Transport & Accommodation Product Updates

Check out what's different and new for the 2023/2024 tourism trade season

Wellington is the creative capital of New Zealand, where culture, history, nature and cuisine meet.

Hear the stories from passionate guides, be inspired by world-winning creatives, and get up close to nature in its natural habitat.

Visitors need a minimum of two nights here to have at least one full day to sightsee and experience all Wellington has to offer.

For more information and inspiration to help you sell Wellington's travel products, visit the Tourism Trade Hub.


Wellington is easy to get to and get around. Fly into Wellington via Australia, Auckland or Christchurch or drive down SH1 or SH2. To explore further afield, the below product updates will keep you in the know about Wellington’s updated transport options.

Flight frequency updates

Back to 95% - 100% pre-covid capacity, Wellington International Airport has excellent Trans-Tasman connectivity with Qantas, Jetstar, and Air New Zealand.

  • Air New Zealand domestic flights are back to pre-covid capacity throughout New Zealand, with a 35% increase in Queenstown, Auckland, Christchurch, Rotorua and Nelson.
  • Fiji Airways is proving to be a popular option with an increase to three flights per week from mid-May. Providing inbound connectivity throughout Asia and the Pacific.

Note: due to the variability of current circumstances, the information on this infographic is subject to change.


One night in Wellington is never enough! Visitors need at least two nights here to have at least one full day to sightsee and experience all Wellington has to offer. Find the relevant accommodation updates to ensure you’re in the loop.

Accommodation in the Wairarapa

Only an hour from Wellington City by car or train, the Wairarapa is one of New Zealand's top food and wine destinations at the heart of the Classic New Zealand Wine Trail. A day visit or overnight trip is the perfect complement to your stay in Wellington.

Tākina - Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre


Tākina means to invoke, to connect, to bring forth. Tākina, the Wellington Convention and Exhibition Centre, will be a place of welcoming, learning and sharing.

This innovative new facility will provide 10,000 square metres of multipurpose conference and exhibition space over three floors, which can be tailored to single or multiple events. The top two floors will be purpose-built conference and exhibition spaces, and the ground floor will feature an open public space with cafes and a visiting exhibition gallery, which will feature large international consumer exhibitions.

Jurassic World by Brickman®

Take a trip back in time to Jurassic World with Ryan 'The Brickman' McNaught, as he reimagines the blockbuster franchise in the largest LEGO® brick exhibition in New Zealand. The exhibition will feature large-scale dinosaurs, props, scenes and activities made from over 6 million LEGO® bricks. Visitors will also get to meet the newest dinosaur, the Baryonyx. Weighing in at 400 kilograms, the Baryonyx is over 4.8 metres long and made up of 102,317 LEGO® bricks.

Get in touch

If you would like to know more, we are here to help. Contact the Tourism Trade team or email: 

Jo Heaton - Tourism and Visitor Economy Manager
Angela Wang - China Tourism Development Manager

Activities and experiences

Check out more activities and experiences updates within the Wellington Region

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All prices are retail New Zealand Dollars (NZD). Page last updated: 4 May 2023.