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8 Things To See And Do In Wellington

By Wild Kiwi Team
on  June 19, 2017

A trip to New Zealand wouldn’t be complete without spending at least a little bit of time in the glorious capital city of Wellington.

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Learn About New Zealand’s History At Te Papa

The national museum is full of interactive and innovative cultural, social and geological exhibits. Wander around at your own pace, or join a tour or lecture for an in-depth picture of this incredible country.

Soak In The Views From The Top Of Mount Victoria

Seeing the hustle and bustle of daily life in contrast with the breathtakingly beautiful natural surroundings is an unforgettable and profoundly humbling experience.

Meet Some Cute Critters At Wellington Zoo

Have you ever wanted to walk with wallabies or feed a giraffe? Well, Wellington Zoo is the place to be! You’ll also learn about how the zoo works to protect wildlife and see exactly how the vets and keepers keep their animals healthy.

Chat With A Local

New Zealanders are a friendly bunch and they’ll always be happy to show you some of their favourite spots and point you in the right direction of an excellent place to eat.

The Wellington Cable Car

Take in incredible views as you make your way up towards the beautiful Botanic Gardens. Admire native and exotic plant life before heading into the Cable Car Museum to learn more about one of the city’s most popular attractions.

Tuck Into Delicious Dishes On Your Trip To New Zealand

Word on the street is that Wellington has more restaurants, eateries and bars per person than NYC. So, whatever you fancy, you’ll find somewhere to satisfy your cravings. Oh, and don’t forget to enjoy the coffee!

Look To The Skies

Space Place at the Carter Observatory is out of this world (sorry, couldn’t resist)! Explore the southern skies, and learn about the incredible science and magic behind Māori astronomy.

Wander Cuba Street

This eclectic hub of creativity is intriguing and inspirational. Enjoy a coffee in a local café, watch street entertainers do their thing, and pick up a souvenir from a unique independent store.

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