ibis Wellington is ideally located in the heart of the city near the bustle of Lambton Quay and walking distance to Parliament, Westpac Stadium,TSB Arena, Te Papa and the many cafes and restaurants this city has to offer. The hotel is easily accessible by bus, train and taxi, with Wellington's fa...
Travel Dates: 1 July - 27 September 2018.
Bay Plaza Hotel
Just a short drive to the airport, rail and ferry terminals - and a very short walk to explore the vibrant waterfront, city bays and beaches, the incredible national museum Te Papa, top shops, weekend gourmet food market and the entertainment zone filled with the city's best bars, restaurants and...
Travel Dates: 1 July - 18 September 2018.
Novotel Wellington is conveniently located in the heart of the city, close to Te Papa Museum, Convention Centre, Parliament, Westpac stadium, the Cable car, Botanical gardens and the waterfront all just a short stroll away. The hotel has direct access to Lambton Quay, the centre of Wellington's s...
Travel Dates: 1 July - 25 September 2018.
Lord of the Rings Location Tour
Visit a selection of the best Lord of the Rings locations around Wellington City, plus views from the Mt Victoria Lookout and a visit to the Weta Cave & Window into Workshop exhibition. This is the best way to see Wellington's Lord of the Rings locations in half a day with the experience of a kno...
Travel Dates: Selected travel dates 1 - 31 March 2018
Set on a stunning harbour and rimmed by hills
Much of Wellington's film-related infrastructure is in the eastern suburb of Miramar. Movies wholly or partly shot in Wellington include The Lord of the Rings trilogy, King Kong and Avatar.
This city – the world's southern-most capital – is also hot on retail options. There are fine local wares, vintage stores, international brands and quirky markets. Serious shoppers should head to Cuba, Willis, Victoria, Wakefield and Featherston Streets. Foodies will love the emphasis on fresh produce here and there are regional wineries and breweries to boot.
Ample walking trails and lookouts await outdoorsy visitors who will enjoy the city's stunning harbour, rimmed by hills at the southern end of the North Island. No one on holiday in Wellington should miss the interactive Museum of New Zealand Te Papa: here you'll get an unrivalled look at the geology, history and stories of the peoples of New Zealand. Cosy bed-and-breakfasts, idyllic holiday cottages and luxury city hotels are waiting for you. Just remember to pack a fleece, regardless of the time of year. It gets a tad breezy.