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01 Nov

Top 5 Reasons to Add Wellington to Your Travel Wish-List byHertz NZ

Top 5 Reasons to Add Wellington to Your Travel Wish-List banner

The capital of New Zealand, Wellington is a small city with incredible charm and character. The scenic bays and beaches, inviting coffee culture, amazing bars, nightlife and friendly people are just some of the reasons why this city is worth a visit. Wellington is extremely accessible and you can easily walk your way through the city. Travelling with your family? Opt for car rental at Wellington for a more comfortable trip. We bring you the top 5 reasons you must consider going to Wellington for your next vacation.

1. Unmatched Views

If you go on top of Mount Victoria, you will witness the most mesmerizing 360 degree views, which include a panoramic view of the city and harbour. You can reach here on foot or by car as it is located 196 meters above the city. Watch the sunrise from this spot, or go for a picnic for a fabulous day-out.

2. Bars, Beers & Nightlife

If you are enthralled by the nightlife of New Zealand, Wellington won’t disappoint you. There are a number of lively bars including ‘The Library’ and ‘The Apartment’ that are truly worth a visit. If you are a beer fan, you can visit the city in August during Beervana, the largest beer festival of the country.

3. The Delicious Brunch and Coffee Culture

For coffee lovers, a tempting brunch with extraordinary coffee is just what they need to begin their mornings here. The relaxed vibe of Wellington combined with some of the world’s best coffee, make for a heavenly treat.

4. The Historic Cable Car Ride

The Wellington cable car is an iconic experience for all travelers. Starting from Lambton Quay, it goes up to Kelburn, where there is the Cable Car museum, Carter Observatory and a lookout. There’s also a digital planetarium, and telescopes for you to enjoy a virtual tour of the stars.

5. Lively Cuba Street

Buzzing with activity, this is one of the most thriving districts in Wellington. Explore the vintage shops, art galleries, cafes and restaurants along the street, and enjoy a good night-out with your friends. Some of the famous eateries on the street include Fidel’s Café, Logan Brown and Matterhorn.


Wellington is a land full of exciting discoveries for the interested traveler. Visit this phenomenal city for a relaxing holiday and revel in the culture, beer and scenic views.


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