Protected from the northerly (Wellington's prevailing wind), watch the ferries come and go to and from the south island ... More
Protected from the northerly (Wellington's prevailing wind), watch the ferries come and go to and from the south island and ride the gentle waves they leave in their wake on this safe and pleasant beach. Picnic in the sand, dive off the old wooden wharf, fossick amongst the rocks that border each end of the beach or just lie around and soak up the sun. Whatever you choose to do this beach is the perfect way to spend a hot day only minutes from the city centre.
Founded in 1906, Wellington's zoological gardens have all the traditional attractions. The zoo includes features such as the Tropical River
Trail, New Zealand's newest and largest habitat exhibit. Zoo inhabitants include New Zealand natives such as the kiwi, the ...
This lovely rocky bay is surrounded by quaint and kooky fishing cottages. It is a great place for beachcombing after
a raging southerly storm and is also a popular dive spot with a small shipwreck on the right hand ...
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is a fitting testament to the nation's heritage and a storehouse for some
of the country's most precious treasures. It celebrates the unique multicultural nature of New Zealand through art, exhibitions and ...