Located between a sparkling harbour and lush green hills, is New Zealand's capital Wellington. Noted for its arts, culture and native beauty. It is also known as “Windy Wellington”. Home to Parliament, the Te papa museum, a thriving movie industry, and a ton of other cool stuff.
The Maori name for Wellington is ‘Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui’ which implies ‘the head of island's fish’ - stemming from the Maori legend that Polynesian navigator Maui fished up the North Island.
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Things to do here:
- Oriental Bay – Relax here Wellington’s golden-sand inner-city beach
- Art galleries
- Mountain Biking
- Trekking and walking
The theatre and shows that entertain are the city’s pulsing cultural scene. If you’re more of an outdoor person, Wellington has action-packed activities like mountain biking and sea-water kayaking and stunning walks round the harbor and close hills. Take a stroll through gorgeous Makara Peak track, then take a walk on the beach where you could experience the beautiful coast. Ride the cable car to Kelburn for wonderful views of the city. Flights to Wellington are surprisingly low with Kiwi Travels. Call us now for more details.
The Te papa museum is the national museum of New Zealand. It is one of the best known interactive museums in the world. Call Kiwi travels to book your amazingly cheap flights to Wellington now!
Wellington buzzes with delicatessens, cafes and restaurants; it’s a town that enjoys connoisseur food and fine wine. It is the cooking capital of New Zealand. Wellington is legendary for its tucked-away bars, funky cafes, prize winning restaurants and superb coffee. Head to Courtenay Place or Cuba Street to explore and witness the buzzing places.
The climate here is quite windy, hence being called ‘Windy Wellington’ The temperature is generally moderate all year round. Snow fall is rare here. June and July are usually its wettest months.
The best time to travel to Wellington in terms of the weather is late spring through to mid fall. In Wellington, this suggests that Nov through April is when your trip should be planned. Temperatures are warmer, and are appreciated by travelers coming here to experience summer during their winter months.
Wellington is home to the famous movie director Peter Jackson. He directed the movie The Hobbit, which was filmed and made in Wellington. There are tours on offer that let you discover the making of the films made here. So why wait? Avoid disappointment and call us at Kiwi travels to book your cheap flights to Wellington now!
Only in Wellington do the political, educational and artistic varieties mix seamlessly into one energetic region. The Wellington city, that harbors the country’s capital, is well-supported by transport and offers the most effective of each worlds from high-fashion outlets and a thriving entertainment scene, to quiet cities and scenic beaches peppering the Kapiti Coast. Call us now to book your flight.