From backpackers to culture vultures, everyone will find a holiday in Wellington offers them something memorable. It is the second largest city in the country, the energetic centre for culture and arts, and is the entertainment, commercial and political capital of New Zealand, with an air of pronounced sophistication and vibrancy.

Direct Flights to Wellington, New Zealand

Direct Flights to Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand’s capital and located on the south east coast of the North Island, Wellington is situated between a magnificent harbour and stunning hillside.

With a superb selection of excellent restaurants, cafes and museums there’s no shortage of things to do in this dynamic and attractive city.

There are no direct flights to Wellington from the UK, however flights to Wellington, New Zealand are available with a short transit via the Far East on popular airlines including Air New Zealand and Qantas.

Cheap flights to Wellington, New Zealand

To explore some of New Zealand’s heritage, Wellington has many historic buildings and museums to choose from. The national museum, Te Papa, with its striking waterfront skyline and engaging interactive displays, offers visitors a real insight into New Zealand’s culture and history.

As the country’s political capital, the city has many government buildings to offer too, with the Parliament Buildings, Library and Government House all worth a visit. 
For a great day out, you can take a cable car ride to the hilltop Botanic Gardens to admire the beautiful floral displays and magical city views.

Or why not take a relaxing cruise around the stunning coastline and harbour to soak up the fantastic vistas. A well-deserved coffee at one of the bustling waterfront cafes will finish your day off nicely. 
For the best beaches, head to the Eastbourne area, where Days Bay and Sunshine Bay are particularly popular with locals and visitors alike for a spot of sunbathing, swimming and surfing.

More recently, Wellington has become famed for its film industry, having been chosen to film a huge number of scenes from the Lord of the Rings film. There are many guided tours showing visitors around the Lord of the Rings locations.

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Wellington Climate

Wellington Climate
Wellington's climate is mild, with plenty of wind. Summers are mild and sunny and winters are wet and mild. The average temperature in January and February (the two hottest months) is 61F and in July, the coldest month, the average temperature is 47F.