Oriental Bay Beach is located in close proximity to Wellington's central business district at the harbour and is one of the closest and the most popular beaches around Wellington. The beach area is popular amongst both locals and tourists - particularly during summer, when it transforms into a hive of bustling activity. Two of the most prominent features of the Bay include the wooden barge and the Carter Fountain - a fountain that shoots water 16 metres into the air. Due to its popularity as an attraction, plenty of accommodation options and shopping opportunities will be available in the area. Oriental Bay is also home to a population of over a thousand residents, including several celebrities and famous people who own luxury properties in the area.
Around 1-2 hours
Adults, Families,Young Adults
Though designated prayer facilities at Oriental Bay Beach will be unavailable for Muslim travellers, plenty of open area will be available to use during prayer times. Travellers can also visit some of the few mosques in Wellington such as the Wellington Masjid in Kilbirnie. Lower Hutt Islamic Centre in Lower Hutt and Porirua Islamic Centre in Porirua are two other mosques in Wellington.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Oriental Bay Beach can visit some of the many Halal restaurants in Wellington. A few of the most popular Halal restaurants in Wellington include Marrakesh Cafe, Mughlai Curry Corner, Delhi Brasserie, Kipp Cafe, Istana Malaysia, Garam Masala and Nando’s – which all serve a wide array of excellent Halal food.