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5 Must-Dos in Wellington For the time of your life!

Wellington is one of the tourist hotspots in New Zealand. If that's the case, it means it offers quite unmatched attractions and activities, right? And you are right. Here is a list of the things you can try out when in Wellington.


Mount Victoria

Well, let's start this trip with an epic view of Wellington. Head to Mount Victoria to really get a taste of what Mount Wellington is all about. It offers quite unmatched views of the city and you are bound to love it. The rolling hills and harbours all makeup the spectacular view. This is also a good place to head to if you would like to witness a glorious sunrise or sunset. If you are looking for accommodation around the area you can check out some of the best hotels in Wellington. For instance, the Oaks Wellington Hotel is only four minutes away.



Now, that you have quite got an idea of how Wellington looks like, it will be time to understand how it came to be. For this, you have to explore the history and culture of the city and there is no better place than museums to make you truly understand. Te Papa is one of the best museums and it is no ordinary one. This one focuses on telling interesting tales of the Aotearoa New Zealand using the help of innovative and interactive exhibitions. This is also one of the best places to visit if you are travelling with family as the kids will love how these histories are being related.


Wellington Cable Cars

Another family-friendly attraction which will once again make the kids fall in love is the Wellington cable cars. And no, it is not an ordinary cable car. This ride will offer spectacular views of the city and the Harbour. And as a result, it has become one of the popular tourist attractions. Every ten minutes or so, a cable car will head out to the lookout point from where you are going to see Wellington in a different light. A light you will love!


The Waterfront

This is a popular hangout spot not only for the tourists but the locals also. Here is where you can try out some recreational activities, go on walks, jogs and even cycle. The area is equipped with park benches and other sculptures and you can either rest or explore. Grab a gelato or coffee and be on your way!


Wellington zoo

Another place that attracts a lot of visitors is the Wellington zoo. It is home to many endangered animals of the world and you can have a very enriching experience. The zookeepers here will help you understand how they are looking after these wonderful creatures. You can also have hands-on experiences with animals where you will get an opportunity to feed red pandas and play with meerkats. If you are a wildlife enthusiast, you are bound to find this experience a highlight of this trip to New Zealand.

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