Travel & Tourism Guide for Wellington

Wellington New Zealand

This Wellington Travel Guide features up to date Wellington tourist information on hotels and other accommodation, activities and attractions, tours, transport options, booking deals and more.

Wellington is situated at the southern end of the North Island and is the capital city of New Zealand. It has an international airport and interisland ferries connecting with the South Island.

Wellington is a compact city nestled between the harbour and the hills with many excellent art galleries, shops, trendy restaurants and cafes. It is home to many heritage attractions including Parliament Buildings, the Te Papa national museum and the National Archives containing the original Treaty of Waitangi.

The city also offers nature and wildlife sanctuaries, botanic gardens, beaches and outdoor activities such as kayaking, mountain biking and bush walks. Wellington is the home of Peter Jackson and Weta Workshops renowned for the Lord of the Rings movies take a tour of the filming sites and Weta Cave.

40 minutes north of Wellington, the Kapiti Coast offers uncrowded beaches, Kapiti Island Nature Reserve, outdoor activities and opportunities to sample local cheeses, ice creams and specialist food goods.

Great New Zealand Wellington Travel Guide includes accommodation and tourism services for Wellington city and suburbs, Johnsonville, Porirua, Plimmerton, Paremata, Hutt Valley, Petone, Eastbourne and Kapiti Coast.

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