24 Hours In Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Cable Car in Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington Cable Car in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo by Christian on Unsplash

New Zealand is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet, but most people are travelling to these stunning islands to spend time in nature and the great outdoors. If you haven’t spent time in any of New Zealand’s cities, they are worth checking out, especially Wellington, New Zealand’s capital. If you haven’t got long to spare before you head out to the mountains or the lakes, check out this guide on how to spend 24 hours in Wellington.

Wellington Zoo

Start the day in Wellington Zoo, the first of its kind in New Zealand. You can see many animals here, including red pandas, giraffes and sun bears. The zoo is committed to conservation and does a lot of important work in monitoring and preserving species for the future.

Ride The Wellington Cable Car

This bright red car takes you up and out of the city, for a chance to get some stunning views of Wellington and beyond. At the lookout point, you will find the Cable Car museum which gives you the history of this interesting city feature.

Visit The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

This amazing museum offers insight into Māori culture and history, with stunning displays and interesting, interactive exhibits. It also provides plenty of information about New Zealand’s natural environment, so even if you’re not out in the mountains, you’ll get a feel of them through the museum’s fascinating displays.