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Plan your Wellington experience by exploring our recommendations, or create your own unique experience from scratch.
Situated on a beautiful harbour, surrounded by rolling hills, Wellington is a city on nature's doorstep. Our urban nature itinerary will help you get the most out of our blue waters, green hills, and native wildlife.
Stay at the Copthorne Hotel Wellington with stunning views over Oriental Bay; see native and exotic animals at Wellington Zoo; enjoy lunch at the stylish Prefab Café; visit our wildlife sanctuary, Zealandia; or walk through beautiful native bush and gardens - all within minutes of downtown Wellington. Finish up with a delicious seafood dinner at vibrant Crab Shack.
Copthorne Hotel Wellington offers accommodation with gorgeous harbour or city views, only a two minute walk to Te Papa museum, restaurants, cafes, theatres and the beach.
Sight or Activity listing
Just minutes from downtown Wellington and set around a picturesque reservoir, ZEALANDIA is home to some of New Zealand's most rare and extraordinary wildlife.
Eat & drink listing
The Crab Shack, located at the southern end of Shed 5 on Queen's Wharf, specialises in seafood with a special emphasis on crab.