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Set around an attractive waterfront, you'll be hard pressed to find a city in the world that's easier to get around. Wellington enjoys more cafes, bars and restaurants than New York City, and its coffee and craft beer producers are internationally recognised. A creative, cosmopolitan city, Wellington combines the sophistication of a capital with the warmth and personality of a village.
Did you know
Wellington enjoys around 2,000 hours of sunshine a year - about 30% more than London and just a little less than Melbourne.
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Wellington has 363km of mountain biking and walking tracks
Wellington has around 750 cafes and restaurants
Wellington has 2,110hrs of sunshine per year
Wellington region has a population of 492,500
Wellington's median house price is $455,899
Wellingtonians have an average commute to work of only 5km