There is a very easy and safe walking path around Houghton Bay which provides excellent views of the sea coast. The beach is sandy and also safe and very nice for walking on. A great place for a relaxing walk.
On this lovely summer's day, we strolled along the bay walkway taking in the sea breeze. Apart from the ocean waves breaking on the rocks of this southerly exposed coast and the occasional traffic passing by, several unusual buildings caught our attention. A lady in a private monorail cable car travelling at an incline up to the circular house on...
Great place for Freedom Campers (certified and non-certified) to stay a night or two, for easy access to Wellington and Cook Strait Ferries. Showers and toilets at site. Great views. NOT suitable in gale-force weather, due to proximity of sea.