Visit ‘Te Papa’ to Know about the History of Wellington
If you are in New Zealand and are curious to know about its social and cultural history, then you must visit the National Museum of New Zealand. The general entry is free, though you may have to pay to see some of the exhibitions.
Enjoy Sunset from the Top of Mount Victoria
If you like photography, Mount Victoria is the place for you. From the mountain, you will be able to get a beautiful panoramic view of Wellington. You will also be able to see the harbour and the Wellington Airport. Sit on the grass with snacks and beer to enjoy the sunset.
Treat your Taste Buds to Some Tantalising Food
Wellington is famous for its bars, cafés and restaurants. The city boasts more restaurants and bars per capita than New York City. Most of the restaurants are located in picturesque settings and offer beautiful views of the ocean and lush farmlands. Of course, the food and drink is fabulous too. The destination is especially famous for coffee and craft beer.
Ride the Wellington Cable Car
Cable Car is one of the most interesting modes of transport in Wellington. It runs back and forth from Kelburn to Quay. At Kelburn, you can visit the Carter Observatory and Cable Car Museum and the Botanical Garden.
Go for a Special Effects Tour at Weta Cave Museum
If you are a movie buff, you should definitely visit the Weta Cave museum where you can see behind the scene action of various Hollywood flicks. You can also go for a special “The Lord of the Rings” tour.
Explore the Oriental Bay
Wellington’s waterfront is one of the busiest and most beautiful. People come here to run, jog, cycle, skate, or simply walk. The place has many parks, cafes, and bars. You can also choose to shop or head to the Oriental Bay Beach for some quiet time.