travelgrove Travel Guides

Wellington Map, New Zealand

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Wellington Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Wellington with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Wellington useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Wellington!

Wellington History

When the city was charted for the first time in 1826 by Captain Herd, he named it Port Nicholson, (after a port/harbor-master of great repute). The present name Wellington was adopted by the New Zealand Company. The company officials decided on this name because they saw it as a way of expressing their gratitude towards their benefactor, the Duke of Wellington. read more

Wellington Travel Guide

The Hutt Valley east of Wellington is the first choice of new home buyers, with modern housing estates, colonial cottages, and aesthetically designed single houses being the major attractions, particularly for newcomers to the city. The valley is divided as Lower Hutt and Upper Hutt. At a distance of 20 minutes drive in the north of Wellington is Porirua, another harbor community, where living is much more affordable... read more

Wellington Nightlife

Chicago Sports Café in the waterfront is a unique outdoor/indoor entertainment spot. Themed in the style of the American sports cafes, this café is ideal for private parties and corporate functions. read more

Wellington Sightseeing

The Otari-Wilton’s Bush is another natural-draw of Wellington city. Much of this garden is uncultivated (about 90 acres, only 5 acres of land falls under cultivated garden area). Various avian species make their homes in the more than 90-meter high canopy of this garden. Another beautiful Wellington sight is the Wellington Botanic Garden spread over some 64 acres of land. Comprising mainly of cultivated gardens, the... read more

Things about Wellington you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
There are no up to date travel tips for Wellington, New Zealand
Be the first to post one.
Note: You may write a tip about any destination you like. This will help users who eventually plan on traveling there.


Members Who Have Been to Wellington

ToolsBookmark and Share

Popular destinations

   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it