On the coast south of Wellington facing the South Island, you'll find an incredible reserve home to an abundant seal colony and gorgeous red rocks plus plenty of beautiful scenery. Spend a sunny day here wandering the coastline - but watch out for the Wellington wind!
RED ROCKS RESERVE HIKE DETAILS
Where: Owhiro Bay, Wellington
Length: it takes about 45 minutes for 2.5km each way
Directions: the trail starts at Te Kopahou Visitor Centre in Owhiro Bay and winds its way along the coastline along a clear path
Bathrooms: yes, at the parking lot
Public Transit: yes, bus #1 goes to Island Bay, 2km from the start of the walkway