Wellington Activities

Wellington is anything but boring, with a large range of activities to offer and the largest number of cafes, restaurants and bars per population in New Zealand. .... or just relax on one of Wellington's many beaches.

Seal/Penguin Tours

Travel to the South Coast of Wellington to the scenic Red Rock area and view a live seal colony and spectacular natural terrain with amazing natural wildlife.

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Te Papa National Museum

The Museum of New Zealand in central Wellington, containing exhibits, history and modern interactive isplays. Recently built, a must-see when in Wellington.

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Wellington Walks

Due to its compact size, Wellington is the perfect city to explore on foot. A number of walkways wind their way around the city's environs, taking in historical sites and native animal life. There are too many to list here, so follow the link above.

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Wellington Waterfront : Wellington Event New Zealand

If you want to see how the world goes round... take a wander round the Wellington Waterfront.

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Mountain Biking

The Wellington City Council has taken more than an interest in leisure pursuits, adopting a policy of opening up tracks to mountain bikers. There are eight main areas in the Wellington region. For more information call 384 5708

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Wellington Zoo

Leading the way to preventing endangered species from becoming extinct through a global breeding program, the Wellington Zoo is home to some of the world's most unique animals.

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Roller Blade Hire

Available at the waterfront, tour around the arts and museum areas while having a little fun.

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Indoor Rock Climbing

Only a 15 minute train ride from the centre. Come rap jumping, abseiling, rock climbing or river rafting with Top Adventures and HangDog Indoor Rock Climbing Cavern, ph 04 589 9181, email hangdog@paradise.net

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Helicopter Adventure

Helipro operates from the downtown waterfront from its helipad on Queens Wharf. With a range of flights to suit everyone, by day or evening, Helipro can offer a scenic sensation.

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Links

Absolutely Positive Wellington
The official website of Wellington, New Zealand.

Te Papa National Museum
The Museum of New Zealand in central Wellington, containing exhibits, history and modern interactive displays. Recently built, a must-see when in Wellington.

VIP Backpackers Association
Other Backpacker Lodges associated with VIP around New Zealand, giving discounts for holders of the VIP card.

AA Tourism - New Zealand Automobile Association Travel Website
If you're looking for accommodation and activities in New Zealand, we know about it!

Jasons New Zealand Travel Directory
Search New Zealand accommodation, transport, activites, maps and hot deals.

Sweet as Campers
NZ wide campers from NZ$70 per day.

The Yellow Pages
An online phone list for businesses and others.

Recreation Wellington
A guide to walks, parks, swimming pools and more in and around Wellington

Wellington University
The Wellington University, for training and technical resources.

NZ Tour Maps
New Zealand road maps and scenic route planner for self-drive holidays.

New Zealand tourism
New Zealand accommodation and information resource for New Zealand tourism.

Wellington Waterfront: Restaurant Wellington