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Hannah Fitzroy Intern


17 Oct, 2023, 10:39 am



Wellington, NZ’s capital, combines arts, culture, and scenic beauty. Visit Te Papa Museum, stroll along the waterfront, or go hiking – the city has so many attractions to explore and activities that will make your group getaway one to remember! We have great travel planners to help you build your own group trip in Wellington. Here is a list of the top things you should do when visiting Wellington to make it a truly unforgettable trip.


Ride The Iconic Red Cable Car


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The bright red cable car is an infamous attraction in Wellington. Tourists flock to jump onboard the charming five-minute ride from the city’s heart to the lookout high above the city. It also provides access to the Botanic Garden, Cable Car Museum, Space Place and Zealandia. A ride on the red cable car is a must and something to tick off your must-do list.


Visit Mount Victoria Lookout


If you’re looking to take in breathtaking views, then a trip to the top of Mount Victoria is a must. With stunning 360-degree views, you’ll witness the harbour and the ocean to the south in all its wonderous glory. It’s a great place to walk, jog or ride mountain bikes with the backdrop of stunning scenery.


Enjoy a Full Day ‘Lord of the Rings’ Tour


If you’re a fan of the “The Lord of the Rings” movies, you’re in for a special treat with a visit to some of the locations where the trilogy was filmed. You will be transported to another world as you take in the surroundings of some of the famed rivers, forests, and a quarry where the hobbits inhabited. There is even a Wētā Workshop, where the special effects for these films were created. It is a special experience that your team will really enjoy.


Embark on Zealandia Eco Wildlife Night Tour


This unique activity sees you visit the “Zealandia: The Exhibition” at night, which showcases New Zealand’s natural history. You will learn about the country’s conservation efforts to preserve native species and interact with a life-size model, moa and Haast’s eagle, which are both extinct. It is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Cruise Wellington Harbour on A Private Boat


Kick back and relax as you explore the stunning scenery of Wellington Harbour with a privately chartered cruise. The cruise, which can hold twenty guests, can be chartered for two, three, or four hours. The cruise is BYO drinks and food, so grab your favourite snacks and enjoy a memorable day out at sea with your team.


Head to Daytona Adventure Park


Just as the name suggests, adventure is on the agenda at Daytona Adventure Park. It’s Wellington’s biggest indoor entertainment centre, and it has something for everyone. If you have the need to speed, try go-karting in one of their superior European go-karts. If you are ready for some friendly competition with your team, then paintball is for you. There is even an ice-skating rink, a trampoline park, and a bowling alley!


See Animals Up Close at Wellington Zoo


Located on 13 hectares, Wellington Zoo is New Zealand’s first Zoo and has been caring for animals since 1906. It also boasts being the world’s first carbon Zero-certified Zoo. During your visit, you can have close encounters with Capybaras, Lemurs, Red Panda, Minibeasts, Tigers, Meerkats, Giraffes, and Sun Bears. You will see Dingo’s, Emus, Lions, Cheetahs, Kangaroos, Penguins, and more. It’s a fascinating experience to embark upon on your Team Trip.


Enjoy a Wellington Waterfront Walk


A beautiful water’s edge awaits on the doorstep of Wellington’s CBD. To capture the beauty of Wellington, head to the waterfront, where you can explore the waterside dining, statues, and shops. During the 9km walk, you’ll enjoy superb views of the harbour as you cross Queens Wharf on the City to Sea Walk Bridge, which features large Māori carvings and a beautiful stretch of golden sand. What a fantastic way to explore Wellington with your team.


Māori culture at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa


If you want to get a real sense of Māori culture, a trip to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is a must. It’s New Zealand’s national museum and is usually referred to as Tep Papa (Māori for ‘the treasure box’), and a treasure box is it! It houses collections from Māori and Pacific to the national art collection and features fascinating stories of the country’s history. Art lovers will enjoy this experience as so many others do – an estimated 1.5 million people visit the museum every day, making it one of the world’s most visited art galleries in the world.


Wellington Sightseeing Tour by Electric Bike


This 3-4 hour guided tour sees you cycling around Wellington and enjoying the city’s wonderful sights. And don’t worry if some of the trails are uphill- your electric bike will have you whizzing up them in no time at all! It’s a great way to see the city, get some exercise in and spend time with your team.


There are so many attractions in Wellington to explore, like the Botanic Gardens, Old St Paul’s, which is a great example of Gothic Revival architecture and home to musicians, poets, authors, jugglers, and thespians. Take a day trip to Oriental Bay – a small beach with stunning views. And given that Wellington is New Zealand’s culinary capital, there are Foodie Trips, which will leave you savouring delicious cuisine.

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