Plan your Wild Weekend

Escape your routine and reclaim the weekend with an invigorating, restful, delicious and inspiring 48 hours in Wellington

Wellington’s the perfect place for a weekend escape. Love food? We’re the culinary capital. Need a jolt of inspiration? We’ve got world-class art galleries and museums. Fancy going to an event? Our calendar is packed with festivals, concerts, theatre and more. Craving fresh air and nature? We’ve got world-renowned outdoor activities on our doorstep. Or if you just feel like a bit of everything, we’ve got you.

Wellington is an incredibly compact city which means you can fit an incredible amount into a weekend visit. Check out our curated weekend itineraries and find your idea of a wild weekend in Wellington. 

There are hundreds of ways to have a wild weekend in Wellington.

Astley Nathan came to Wellington to experience a Wild Weekend. From axe throwing to giraffe close encounters, we showed him just a slice of what the region has to offer. Watch the full series here or on our YouTube channel. 

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