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4.5/5Wonderful!(150 area reviews)
Travelers to Te Aro praise its popular shops. If you've got some more time to explore, be sure to make a stop by Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Cuba Street Mall.
4.5/5Wonderful!(20 area reviews)
If you're spending some time in Oriental Bay, Oriental Parade and Embassy Theatre are top sights worth seeing.
3.5/5Good!(10 area reviews)
If you're spending time in Aro Valley, you might enjoy its restaurants and shopping. If you've got time to venture a little farther, you can make a stop by Cuba Street Mall or Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand).
4.5/5Wonderful!(10 area reviews)
While visiting Thorndon, you might make a stop by sights like Lambton Quay and Katherine Mansfield Birthplace.
While Karori isn't home to many top sights, Zealandia and Wellington Wind Turbine are some notable places to visit nearby.
Reviewed on Apr 8, 2020
Travelers to Wellington give high marks for the fascinating museums, beautiful gardens, and shopping. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its waterfront, restaurants, and cafés. Top sights in the city include Civic Square, Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station), and Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand).
Well-known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand), Museum of Wellington City and Sea, and City Gallery Wellington. Attractions like Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station), Wellington Zoo, and The Weta Cave are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Civic Square, Carter Observatory, and Old Government Buildings.
In Wellington, you'll find 148 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. These are top ones based on our user reviews:
Other favorite sights in Wellington include Cuba Street Mall, Courtenay Place, and Beehive. One of the top places to see in the surrounding area is Raumati Beach, located 26.3 mi (42.4 km) from the city center.
With so many transportation options, exploring all of Wellington is a breeze. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Wellington Station, Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station, or Wellington Crofton Downs Station. You can take a ferry from the local port.