Situated at the southern end of the North Island and nestled between green hills and a sparkling harbour, Wellington, New Zealand, is a little city with a big heart.
Wander through hidden laneways to discover street art and follow the sculpture walks along Wellington's waterfront. Discover the stories of Aotearoa New Zealand in world-class museums and galleries – the interactive and immersive national museum, Te Papa(opens in new window), is a must-visit. Ride the iconic Wellington Cable Car for amazing views of the city while you enjoy an ice cream at the top.
Immerse yourself in nature and explore by bike, foot, kayak, or ferry. Relax at Oriental Bay, Wellington's golden-sand inner-city beach, before walking the Southern Walkway trail to Wellington's rugged south coast. Venture north to explore the Remutaka Cycle Trail, one of New Zealand’s Great Rides, or the Escarpment Track, where you can experience spectacular views of the Kāpiti Coast as you scale steep steps, ridgelines, and swing bridges.
Wellington is the café capital of New Zealand with an array of places to go for excellent, local coffee and food
Take a ride on the historic Cable Car all the way to the top to check out the panoramic views of the city and harbour.
Hannah's Laneway, a culinary hotspot that’s home to artisan chocolate makers Wellington Chocolate Factory and more.
Any visitor to Wellington should have Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa at the top of their to-do list.
For dinner, head to one of Wellington’s top award-winning eateries. Wellington offers a range of dining styles.
Compact and walkable, Wellington is a dream shopping destination