whero (Red Rocks) Loop
Te Kopahou Reserve
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 14 m
Steep, and at times loose; but with stunning views. A great work out but avoid it on a windy day!Show more
#5 - City to Sea Walkway
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 4 h 45 m
City to Sea Walkway is a 9.1 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarilyShow more
#6 - Skyline Track: Makara Road to Johnsonville
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 55 m
Skyline Track: Makara Road to Johnsonville is a 7.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated aShow more
#7 - Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary Walk
Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
A walk in the Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary near Karori in Wellington. Walks vary from very easy (pram or wheelchair) to 3 hour reasonable fitness hikes around the sanctuary boundary. This is a 2.5 hrShow more
#8 - Mount Kaukau via Truscott Avenue
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
Mount Kaukau via Truscott Avenue is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Show more
#9 - Otari Wilton Bush, Skyline Walkway to Kaukau
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 4 h 51 m
Otari Wilton Bush, Skyline Walkway to Kaukau is a 8.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand that offers scenic views and is rated as moderateShow more
#10 - Karori Fence Trail
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
Karori Fence Trail is a 5.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
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