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4.5/5Wonderful!(47 area reviews)
Te Aro is known for its popular shops, and with sights like Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) and Cuba Street Mall, you won't get bored spending a day wandering around this part of Wellington CBD.
5/5Exceptional!(8 area reviews)
If you're spending some time in Oriental Bay, Oriental Parade and Embassy Theatre are top sights worth seeing.
If you're spending some time in Thorndon, Lambton Quay and Katherine Mansfield Birthplace are top sights worth seeing.
Some popular features of Aro Valley include its restaurants and shopping. If you're in the mood to explore farther, Cuba Street Mall or Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand) are worth checking out in the surrounding nearby area.
While Karori isn't home to many top sights, Zealandia and Wellington Wind Turbine are some notable places to visit nearby.
Reviewed on 8 Apr 2020
Travellers to Wellington give high marks for the fascinating museums, beautiful gardens and shopping. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its port, restaurants and cafes. Top sights in the city include Civic Square, Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station) and Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand).
Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Te Papa (Museum of New Zealand), Museum of Wellington City and Sea and City Gallery Wellington. Attractions like Wellington Cable Car (Lambton Quay Station), Wellington Zoo and The Weta Cave are fun for kids of all ages. The city is notable for landmarks like Civic Square, Carter Observatory and Old Government Buildings.
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Other favourite sights in Wellington include Cuba Street Mall, Courtenay Place and Beehive. One of the top places to see in the surrounding area is Raumati Beach, located 26.3 mi (42.4 km) from the city centre.
With so many transport options, exploring all of Wellington is a breeze. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from Wellington Station, Wellington Kaiwharawhara Station or Wellington Crofton Downs Station. You can take a ferry from the local port.