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What to See and Do in Wellington & Links

Visit the Wellington Information Centre, cnr Wakefield and Victoria streets for visitor information and tour bookings or phone: +64 4 802 4860.

Events and Sightseeing in Wellington:

World of Wearable Art Awards
New Zealand International Arts Festival
New Zealand International Film Festival
Te Papa Museum (Te Papa Tongarewa)
New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Gallery
Wellington Museum of City and Sea, Cable Car Museum, Colonial Cottage Museum
AMI Round the Bays walk, fun run and half marathon
Wellington Dragon Boat Festival
NZ Offshore Powerboat Racing
Wellington Jazz Festival
Wellington Jazz Club
Wellington Cable Car
Botanic Garden
The Embassy (Cinema)
Tours of Parliament and The Beehive
Wellington City Libraries
Zealandia Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary
Wine Tours & Wine Tasting, Martinborough
Eastbourne via Ferry

Take some time out to engage in the following activities:
  1. Oriental Parade
  2. Wellington Waterfront
  3. Mount Victoria Lookout
  4. Wellington Westpac Stadium ("the Cake Tin") - attend an International or national rugby, sevens, soccer or cricket match.
  5. Live music at many bars, clubs and restaurants
  6. Theatre / Musicals / New Zealand Symphony Orchestra at St James Theatre, Michael Fowler Centre, the Opera House, Circa Theatre, Bats Theatre.
Dining Out:

Ortega Fish Shack (Seafood)
Boulcott Street Bistro
Hippopotamus Restaurant & Bar (French)
Capitol Restaurant
The Tasting Room
Vista Café
Beach Babylon
The White House
Monsoon Poon
The Oriental Thai
Theo’s Greek Taverna, 13 Pirie Street, Wellington; Phone:(04) 801 8734
Sweet Mother’s Kitchen (New Orleans with Cajun and Creole dishes plus Mexican snack food)
Fratelli Italian Restaurant
Scopa Caffe Cucina
Nicolini's Italian Cafe, Bar & Bistro

... and countless other restaurants and cafes in or near to Mt Victoria. Ask your hosts.

Contact Lawlor House B&B