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Suggested Wellington itineraries

Walking and cycling tracks, stunning natural scenery, a wealth of arts and culture, a vibrant cafe and restaurant scene, and a chance to learn about New Zealand’s history and heritage – all this awaits you in Wellington.

With so much to see and do, it can be hard to know where to start so we’ve put together some suggested itineraries to make sure you get the most out of your visit to Wellington.

If you would like a more personalised itinerary, talk to our team at the Wellington i-SITE Visitor Information Centre and they can help create an itinerary just for you.

Wellington highlights itinerary

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There's so much to see and do in Wellington so use our Iconic Wellington itinerary to help you cover off the must do's while you're in the coolest little capital.

Wellington film itinerary

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Wellington is where the magic of movie-making comes to life. Our ultimate Middle-earth experience will show you how to get the most of your visit to Wellington, the Middle of Middle-earth. 

Wellington arts and culture itinerary

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Wellington is a hub for artistic expression filled with museums, theatres and public sculpture. Get the most out of our artistic scene with our culture fix itinerary

Wellington family fun itinerary

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Wellington has heaps to do for the kids, without compromising on fun for the adults too. Check out our family fun in the capital itinerary for ideas on how to have family fun in the city.

Wellington food and drink itinerary

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Nestled between rich farmland, two wine regions and the ocean, Wellington has all the ingredients of a true culinary capital. Sample the city with our foodie fun itinerary.

Wellington urban nature itinerary

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Wellington is a city on nature's doorstep. Our nature encounters itinerary will help you get close to our green hills, blue waters and native wildlife.

Wellington heritage itinerary

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As the capital city, Wellington is the seat of New Zealand’s national identity. Our heritage highlights itinerary will help you find out the stories of our history and heritage.

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