What Can You Do in Wellington?
Experience the best in food, car manufacturing, and picturesque scenery in Wellington, New Zealand. Travelers will enjoy events ranging from breathtaking, private culinary experiences to a tour in a luxury van.
Helicopter Tour with Three-Course Lunch
Located amid inlets, picturesque bays, and islands in the Bay of Many Coves Resort. This is a luxury hotel so private that it can only be accessed via helicopter or boat. Once at the resort, guests can expect to be delighted by partaking in a three-course lunch at the gourmet restaurant, The Foredeck.
Wine, Food, and Wairarapa Coast Tour
This overnight tour allows guests to explore the best wines, food, and sights of Wairarapa Coast at their leisure. People can choose from various tiered packages including several meals or accommodation. Round-trip transportation is provided as well as guided narration.
Wellington to Auckland to Rotorua Tour
Begin your independent, four-day tour with luxurious accommodations. Travelers will view some of the most impressive attractions in Rotorua which included Te Puia. Te Puia is known for its impressive geysers, cultural Maori performances, and nature reserves. Tour the famous Hobbiton Movie set as well.
Where to Stay in Wellington?
Wellington has some of the most scenic hotels available situated close by local hot spots in terms of entertainment and events. Whether you prefer something historic or modern, there is a vast variety of options available.
Q Hotel Wellington
The Q Hotel Wellington is situated close to popular attractions, restaurants, bars, and shopping which the city is renowned for. Suites and apartments exude the utmost in style. It boasts the largest rooms in Wellington. Executive apartments contain abundant natural light and are composed of two separate levels.
The Intrepid Hotel
Known as the place for exploration and travel, the Intrepid Hotel is a boutique hotel that incorporates thoughtful touches and convenience. Nestled in Wellington’s Te Aro neighbourhood, it is moments away from Cuba Street. The hotel also occupies the former warehouse and office of Cadbury Chocolate established in 1909. Luxuriously furnished, this is the perfect place to recharge and rest.
Wellington City Townhouse
Built in 1880, Wellington City Townhouse underwent a full renovation in 2015. It is a two-story worker cottage containing three bedroom options. Rooms can overlook the city, the garden, or travelers can select a bunk room for children.
Where to Eat in Wellington?
From secret culinary nooks to established eateries, Wellington boasts spectacular restaurants with locally sourced and sustainable food.
Logan Brown is one of the most established eateries in Wellington and is a must-visit for foodies. Located in a historic banking chamber on Cuba Street, the menu is constantly being reinvented to remain on par with the latest dining trends.
Hippopotamus Restaurant & Cocktail Bar
Situated in Wellington’s most luxurious hotels, the Hippopotamus Restaurant creates a fine dining experience by using a French flair. The broad menu ranges from fine dining to comfort food.
Secretly tucked away down Hannah’s Laneway, Shepherd is comically referred to as Wellington’s worst-kept culinary secrets. Focused on Kiwi Cuisine, it uses ethically-sourced ingredients to New Zealand-style dishes.
What Events to Attend in Wellington?
Rich in culture, art, and music, Wellington has some incredible events. From award-winning ballets to premier wine events, travelers will enjoy the leisurely, yet beautiful nightlife of this area.
Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings
Hilma af Klint passed away in 1944 leaving behind over 1,300 works that have only been viewed by a handful of individuals. It was instructed that the public should not be able to view it until 20 years after her death. It is now finally being released for the first time.
Royal New Zealand Ballet
This year will feature short works from internationally celebrated choreographers. One such ballet is Aurum by Alice Topp which is said to glow with profound peace and inner light. This award-winning ballet is deeply moving and meditative celebrating the beauty of the broken.
Toast Martinborough 2022
In its 29th year, Toast Martinborough continues to attract crowds with its premier food and wine event. This year the festival will host a multi-site event to showcase smaller wineries.