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Places to visit in Wellington

When you travel to Wellington, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Wellington, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Wellington to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Wellington things to do can include exploring Wellington attractions and visiting the places of interest.

Chipmunks Playland

This is the perfect indoor activity for kids of all ages. There are many different things for kids to do here, including adventure rides, ball blaster, Chipmunks slide, a cafe and even a special area for kids under the age of five.

National War Memorial

This memorial can be found on Buckle Street and it celebrates those citizens of New Zealand who fought in many different wars, including World War I and II, Vietnam War and even the South African war. You can't visit the Hall of Memories as it is currently being upgraded for more strength during the earthquakes. However, you can visit the foyer and the Tomb.

Museum of Wellington City and Sea

Museum of Wellington City and Sea showcases how Wellington has changed and developed in the last 1,000 years up until the current times. There are many different exhibitions here that use different techniques to help visitors learn, including special effects using holography and other exhibitions that are interactive.

Old St. Pauls

This is one of the top places for events and weddings in the city. The construction was started in 1865 and completed in 1866 and up until 1964 it was.

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

This museum is the place where all of the treasures of New Zealand are kept and it was originally opened in 1865. There is a huge variety of artifacts in the museum, including fossils, around 250,000 dried specimens of herbs and even an exhibit of around 70,000 birds.

Kapiti Island Nature Tours

The island is full of different nature reserves, which include many different rare and endangered species of birds. On this island you can spot birds such as Saddleback, Kokako, and the Little Spotted Kiwi.

Atarürk Memorial

This memorial can be found on one of the ridges that are situated right above the Tarakena Bay. The memorial is dedicated to all of the soldiers who had died while following orders that ended up being called the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915.

Colonial Cottage

This is an original cottage that was constructed in 1858 and is currently the oldest house on the island. The house belonged to the Wallis family, who resided in the home for 3 generations. It was restored and made into a museum showing how the lives of the settlers had been combined with the culture of the new country.

Wellington Zoo

Which child doesn't enjoy going to the zoo and looking at all of the different animals. This zoo is home to more than 500 animals, including giraffes, lions, Tasmanian devils, tigers and bears.

Seal Coast

This is one of the best places to visit and experience the ruggedness of the coast and the solidarity that also exists here. You can explore the 20 kilometres seal coast and watch the seals as they frolic while you enjoy a snack.

Sacred Heart Cathedral

Sacred Heart Cathedral is also known as the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and of Saint Mary His Mother. It is a significant church of Wellington.

Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Museum

Katherine Mansfield is one of the famous authors who hailed from New Zealand. Her home where she was born and raised can be found in Thorndon. The home is fully restored and refurnished and the public can come and visit.

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