Fort Ballance

Fort Ballance Rd ,Miramar Peninsula
Miramar, Wellington
Fort Ballance, a well preserved concrete structure dating from the Russian scare of 1885, can be reached by a track from above Scorching Bay or on a road from Mahanga Bay to the north.

Fort Ballance was the premier fort in the Wellington area for 26 years (1885-1911). It provides an example of 19thC defence technology.

The position offers great views to the south of Scorching Bay and the entrance to Wellington Harbour
Powered By Subgurim( Maps ASP.NET
Note: Location is approximate.


  • The Fort
    The Fort
  • Graffiti artist have left their mark.
    Graffiti artist have left their mark.
  • The view to the south
    The view to the south
  • Fort Ballance II
    Fort Ballance II
Upload a new photo
To upload a photo you first need to be registered and logged in.


There are no comments against this attraction.

To add a new comment you will first need to log in (or register if you haven't yet).