Local Tip Set aside some time to explore Bush City, a recreated bush habitat that you can walk through. By the small waterfall you'll see rocks up to 530 million years old.
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...
One of the great things about Wellington is its compact size, making it an easily manageable place to explore even with young...more »
When you visit a big city, it can be fun to chance your arm on an independent place rather than sticking with brands you know so if you find yourself in Wellington do what I do and visit some of its...more »
They say if the locals choose to go there on holiday, then it must be a good destination and the Kapiti Coast just north of Wellington is exactly...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 »
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 »
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 »
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