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January 28, 2016

Things to do in Wellington New Zealand

Wellington is the most cosmopolitan, engaging and attractive metropolitan city as well as the capital of New Zealand. Ringed by mountains, this city boosts the presence of 19th Century wooden cottages to Art Deco Masterpieces. It is located on the western tip of the North Island, between Crook Straight and Rimutaka Range. Wellington boosts Victorian villas to Modern Architectures, glittering beaches, marinas along with some world famous museums

I took a flight from Sydney Australia to Wellington.

Airport passport and custom check is easy and quick if you like me don't have anything to declare

My flight arrived late in the night and I got a hotel room near the airport, from Airport to the hotel I took the airport shuttle.

The next day I moved to a hostel in the city.

Picture to the left is Statue of Katherine Mansfield


Picture I took of the City from Mount Victoria

The most important places to visit in this beautiful city are

Te Papa

The national museum of New Zealand, Te Papa is also one of the most innovative national museums famous for world-class interactive experiences. The history and art of New Zealand are showcased through fun and interesting exhibitions. The museum is located on a very scenic waterfront and it is one of the most visited Museums of New Zealand.

Museum of Wellington City and Sea

Get a view of the history of wellington along with the maritime history of the Museum of Wellington city and sea. Also situated on the waterfront, it specializes in showcasing Maori, Pacific Island, Asian and International contemporary art and culture.

Carter Observatory

It is the place where science merges with Maori Mythology. This amazing place is located in the Botanical garden of Wellington.

Old St Paul’s Cathedral

The Gothic styled cathedral is made from the Timber of New Zealand.

Zealandia (Karori Wildlife Sanctuary)

This wildlife Sanctuary is the home for some rarest wildlife of New Zealand like Kiwi and Tuatara. This valley is located in 10 minutes away from downtown Wellington.

Things to do in New Zealand

1) Take a trip to the cable car from the downtown Wellington to the Botanical garden. This trip will take you to the sloppy roads, the excellent view of the city and the harbor.

2) Take a walk through the stunning waterfront and the writer’s Walk of the Wellington. Enjoy the quotes of the writers of New Zealand in the stone sculptures with an ice cream in hand
3) Take a 360-degree view of the city from the Mount Victoria. You can take tourist buses from to reach there or take an hour long walk from the Courtenay Palace.

4) Wellington is also the cultural capital of the New Zealand. You can take a live show or attend a concert in the theaters like Circa Theatre, Downstage theatre, Embassy Theatre etc.

5) Wander along Jackson Street of in the suburb of Petone to enjoy the chic cafes, galleries and fashion of the New Zealand.

Known as ‘Windy City’ of New Zealand, this chic city is famous for preserving Maori Roots to portraying modern-day art, culture and its beautiful landscape throughout its city.

Below Parliament, Wellington Its walking distance from the main Train Station near Downtown  Wellington

Wellington Public Transportation: Buses are Electric 

First Picture below - If you are a Lord of the Rings fan, checkout the Sculptures at Weta Cave Shop in Wellington

Second Picture above I took walking along the Waterfront at night.

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