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.

El Culo del Mundo– a restaurant and bar bringing you the amazing flavours of Latin America and featuring free range and ethically sourced food.

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.