Wellington, New Zealand cruise holidays

Wellington, New Zealand’s centre of government and the world’s southernmost city, is one that you’ll never forget once you’ve visited. Home to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the Royal New Zealand Ballet and the biennial Festival of the Arts, culture galore is what you can expect as soon as you step foot in this idyllic region. Explore the surrounding area and soak in all that Wellington has to offer.

Top things to do in Wellington


If you love your wildlife, Zealandia is well worth a visit. This ecosanctuary houses more than 30 species of natives birds and New Zealand’s little dinosaur, the tuatara. Free from predators, these animals are roam around the lush greenery to their heart’s content, and there’s around 30km of tracks for you to explore.

Mount Victoria Lookout

For the best views of Wellington, Mount Victoria Lookout is your chance of witnessing the breathtaking panorama. Get your camera at the ready, because the views to be had are unlike any you’ll have ever seen.

Space Place

Dreamed of stargazing but felt too tired by the time the stars came out? In this full-dome planetarium, you don’t have to wait for the sky to grow dark. Offering a space-themed multimedia show, there’s fun to be had for all the family when visiting this activity centre. 

What makes Wellington special?

Definitely a city for the creatives, Wellington celebrates art in all forms: painting, writing and even culinary, with a massive food scene that boasts many cuisines.  

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