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Princess Bay , Wellington Overview

Princess bay is one of the two suburbs of Wellington’s South Coast, New Zealand. It lies in between Houghton Bay’s headland and Te Raekaihau Point. This sandy beach offers a great view of Taputeranga Island and the peak of Kaikoura Range on a clear sunny day. Being a part of Taputeranga Marine Reserve, it strongly believes in protecting marine creatures and increasing the number of fish on the beach.

One can enjoy swimming and short walks on the beach. It is a favourite among locals for surfing. Visitors aren’t allowed to get their dogs on this beach but can take the dogs to the neighbouring beach, Houghton Bay. One can experience a perfect beach day on Princess Bay, where open fire or non-gas barbeque is allowed. Changing rooms and public washrooms are also available on the beach.

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How To Reach Princess Bay

  • The nearest Airport to Princess Bay is Willington International Airport which is 5km in distance.
  • One can easily reach Princess Bay by car or can also consider travelling by bus.
  • There are no direct buses to Princess Bay but one will have to change 2 or 3 buses to reach the destination.
  • The closest bus lines to Princess Bay are Bus-23 and Bus-3

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