Whichever way you come at it, Wellington is all about drama.
Reflections of the Wellington waterfront. © Bernd Hildebrandt
Kāpiti Coast District
Our aim is to make your stay in Wellington a pleasant one with affordable and comfortable hostel accommodation and camping facilities and parking for small . . . More . . .
Got kids to entertain? Here are five great ideas for family-friendly days out in Wellington. Read the story . . .
Brentwood Hotel where you will experience a warm friendly welcome is conveniently located in a quiet urban setting nestled in Kilbirnie. . . . More . . .
Food and drink
With pop-up restaurants, kitchen takeovers, talks, tastings, cooking, curing and creating classes and special menus galore, WOAP is as eclectic as it is delicious. Read the story . . .
Located in central CBD and adjacent to Basin Reserve, easy walk (500m) to Courtenay Place, restaurants, theatres and hospitals. 19 self-contained ground-floor and first-floor studio . . . More . . .
Food and drink
Wellington’s Cuba Street is, quite simply, cool. Running from Webb to Wakefield Streets, this slice of bohemia positively thrums with culinary and creative soul. Read the story . . .
Located centrally on Willis Street in the funky, cosmopolitan Cuba Quarter, the Willis Wellington hotel is just a short walk from the CBD and is . . . More . . .
Ghuznee Street has morphed into a republic of cool. There are cafés, hip clothing stores, craft beer and street art – it doesn’t get more Wellington than this. Read the story . . .
Staglands Wildlife Reserve & Cafe offers visitors the unique and exciting opportunity to connect with nature in a beautiful, natural environment. . . . More . . .
New Zealand’s ‘spiritual home of golf,’ Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club is considered to be one of the best links courses in the Southern Hemisphere. Read the story . . .
Join locals and visitors alike in a historic trip on the Wellington Cable Car. For over a hundred years passengers have enjoyed the dramatic views . . . More . . .
Things to do
Set on an ancient river bed in beautiful parklands with dominant native bush, the gentle contoured fairways of the Royal Wellington Golf Course are laced together by streams and lakes. Read the story . . .
Visit Wellington Zoo and fall in love with nature.Home to over 500 animals, from amazing insects and invertebrates to the only bears in New Zealand . . . More . . .
If you’re looking to swap the comforts of Wellington city for a little slice of outdoor adventure, then pop Mākara Beach into your GPS and get ready to step back in time. Read the story . . .
We are a spacious and attractive park with a bed for all budgets. Powered and non-powered sites available, cabins and self contained units.. . . . More . . .
Manawatū time runs nice and easy, with pretty much no traffic and lots of great things to do – ideal for a day out with the kids. Read the story . . .