WELLINGTON TRAVEL GUIDE
Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, and Lonely Planet has named this great little city the “coolest little capital in the world”, this fascinating, vibrant city will leave you wanting more. From picturesque walks to stunning natural scenery, and a wealth of things to see and do, Wellington is well worth a day, a night, or even a weekend’s exploration. But for many visitors a longer hiatus will have your adventurous, cultural and exploratory needs fulfilled.
Wellington City known as the arts and culture capital of the world; keeps visitors enthralled, especially after a visit to the National Museum of New Zealand – Te Papa, Zealandia – The Karori Sanctuary Experience, Wellywood at the Weta Cave (a miniature museum) in Miramar housing movie props and displays – Weta studios where Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia and Avatar’s design and effects were created; stargaze at the Carter Observatory, Wellington Botanic Garden and Cable Car Museum.
View the city atop Mt. Victoria Lookout, hop aboard the Wellington Cable Car, walk through the easily navigated city streets, or take a city tour with a knowledgeable tour guide, kayak on the harbour, and after a long day fine dine or catch a quick bite at a café in Oriental Bay, and watch the world go bustling by