Over 20 fact-finding travel articles that are both interesting and useful to anyone travelling to Wellington for the first, second or third time. Written by the team here at What to do in Wellington as well as a few ‘guest writers’, we think you will find our locals guide to Wellington full of practical advice and useful suggestions that are based on how much time you have given yourselves to stay. From the cable car, botanical gardens and Te Papa Museum to the best restaurants, bars and where to go out at night and party the night away!
The much loved Wellington City and Sea Museum (now renamed The Wellington Museum) is one of the most interesting museums in the world. It is equally historic as its location: the nota... Read more
Travelling with children always causes a little anxiety, whatever the mode of transport but on a recent trip sail on a Bluebridge ferry Wellington to Picton across the Cook Strait, we weren... Read more
Paekakariki holiday park, village and beach was such a marvellous surprise especially as my family and I were hoping to stay in Wellington for the night! Driving a Kea rental camper van, I w... Read more
Whether you’re a Kiwi on holiday in Wellington or a tourist from overseas, you’ll soon discover that one of the most popular ways to spend your time in the Wellington region is f... Read more
Located just a 40 minute drive from Wellington, Raumati Beach Kapiti Coast and offers a fun-filled day for the whole family. Here are just a few of the things I got up to with the kids when... Read more
Matiu Somes Island, a conservation refuge open to the public, lies just 3 km from Wellington. If you are considering what to do in Wellington, this unique little island is serviced by daily... Read more
For a tourist or local you can’t beat the diverse selection of Wellington markets on offer. Although Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, most people will say that it has a villag... Read more
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