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  • Twilight over Wellington harbour and an photo opportunity while on your New Zealand vacation.
  • Wellingtons skyline
  • Parliament library of Wellington
  • An aerial view of central Wellington
  • Parliament and Beehive office buildings in central Wellington are great photo opportunities while on New Zealand tours.
  • Wellington Harbour taken from Mount Victoria

Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand located at the south west tip of the North Island and known as the country’s centre for arts and culture. It was named after Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington. Being the political centre, one will see, on a New Zealand vacation, numerous government buildings. It is also a university city. In recent years, it has become an important centre for New Zealand’s film industry.

This compact picturesque city is nestled between a stunning harbour and rolling green hills adorned with tiered suburbs of colonial villas. The best place to really “view” Wellington is from Mount Victoria Lookout where parts of some of the Lord of the Rings movies were filmed. Wonderful views are also available by taking the Wellington Cable Car which takes you to the Botanic Gardens and the Carter Observatory on Wellington tours.

It is a very walkable city with all of its restaurants, cafes, bars, galleries and shops in close proximity to each other. This is evident in central lively Courtney Place where cultural and nightlife activities abound. There are a number of museums and art galleries including the Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Museum, all to be enjoyes on New Zealand tours. As far as dining is concerned, there is an excellent choice of European, Asian and Polynesian cuisines from which to choose as well as local New Zealand dishes. For wine connoisseurs, not far away is Martinborough Wine Village where you can sample one of the world’s best pinot noirs.

 


 

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Learn about the history and culture of New Zealand, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about New Zealand's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering New Zealand for yourself. Start exploring...book a New Zealand vacation today!

 

Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your New Zealand vacation at one of Goway's South Pacific destinations. You can choose from  our selection of Australian vacationsTahiti vacation packages or stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from New Zealand.

 

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    This is the ultimate classic New Zealand tour. Begin in Auckland and then it’s on to Rotorua, next head south to the capital, Wellington before embarking on the scenic South Island.
    Duration:
    13 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,317
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries
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  • Discover Wellington

    Perched on the edge of a beautiful harbour, Wellington is a stunning city. Vibrant and cultured, it combines the sophistication of a big city with the quirkiness of a charming village.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 338
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Look South from Auckland

    Travel from Auckland to Wellington experiencing the scenery of New Zealand's north island. Explore Waitomo Caves, visit Rotorua and Napier, then enjoy the capital city of Wellington, known for its wine regions, and Oscar-winning films.
    Duration:
    5 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 706
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules
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  • The Long White Cloud: Wellington to Auckland

    Unearth cultural treasures and heartfelt moments as you travel the length of the North Island of New Zealand. Experience the wonder of a meal cooked underground in a traditional Maori hangi, uncover a part of New Zealand’s war history and find new friends, both human and animal, on your visit to Shenandoah.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,288
    Trip Type:
    Fully Escorted Touring, Motorcoach Tours
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  • Ultimate New Zealand

    Embark on a journey through the scenic attractions of diverse New Zealand, staying at some of the most luxurious accommodation available in Auckland, Palliser Bay and Queenstown.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 5,879
    Trip Type:
    Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Wairarapa Wine Region

    Travel to Wairarapa and visit the Martinborough Wine Village, the first of four vineyards included in your tour. Indulge in wine tastings before visiting Greytown to sample local treats.
    Duration:
    2 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 686
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules
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  • Wharekauhau Country Estate: Stay of Distinction

    Located on a 5,000 acre working sheep station, Wharekauhau Country Estate is an award winning rural retreat that overlooks stunning coastal scenery, green pastures and native forests.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,314
    Trip Type:
    Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Wines, Whales & Hot Springs

    Arriving in Wellington, explore the capital before enjoying Blenheim’s wine region. Next is Kaikoura, renowned for year round whale and dolphin watching then relax in Hamner Springs.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 702
    Trip Type:
    Self Drive Road Trip Ideas
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