Wellington is a bustling harbour city of tucked-away bars, award-winning restaurants and great coffee. It's home to Parliament, a historic cable car ride, botanical gardens and glorious views.
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Local Tip Time your visit for a "Species Talk" or "Walk & Talk" tour. You'll be able to explore the lower valley on a gentle, fully-guided 45-minute stroll, or learn about the incredible wealth of wildlife that call...
Local Tip Couples can book in for a romantic relaxation together with a massage or a soak in the copper tubs.
Wellington is a fantastic city for families. I am lucky enough to live nearby and as the mother of a school age child, I really appreciate its easy...more »
From a sunken sailing ship to touring the Beehive, and from botanical gardens to a natural spring aquifer, we introduce you to some of Wellington's hidden gems that won’t cost you a penny....more »
Despite the fact that it is just a 20 minute ferry ride from downtown Wellington many New Zealanders, and even Wellingtonians, have never visited the...more »
The bright lights, delicious smells and buzzing atmosphere of night markets so familiar throughout Asia has arrived in Wellington. The Wellington Night Market, in Left Bank Arcade off Cuba St, is offering people the chance to experience a variety of foods, shop for jewellery and clothing, and hear live music performed every Friday... more »
Have you ever wondered where the broccoli you were eating was grown, or who caught that fish you’re preparing? Or have you simply thought it would be great to support local producers? Well, the Hill Street Farmers’ Market is giving Wellingtonians a chance to buy local. The market is held every Saturday morning, rain or shine, and helps... more »
This vibrant market is one of Wellington's top shopping and visitor destinations and is fast becoming known as the place Wellingtonians love to come to shop, meet and eat. Best of all the market is open every Saturday from 10am to 4pm, rain, hail or shine because it's all undercover! At the market, which serves as a springboard for... more »
The City Market is a fantastic weekly food market – a farmer’s market, but not as you know it. The City Market pops up on Sundays, undercover in the atrium of the landmark Chaffers Dock Building. Situated on the capital’s beautiful waterfront, the City Market is home to Wellington’s best providores – real people with authentic... more »
"Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken" - Frank Herbert