Newbies walk - up to Mount Vic lookout

  • September 30, 2012 · 4:00 PM
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New members  -- this one is for you! If you've joined recently, or haven't done this event yet, you can RSVP to this easy-paced late afternoon stroll up Mount Vic and meet some other new faces to Adventure Wellington. Preference will be given to those that have not been on this walk before.

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. Also, as we will be going to the Southern Cross afterwards for drinks and free food platters, please bring some form of accepted ID, ie, New Zealand drivers license, or for overseas visitors, something like your passport.

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).

Important information: A 'no show' rule applies to all AW events, inclusive of this one.  Therefore, if you cancel your RSVP after 7pm on the evening before the walk, or do not turn up for the event, you will receive notification of your non-attendance.  Please be aware of this. Sorry.

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    great group of newbies, christened and ready to go... :)

    October 1, 2012

  • Eugene C.

    Another 5-star group of newbies (and not-so-newbies!!) - thoroughly great way to end what has been a busy day, and month for me. Thanks Nicola for helping out with the walk, to KK, and Chris, for helping with 'tail-end Charlie' duties, and all the other great people who came on the walk, cu all again soon me hopes!

    September 30, 2012

  • Rosemarie P.

    Good trek up the hill and lovely to meet you all.

    September 30, 2012

  • Eugene C.

    For those of you on the Waitlist, I'm doing another one of these walks on the Wednesday, 3rd Oct at 530pm, hope some of u might be able to come to this ....... or keep on waiting just incase somebody has to pull out

    September 25, 2012

  • Karen G

    Been a member for ages but never done this walk before, looking forward to it!

    September 24, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Dont mess with the princess...

      1 · September 25, 2012

    • Eugene C.

      wouldn't dare!!!!

      September 25, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hoping to see you all en-route...

    September 25, 2012

  • Eugene C.

    Nice to have you and Jeen signed up Karen, AW Pirate Princess :)

    September 24, 2012

  • Eugene C.

    Hi Trisha, yes, I run this event on a weekly/fortnightly basis, so hope u can attend a future event, have a great day, Eugene

    September 16, 2012

  • Trish K.

    Hi there, thanks for your message Eugene, I am away that weekend otherwise would have loved to come along. Will you be hosting other walks in the near future?
    Trish

    September 16, 2012

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