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Amenities: Carpark, Guided Tours Available

Suitable for Ages: Families

Historic coastal defence battery located on Wrights Hill in Karori, Wellington. Over 600 metres of tunnels were built during the second world war to defend Wellington from enemy attack, and armed with two huge 9.2 inch guns. The site was scrapped in 1960, and is now being restored by the Wrights Hill Fortress Restoration Society. Five Open Days a year . Admission charges apply;

Hours of Operation:
10am to 4 pm on Open Days: Waitangi Day, ANZAC Day, Queen's Birthday, Labour Day, 28th December; or by appointment.

Map showing Wrights Hill Fortress