Mt Victoria

Mount Victoria, or 'Mt Vic' to locals, is part of the Wellington Town Belt, providing an accessible forest for Wellingtonians.

Mt Victoria bushes greenery harbour view

Location details

Key features

Pine Forest
Mixed period architecture

Situated within

Within Wellington travel zone
5km to Stone Street Studios
22km to Avalon Studios

Location access


Other detail

"Mt Victoria" can refer to the suburb or the hill
Noise restrictions around residential areas
Parking restrictions around residential areas
Popular spot for tourists
Ample parking at the Mt Victoria lookout

Used in

The Lord of the Rings

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Mount Victoria is an area surrounding the city set aside for public recreation.

The suburb of Mt Victoria is rich in cultural heritage, with numerous character houses and buildings, such as the St Gerard's Church and Monastery which overlooks the harbour.

The lookout at the top of the Mt Victoria hill provides a glorious panorama of Wellington. Walkways to the top are densely forested and begin close to the city centre.

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