With a fairly young population, this bustling capital city is the centre of not only New Zealand politics, but also most of its culture and arts. Because of this Wellington has a bohemian nature, which welcomes diversity and creativity. Located right at the southern tip of the North Island, it also serves as the hub for traffic between the North and South Islands. Whether you're in Wellington for only a few days or for a slightly longer stay, there is definitely something for everyone to enjoy during a visit to Wellington.

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Nomads Capital is a 5-star Qualmark rated hostel. Only hostel in Wellington to offer FREE breakfast and dinner. Located in the heart of Wellingtons bohemian quarter.

Wellingtons Music Scene

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Wellingtons Music Scene

There is so much that can be said for Wellington. Fine dining, coffee culture and of course the overarching presence of Peter Jackson and his works are the usual go-to's

Courtenay Place & Cuba St | Best Bars in Wellington

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Courtenay Place & Cuba St | Best Bars in Wellington

The heart of Wellington City lies amidst a vibrant waterfront, a corporate lane known as Lambton Quay and wider beauties such as the Kapiti coast overlooking the appropriately named Kapiti

Middle Earth in Wellington

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Middle Earth in Wellington

With all the hype leading up to The Hobbit world premiere, it's hard not to get caught up in all the excitement! Cue YouTube-ing the film trailer fifty times, scouring

Mount Victoria

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Mount Victoria

This week myself and a few friends attempted the walk up to the Mount Victoria look out in Wellington (or Mount Vic as it's known by the locals). I'll admit

Visit Zealandia Wellington

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Visit Zealandia Wellington

Zealandia in Wellington is a fantastic example of how one idea can change the course of nature. It is a wildlife park like no other! Predators have been eradicated and exotic

Wellingtons Best Cafes

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Wellingtons Best Cafes

Wellington is renowned for being the cultural and artistic hub of New Zealand and, given the relatively small population (for a capital city at least), there’s an astounding number of

See a Kiwi Bird in New Zealand

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See a Kiwi Bird in New Zealand

A question we often get at reception of Nomads Fat Camel or here at the Mad Travel Shop in Auckland is where can I see a kiwi in NZ? You

Museums of Wellington

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Museums of Wellington

Wellington has so many museums that it will take you more than 1 or 2 days to visit. The love of history and art and ensuring that it is preserved

Wellington

Wellington

With a fairly young population, this bustling capital city is the centre of not only New Zealand politics, but also most of its culture and arts. Because of this Wellington

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