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 Zealandia is a non-profit organisation, so holding your wedding or event at Zealandia makes a valuable contribution towards conservation, eco-restoration and education.
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...
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 »
Show your student ID and experience the exhibition and sanctuary valley for just $10 any Tuesday, year-round. Come back whenever you like by upgrading to annual student membership. Not valid with any other discount offer. Cannot be redeemed for cash. Photo © Chris Helliwell more »
Our Wednesday morning walks for new parents are a great way to meet new friends while experiencing some of New Zealand’s rarest native wildlife. This must be the best buggy-friendly nature walk in New Zealand. Get a quick lowdown on what’s out and about from one of the Zealandia team, then pick up a map and head off at your own... 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 »
"Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world" - Gustave Flaubert