Things to do in Wellington

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    Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

    Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

    Ranked #1 overall in Wellington things to do
    8.924 reviews
    Sights and Museums, History Museum, Art Gallery
    Popular withHistoryStudentsFamilies

    Beautiful and rich in sights and interactions that enhanced my appreciation of New Zealand history, culture and artistic tradition.

  • 2
    Wellington Cable Car

    Wellington Cable Car

    Ranked #2 overall in Wellington things to do
    8.915 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Transportation
    Popular withHistoryOutdoorsyFamilies

    Wellington's famous red cable car. It takes you from the city up to the botanic gardens. From the top you can see a fantastic view of the city! The cable ...

  • 3
    Wellington Waterfront Walk

    Wellington Waterfront Walk

    Ranked #3 overall in Wellington things to do
    8.313 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Scenic Lookout, Park
    Popular withFamiliesOutdoorsyBackpackers

    Great place on a nice sunny day. You can rent bikes, roller blades or just walk around the waterfront. It's up to you. There is enough seating where you can ...

  • 4
    Cuba Street

    Cuba Street

    Ranked #4 overall in Wellington things to do
    9.69 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Other, Landmark, Neighborhood
    Popular withNightlifeTrendstersArtsy

    In a city that prides itself on hip urban culture - Cuba Street is ground zero. Hipster cafe's dot the street amongst cool clothing shops and enough record stores to ...

  • 5
    Wellington Botanic Gardens

    Wellington Botanic Gardens

    Ranked #5 overall in Wellington things to do
    8.011 reviews
    Outdoors, Garden, Park
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesGreen

    Once you get to the top of the Cable Car go for a wander in the garden. Great views of the city and beautiful manicured gardens.

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    ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary

    ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary

    Ranked #6 overall in Wellington things to do
    9.08 reviews
    Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withOutdoorsyFamiliesAdventure

    How many nature sanctuaries have you visited that have a 500 year plan? Their goal is to recreate the bird life and fauna that originally existed in New Zealand. . ...

  • 7
    New Zealand Parliament Buildings

    New Zealand Parliament Buildings

    Ranked #9 overall in Wellington things to do
    7.810 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Government Building
    Popular withHistoryFamilies

    Ugly on the outside but very decieving. Inside the building is very spacious and surprising welcoming. Mind you, I was in the building when the Labour party was in power ...

  • 8
    Wellington Zoo

    Wellington Zoo

    Ranked #7 overall in Wellington things to do
    9.17 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Zoo or Aquarium
    Popular withFamilies

    was awesome adorable animals

  • 9
    The Weta Cave

    The Weta Cave

    Ranked #8 overall in Wellington things to do
    9.47 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withArtsyFamiliesBackpackers

    Weta Cave and the neighbouring workshop is an awesome place to visit - whether your a Lord of the Rings/ The Hobbit fan or not. They have lots of things ...

  • 10
    Mount Victoria

    Mount Victoria

    Ranked #10 overall in Wellington things to do
    9.76 reviews
    Tours, Classes and Rentals, Outdoors, Hiking and Nature, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withOutdoorsyAdventureBackpackers

    A great hiking spot offering beautiful 360 degree views of the city and bay. They also filmed some scenes from Lord of the Rings here, which the nerd in me ...

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