What To Do In Wellington

/What To Do In Wellington

Wellington is the capital city. In New Zealand, it is the second most populated city. It is at the southwestern tip of North Island, between Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range.


1. The National Museum of New Zealand – Te Papa Tongarewa

The National Museum of New Zealand – Te Papa, is charming and enjoyable for probing minds of any age. The exhibits are inventive and interactive, telling stories of New Zealand’s unique geological, biological, cultural and social history in fresh and stimulating ways.

Cable Car with Spring Festival Sign

2. Wellington Cable Car

The visitor can hop onto the little red Cable Car that runs from Lambton Quay to Kelburn. At the top you will find a café, the Wellington Botanic Gardens, two observatories and the Cable Car Museum. For coming down the hill you can take the cable car or just walk down through the Botanic Gardens.


3. Carter Observatory

Take a virtual journey through space in Carter’s new planetarium, a modern full-dome digital theatre. Then take your own steps through space as you walk through the world-class interactive multimedia space experience.

Discover our Universe, along with some of New Zealand’s most impressive telescopes and astronomical artifacts.


4. Zealandia

It is minutes from downtown Wellington but worlds apart.

Zealandia (Karori Sanctuary), set around a charming reservoir, is a living ecosystem home to some of New Zealand’s most rare and amazing wildlife – all thriving wild in a world-first protected sanctuary valley.


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Ravish Khapra has a passion for, and extensive experience with, travel writing. His engaging posts provide detailed information on destinations around the world, including how to reach these locales, ways to make the most of your trip, and tips on budgeting for maximum return on your travel investment.