What to do

Wellington has so much to offer you. Being the capital city of New Zealand it is a very busy place both with sports events, culture, art, great shopping, wonderful dining and cafes, politics and day to day living of it’s diverse population.

Wellington is an artistic hub and hosts some of the best art galleries and museums in the country. Many of our biggest sporting events happen here in the nation’s capital and you can regularly attend sporting events at the range of world class venues the city has on offer.


Te Papa is New Zealand’s bold and innovative national museum and a recognised world leader in interactive and visitor-focused museum experiences.


The Dowse Art Museum is a connected art place that explores meaningful new ideas and initiatives for our many communities.


With a wide range of sporting venues Wellington plays host to events all year round.


A visit to the Capital City would not be complete without a visit to NZ’s beautifully refurbished Parliament Buildings.


Archives New Zealand is the country’s largest repository of original information on New Zealand’s history and development.


Imagine a lush forest full of rare native animals. Discover ZEALANDIA – an ecosanctuary home to over 40 rare native species.


Starting on Wellington’s doorstep, this trail winds through the Rimutaka Ranges to the Wairarapa Valley and the mouth of the Orongorongo River.


Adventurama has a fun variety of activities available next door to the Wellington TOP 10 Holiday Park


The Petone Settlers Museum provides a significant social science resource for all age groups through the stories of a special local history that has national implications