Discover a vibrant city surrounded by nature

Just a 3 hour flight from Australia's eastern seaboard, Wellington is an exciting base to discover the wonders of the city and its surrounds - including Marlborough -  on easy day trips. From top quality coffee, short walks offering unforgettable views, and local wildlife to epic street art murals and award-winning restaurants, a visit to Wellington is a must do!

DISCOVER WELLINGTON & MARLBOROUGH

Marlborough
Interslander, Marlborough

By Positively Wellington

Wellington
Cable Car lookout, Wellington

By Julian Apse

Wellington
Te Papa Museum, Wellington

By Two Bearded Men

Wellington
View from Mount Victoria, Wellington

By Capture Studios

Wellington
Laneways, Wellington

By Fraser Clements

Marlborough
Winery, Marlborough

By Mike Heydon

RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCES IN MARLBOROUGH

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Highlights

  • Scenic ferry through Marlborough Sounds
  • Explore more than 30 cellar doors
  • Brilliant walking & cycling tracks
Marlborough

Marlborough is a 3hr ferry ride from Wellington.

RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCES IN WELLINGTON

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Highlights

  • Panoramic city & harbour views
  • Wellington Botanic Gardens nearby
  • Tram ride & Carters Observatory
Wellington

Located in the heart of Wellington city

RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCES IN WELLINGTON

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Highlights

  • Innovative national museum
  • New Zealand's stories, history & culture
  • Exhibitions, events & displays
Wellington

Located in the heart of Wellington city

RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCES IN WELLINGTON

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Highlights

  • Discover a vibrant & creative culture
  • Great food, wine & craft beer
  • Accessible nature experiences

RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCES IN WELLINGTON

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Highlights

  • A city with a coffee culture unlike anot
  • Taste the best craft brews
  • Buzzing cafes, bars & restaurants
Wellington

Wellington is a food, wine & craft beer haven

RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCES IN MARLBOROUGH

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Highlights

  • Savour award-winning wines
  • Dine like a king on fresh seafood
  • Cruise Marlborough Sounds
Marlborough

Marlborough is a 3hr ferry ride from Wellington

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