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Wellington New Zealand, Wellington

Top reasons to visit:

  • Shopping (1125)
  • Food (590)
  • Museums (417)
  • Restaurants (402)
  • Culture (367)
  • Cafes (292)
  • Art (253)
  • Nightlife (243)
  • Entertainment (212)
  • Clothes Shopping (184)

Wellington was highly rated for museums by 21 guests from the United States!

Is there more to shopping in Wellington than just brand-name stores?

Robyn, New Zealand

24 days ago Report

Really enjoyed crawling up Cuba street and finding the second hand and vintage shops

What was the most entertaining thing you saw in Wellington?

Roselyn, New Zealand

2 days ago Report

Shared piano down on the waterfront on Sunday morning.

Describe what other people like you would like about shopping in Wellington.

Roselyn, New Zealand

2 days ago Report

Shops are all on the level and within easy walking distance. Kirkcaldie and Stains have a great Xmas window display and Xmas shop on second floor. Watch out for one way streets !

Where should people go if they don't want to eat in a tourist trap?

Janette, New Zealand

28 days ago Report

There are heaps of places to choose from but it depends on how much you want to spend

What makes the people from Wellington so friendly? Tell us your story.

Pauline, Australia

2 days ago Report

The ones I met were extremely helpful and generous with their time, and the shop assistants were very welcoming and friendly.

What's the best way to spend the day at a cafe in Wellington?

Kirsten, New Zealand

2 days ago Report

By going to several cafes along Cuba Street and a visit to the library cafe on Civic Square is a must.

Tell us what you really thought about the art in Wellington?

Kirsten, New Zealand

2 days ago Report

Love the poems at the waterfront, love the sculptures along the waterfront and on Lambton Quay - art is everywhere!

Why do you recommend Wellington for food?

Roselyn, New Zealand

2 days ago Report

Being an older couple with limited ability to walk far we spent a lot of time eating and drinking coffee in some of the many cafés. La Boca Loca in Miramar is a great place.

How can you get the most authentic cultural experience in Wellington?

 Mr and Mrs Ellis
Mr and Mrs Ellis, New Zealand

18 hours ago Report

Read guide books
good music
a variety of shops at varying prices
very good massage at Kilbirnie baths

Which foodie haven did you discover on your recent trip to Wellington?

Marta, New Zealand

13 days ago Report

Tea Leaf Tea shop, Commonsense Organics, One-off Clothing shops on Cuba Street, Caffe Eis gelato

Why do people say Wellington can be seen best by foot?

Roselyn, New Zealand

2 days ago Report

Because everything is within easy walking distance and on the level and you want to avoid driving through the one way streets.

Why is the atmosphere in Wellington something people rave about?

Maxine, New Zealand

30 days ago Report

It has a buzzy vibrant arty atmosphere which is always changing. NZ Parliament is here. It is a great mix of old and new architecture. Even when the weather is appalling, it doesn't seem to hinder the overall experience.

What's the best way to make the most of Wellington by foot?

Jason, New Zealand

14 days ago Report

get out and about and explore the sights and beautiful scenery it has to offer round the waterfront or just sit outside and enjoy the restaurants and bar scene
  • Sightseeing 180 endorsements

How can you enjoy the sights in Wellington while avoiding the crowds?

Amanda, New Zealand

22 days ago Report

go up the cable car at night
  • Relaxation 98 endorsements

Tell us about your most relaxing moments in Wellington.

Amanda, New Zealand

22 days ago Report

rugby at the cake tin breakfast at the steps
  • Fine Dining 53 endorsements

What makes fine dining in Wellington stand out?

Matthew, Australia

5 days ago Report

Quality,price and service
  • City Trip 181 endorsements

What makes Wellington one of those classic city-trip experiences?

GLENN, New Zealand

15 days ago Report

Try the fish and chips at the Wellington Fish Market in Cuba St. Great fish, good choice and big serving.
  • Museums 417 endorsements

What did you discover about the museums in Wellington that wasn't in the guidebooks?

Bruce, New Zealand

26 days ago Report

Museum of City and Sea is one of the city's best kept secrets.
  • Business 55 endorsements

How do you fit in some sightseeing when you're in Wellington on business?

Anonymous, Unknown location

25 days ago Report

No time for sight seeing really

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