relevant and useful tourism information for those seeking
information about Wellington tourism. Wellington, New Zealand's
capital city, has so much to offer. Set on the edge of a stunning
harbour and surrounded by rolling hills, it's a city waiting
to be explored. Find out about Wellington before you arrive.
Here you'll find some interesting facts and figures and information
about the history of the city we love. Wellington accommodation
travel tourism information. Wellington NZ offers a range of
accommodation options for every budget. Choose from luxury
Wellington hotel to budget backpacker hotels.
GUIDE - WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND
When visiting the Poneke area, which incorporates Wellington,
New Zealand's capital city, and the Hutt Valley, you
can learn about the history of Matiu/Somes Island, spend
the night in an Orongorongo Valley booked hut or at
the Catchpool Valley campground in the Rimutaka Forest
Park, or visit the Government Buildings Historic
Reserve in Wellington city.
Valley & Orongorongo Valley
Catchpool Valley is the most popular entrance to Rimutaka
Forest Park. It includes Orongorongo Valley and its
Location: Catchpool Valley
is located 12 km south of Wainuiomata, on the Coast
Road, 45 minutes drive from Wellington.
Buildings Historic Reserve
The Government Buildings Historic Reserve is a historic
landmark of Wellington. It is the largest wooden building
in the southern hemisphere and you can view it in its
fully restored state.
Location: Government Buildings,
Lambton Quay, Wellington.
Matiu/Somes Island in Wellington Harbour is a predator-free
scientific reserve. It is also a historic reserve with
a rich multicultural history.
Location: Matiu/Somes Island
is located in Te Whanganui-a-Tara/Wellington Harbour.
Pencarrow Lakes are tucked in behind Pencarrow Head
at the entrance to the Wellington Harbour. You can walk
or mountain bike to the lakes.
Location: The Pencarrow
Lakes are located on the south eastern head of Wellington
In the Rimutaka Forest Park you can enjoy some of Wellington's
finest mountain biking, not to mention the native birdlife
and walking tracks.
Location: The Rimutaka Range
between Wellington's Hutt Valley and the Wairarapa Plains.
The 854ha Taputeranga Marine Reserve is located 6 kilometres
from the city centre on Wellington's south coast, providing
easy access to study, interact with and record marine
life and habitats.
Location: Taputeranga Marine
Reserve is located on the Wellington south coast, approximately
6 km from the city centre.
Head Scientific Reserve
At Turakirae Head you'll find the largest New Zealand
fur seal colony in the Wellington region as well as
the internationally-famous geological record revealed
by five earthquake-raised beaches.
Location: Turakirae Head
Scientific Reserve is located approximately 10 km south
of the Rimutaka Forest Park main entrance, on the Wainuiomata
Turnbull House is one of Wellington's finest historic
buildings. Book now for conferences and corporate group
Location: Turnbull House
is in the heart of Wellington City. It is located on
Bowen Street, right opposite the Beehive and just a
short walk from the Lambton Quay shops.
WELLINGTON NEW ZEALAND ACCOMMODATION TRAVEL TOURISM INFORMATION