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Experience a part of Wellington you’ve never been to before, or get out of town and see the wider region.
Hop on the East by West Ferry from Queens Wharf and you’ll be at Matiu-Somes Island in no time. In the middle of Wellington harbour, this island was once a quarantine station and is now a nature reserve with plenty of native plant and bird life – and a great place for a picnic.
Explore some of Wellington’s most interesting suburbs or a part of the city you’ve never seen before. The historic cottages of Thorndon make for great Instagram opportunities, Miramar is home to the studios behind films like The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, and Newtown has great international restaurants and shops.