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Wellington is the perfect starting point for a tour of New Zealand. World-class museums and galleries offer insights into the country’s culture and heritage, while conservation parks such as Zealandia invite you to learn about the animals and ecosystems that New Zealand is famous for.

To experience urban culture and a fantastic introduction to New Zealand, you can’t go past Wellington.

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Fast facts about Wellington

Where is it? Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand, located at the very bottom of the North Island. Popular driving routes connect Wellington to Auckland, via a smorgasbord of national parks, tourist hotspots and food and wine regions.

How do I get there? You can fly to Wellington, with direct flights available from the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. The flight takes roughly 3-4 hours. Airlines include Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin, Air New Zealand, Emirates and Singapore Airlines.

When should I go? Visit between October and April to avoid the chill of the winter months. Avoid visiting in December and January, as this is peak holidaying season.

What should I do?

  • Take a stroll through the Wellington Botanic Gardens.
  • See the view from Mount Victoria Lookout.
  • Relax on the beach at Oriental Bay.
  • Visit Te Papa Tongarewa museum.
  • Watch the universe go by at Carter Observatory.
  • Get up close and personal with New Zealand’s native animals at Zealandia.
  • Catch the Wellington Cable Car.
  • Go behind the scenes with the SFX team at Weta Cave.


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