Wellington is the capital city and geographical centre of New Zealand.
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Wellington, the capital and all round cool place, is known for its art, music and café culture. The locals pride themselves on having the best cafes and restaurants in NZ.
The capital is situated on the beautiful waterfront with its boardwalks, art and cafes. On a sunny day a walk along the waterfront is a great place to relax with the oceans breeze coming ashore.
Getting around Wellington is one of the easiest of any capital in the World. It’s easy to get to all the major attractions on foot and if you want to go a little further afield there is a great bus network the connects the city and the suburbs.
Where do I start! First, a visit to the World renowned museum ‘Te Papa’ is a must. With is interactive exhibits, which are great for the family as you can play and touch everything. The museum has a great and innovative way of telling of the history of NZ- it really is as good as everyone says.
If you like to keep active and want to see some great views of the city, then a walk to up Mount Victoria will give you spectacular views of the city and the ocean.
Interested in films? How about checking the famous movie making skills that Wellington is known for. With the likes of The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit being made in the city the Weta Cave mini museum if a great place to find out where all the movie magic happens.
Cruises to Wellington give you the opportunity to explore the city and take in a much of what the city has to offer.