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Destinations - Wellington Region

Sandwiched between a magnificent harbour & towering green hills, Wellington extends only 2km in diameter, making it a true walking city.

Enjoy the city's rugged coastline, acquaint yourself with seals as you drive around Red Rocks; visit the zoo or Karori Wildlife Sanctuary.

Tour Parliament Buildings & learn more about NZ's political history.

Appreciate NZ's history & culture at Te Papa, the innovative national museum on Wellington 's waterfront.

View the Treaty of Waitangi at Archives New Zealand; visit Old St Paul's Cathedral in all its Gothic glory; see the birthplace of award-winning author Katherine Mansfield.

Wellington is Arts & Cultural Capital of NZ. Dip into its theatrical world � watch a play almost any night of the week.

There are many art galleries & museums around the city & City Gallery art exhibitions are of outstanding quality.

The city is a popular venue for major international/national sporting events & international/domestic conferences.

The beautiful harbour setting is a perfect backdrop for many waterside restaurants.

Take a cruise on board ferry bound for Somes Island & Days Bay .

Catch the cable car up Kelburn Incline. Walk around Botanic Gardens when you get to the top.

Hike through green belt to summit of Mt Victoria for a 360-degree panorama of city.

Keep your children amused at Capital E - a great learning experience.

Wellington boasts an extensive, diverse range of quality shopping.

If you want to paint the town red Courtenay Quarter, Wellington's entertainment hotspot, is place to be; also home to most of city's 4000 restaurants & cafes.

Information Centre :
Civic Square (101 Wakefield St) Ph: 0-4-802 4860 Web: www.wellingtonnz.com

Information Centre :
Wellington Airport Ph: 0-4-385 5123

Information Centre on board the Arahura Ferry :
Ph: 025 429 724

Ferry Reservations :
Ph: 0800 802 802

AA Centre :
342-352 Lambton Quay Ph 0-4-470 9999

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