Wellington Attractions

Wellington NZ – The official Wellington tourism information website is a good place to start discovering what’s on offer.

Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand – New Zealand’s national museum showcasing its, treasures, people, culture, history and nature.

Museums Wellington – comprises four of our city’s leading visitor attractions – Wellington Museum, Space Place, Cable Car Museum and Nairn Street Cottage.

Cable Car – Ride New Zealand’s only running funicular railway up to Kelburn and the top of the Botanic Gardens. Also visit the Cable Car Museum.

Botanic Gardens – 25 hectares of unique plant collections and features the impressive Lady Norwood Rose Garden.

Parliament Buildings – Take a free tour of Parliament’s buildings and learn about our parliamentary processes.

Zealandia – A unique predator-proof, fully-fenced ecosanctuary for endangered native birds and wildlife just minutes from the city centre.

Wellington Waterfront – Wellington Waterfront is a public recreation destination under development in the capital of New Zealand (NZ). Here you can spend time in Wellington visiting a museum, learning about our history, eating in our waterfront restaurants, attending events or having fun in a park.

Neigbourhood Restaurants (within a 5 minute walk)

The Royal Thai Restaurant – Cozy Thai restaurant for dine-in or takeaway meals. 25 Majoribanks Street.

The Genghis Khan Restaurant – authentic ‘all you can eat’ Mongolian barbecue restaurant.

Mt. Vic Chippery – Gourmet Fish and Chips and burgers. Gluten free and vegetarian options.

The Lotus Restaurant – good Vietnamese cuisine in a pleasant ambience.

Ortega– Focusing on fresh New Zealand seafood and with an extensive wine and beer list. A very popular dining option with our guests.

Frenchie– a casual neighbourhood bistro serving French inspired food coupled with the bounty of homegrown New Zealand produce.

Capitol Restaurant – Fresh, seasonal food based on classical Italian style. Corner of the Embassy Cinema building on Kent Terrace and Majoribanks Street.


Interislander Ferry – The interisland ferry that plies the Cook Strait linking Wellington to Picton in the South Island.

Bluebridge Ferry – An alternative Cook Strait ferry service linking Wellington to Picton in the South Island.

Tranzscenic Rail Journeys – Experience the country through New Zealand’s three famous rail journeys.

Wellington International Airport – Check airport services and arrival and departure information.

Wellington Combined Taxis – leading the way in safe, reliable and convenient taxi services.

Metlink – Timetables, routes and fares for buses, trains and ferries that make up Wellington’s public transport system.