Newbies walk - up to Mount Vic lookout

  • June 3, 2012 · 2:30 PM
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New members  -- this one is for you! If you've joined in the past few months, you can RSVP to this easy-paced evening stroll up Mount Vic and meet some other new faces to Adventure Wellington.

The Plan: We start in front of the Embassy Theatre on Kent Terrace, and walk along Oriental Bay, then up the last part of the Southern Walkway, with great views of the city.

Finally after we make it to the Mount Victoria Lookout we'll have some terrific 360 degree views.

Although the tracks are steep, we would do it on an easy pace with lots of stops to admire the views. The walk will take about two to two and a half hours.

After the walk, those who are interested can come for a customary AW after-event drink, and free platters of food, thanks to one of our great sponsors, The Southern Cross bar!

Difficulty: 2.5/5

Distance: 7 km

Time: 2.5 hours (including 15 minutes at the summit)

What to bring: sturdy shoes, a camera, a good sense of humor, fun attitude, and maybe a walking stick for traversing the steep hills

How to get there: Frequently served by buses (catch a bus going to Courtenay Place) and we will end close to where we started (at the waterfront at Oriental Parade).

 

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  • Teresa

    Fun event and incredible view of the city. It was great to meet everyone!

    June 4, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    A fantastic walk and great company. Thanks Eugene and everyone. Was a nice easy pace and great scenery. Would definitely do again.

    June 4, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I've noticed people seem to appreciate not being run over.

    June 3, 2012

  • Eugene C.

    Ta muchly Nicola :)

    June 3, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I gave way to you all today! You were crossing the road on the way to the cross no doubt.

    June 3, 2012

  • Eugene C.

    Another fun group of newbies - thanks for making it fun and interesting. Big thanks to tail-end Charlie in the guise of Chris

    June 3, 2012

  • Eugene C.

    Hi everybody, tis looking good weather wise for the walk today, I'll see you all inside the Embassy Theatre foyer by 2.30pm, wld b gr8 if u can be there promptly for a 2.35pm departure time! If u r running late or have any questions, plse contact me on 0273193754. Wear something warm as well - it will b breezy at the top. Look 4wd to meeting u all later - it will b a fun day. Also, free hot food platters awaiting us @ The Southern Cross following the walk = yum!

    June 3, 2012

  • Eugene C.

    Natasha & Janet, I have signed you both up for the walk tomorrow, hope you will be able to make it, if not, no probs. Look forward to meeting you both tomorrow, regards, Eugene

    June 2, 2012

  • Eugene C.

    @ Emma Campbell, not a prob is your guest cannot make it, look forward to meeting you at the walk on Sunday :)

    June 1, 2012

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  • Eugene C.
    AW Centurion
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    AW Centurion
  • Ina
    AW Die-hard
  • Oli C.
    AW Die-hard
  • A former member
  • A former member
  • A former member
  • A former member
  • A former member

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