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Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Wellington

The area's museums and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Wellington. Revered for its shopping, gardens and restaurants, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Civic Square and Wellington Cable Car are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Wellington

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Wellington a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wellington Cable Car (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Wellington Zoo (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • The Weta Cave (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Wellington

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wellington is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanic Gardens (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Mount Victoria Lookout (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Frank Kitts Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Waitangi Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Oriental Bay Beach (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Zealandia (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Wellington

Fly into Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Paraparaumu (PPQ), which is 28.9 mi (46.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Wellington Station, Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station and Wellington Crofton Downs Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Wellington City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 146 holiday lettings around Wellington City. From 57 houses to 57 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Wellington City?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wellington City. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Te Aro: 44 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 23 holiday homes
  • Northland: 16 holiday homes
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 158 holiday homes
  • Massey University: 155 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Wellington City! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Wellington City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Wellington City with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Upper Hutt: 197 holiday lettings
  • Paraparaumu: 147 holiday lettings
  • Paekakariki: 140 holiday lettings
  • Wairarapa: 251 holiday lettings
  • Porirua: 94 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Wellington City?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Wellington City. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • New Zealand Film Archive: 158 holiday rentals
  • Massey University: 155 holiday rentals
  • Zealandia: 149 holiday rentals
  • City-to-Sea Bridge: 158 holiday rentals
  • Wellington Simla Crescent Station: 161 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Wellington City listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.