Wellington is a compact city with places of interest being easily accessible within walking distance. Lambton Quay – Wellington’s main shopping area, runs through the commercial heart of the city.
Wellington is strategically sited close to the geographic centre of New Zealand and is the vital hub in our network of air, road, rail and sea links. Wellington International Airport is served by Air New Zealand, Qantas, Air Pacific and Polynesian Airlines with regular flights to/from Australia and the Pacific Islands.
Wellingtonians claim with obvious pride that their city is the political, geographic, entertainment and gastronomic centre of New Zealand. Arch rival Auckland has grown numerically into a sprawling metropolis with a strong Polynesian and Asian influence.
Wellington’s central district has a range of good accommodation that places you easily within walking distance of its heritage, cultural and entertainment attractions. The convenience of being close to all the action makes it worthwhile to book well in advance and secure a bed in the downtown area.
Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city. It is a complete contrast to the sprawling urban mass that constitutes Auckland. Wellington New Zealand Wellington - New Zealand's Capital CityWellington is a visitor-friendly, upbeat, compact city, which can claim to be the world’s southernmost capital. It offers the visitor far more than a look at New Zealand’s parliamentary democracy in action.