Sights & Attractions in Wellington and the Wairarapa

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Name Category Location
 
Archives New Zealand
History buffs should make a beeline here, as these national archives...
Museums / Galleries Wellington
 
Ascot Street
Built in the 1870s, the tiny, doll-like cottages along Ascot...
Neighborhoods / Streets Wellington
 
Carter Observatory
In the Planetarium lie back and watch an almost limitless range...
Observatories / Planetariums Wellington
 
City Gallery Wellington
The gallery offers world-class exhibitions of contemporary New...
Museums / Galleries Wellington
 
Civic Square
Wellington's Civic Square is reminiscent of an Italian piazza...
Squares Wellington
 
The Colonial Cottage Museum
Built in 1858 as a family home by immigrant carpenter William...
Museums / Galleries Wellington
 
Government Buildings Historic Reserve
This second-largest wooden structure in the world is now home...
Educational Institutions Wellington
 
Hetet Art Space
For an authentic personal experience of Māori people, travel...
Tours Wellington
 
The Hutt Valley
A 10-minute drive north of Wellington on State Highway 2—with...
Towns Wellington
 
Kaitoke Regional Park
From Upper Hutt, continuing north on State Highway 2 leads to...
Parks Wellington
 
Katherine Mansfield Birthplace
Here the writer, née Kathleen Beauchamp, came into the world...
Houses / Mansions Wellington
 
Kelburn Cable Car
The Swiss-built funicular railway makes a short-but-sharp climb...
Transportation Sites Wellington
 
Lady Norwood Rose Garden
On a fine summer day you couldn't find a better place to go to...
Gardens / Arboretums Wellington
 
Museum of Wellington City & Sea
You can smell the hessian (burlap) sacks, hear the gulls, and...
Museums / Galleries Wellington
 
National Library
Opposite the Parliament Buildings is the country's national library...
Libraries Wellington
 
Old St. Paul's Cathedral
Consecrated in 1866, the church is a splendid example of the...
Religious Sites Wellington
 
Otari-Wilton's Bush
Devoted to gathering and preserving indigenous plants, Otari's...
Gardens / Arboretums Wellington
 
The Parliament Buildings
The Parliament Buildings consist of Parliament House with its...
Government Buildings Wellington
 
Premier House
The official residence of New Zealand's prime minister was a...
Houses / Mansions Wellington
 
The Rimutaka Incline
The Rimutaka Incline Railway operated from 1878 until 1955, connecting...
Trails Wellington
 
Southward Car Museum
The Southward Car Museum houses the southern hemisphere's largest...
Museums / Galleries Wellington
 
Te Papa Tongarewa–Museum of New Zealand
Te Papa Tongarewa provides an essential introduction to the country's...
Museums / Galleries Wellington
 
Tinakori Road
The lack of suitable local stone combined with the collapse of...
Neighborhoods / Streets Wellington
 
Wellington Botanic Garden
In the hills overlooking downtown is a concentration of splendidly...
Gardens / Arboretums Wellington
 
Weta Cave
Take a fascinating "behind the scenes look" around this compact...
Cave Wellington
 
Zealandia: The Ultimate Eco-Sanctuary Experience
Just minutes from downtown Wellington, 623 acres of regenerating...
Nature Preserves Wellington
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