Capital city, is imaginatively positioned between a picturesque harbour and forested green hills. The city is home to memorable arts, cultural and heritage attractions including the national museum, Te Papa. Natural attractions, such as the wild south coast, are within easy reach of the city centre.
Sophisticated yet friendly, Wellington has great shopping and nightlife. The downtown area can match New York with the number of cafes and restaurants per head.
Just north of Wellington city is the Hutt Valley, an area that offers a variety of outdoor and adventure experiences, including bush walks, fishing and thrilling mountain bike tracks.
Porirua, towards the west coast, has a reputation for energy, creativity and talent – it is a significant Pacific Island and Maori art and culture centre.
The Kapiti Coast, less than an hour's drive from Wellington, is where you will discover world-class wild life sanctuaries, fantastic golf and gourmet food experiences.
The waterfront has been transformed into a graceful promenade with shops, restaurants, activities and elegant landscaping making it a real drawcard for visitors and locals alike.
New Zealand’s vibrant capital Wellington is the political centre point of the country and a lively and vivid arts and culture centre. The city is built around a enticing harbour in a hilly landscape, giving the place an enchanting feel. It is also an easily walkable city, where you’ll feel the energy when sauntering through it.
The place offers lot to do for the visitor, harboring New Zealand’s national museum Te Papa, great theatres, and galleries.
The mixture of different cultures, arts, events, shops and the many cafes and restaurants with outstanding food and wine give for an amazing lifestyle and an ideal place to visit.
Wellington’s population is only about 350,000, making it the 3rd largest city of New Zealand.
The city has been voted as one of the hottest cities in the world, in other words, there is much more to Wellington than it being just a transit point to and from the South Island.