Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and is located on the bottom of the North Island. As a working harbour city, this compact city is surrounded by sandy beaches with colourful timber houses on surrounding hills. There are plnety of world-class museums and galleries to visit. Immersive yourself in the interactive national museum, Te Papa, it's a must-visit. Ride the iconic Wellington Cable Car for amazing views of the city while you enjoy an ice cream at the top.
If you're a Lord of the Rings fan then you have to go and visit the Weta Workshop. This is where you'll explore the making of real props, costumes and creatures created for your favourite films: The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Avatar and more. Catch an artist in the creative department. Then enter our world of miniatures and modelmaking. Discover the filmmaking technique of miniature effects and learn how they are built for hit TV and film productions. The perfect option for anyone who wants to learn how Wētā Workshop helps bring imaginary worlds to life.
Wellington International Airport has direct connectivity to the rest of New Zealand, Australia, and Fiji, across various airlines. Domestic air services are regular and fast. Flights leave for Auckland and Christchurch international airports hourly, and travel time is usually an hour. Queenstown is an hour and a half away, with multiple flights daily. Flights to Rotorua take just over an hour.
|Depending on where you are coming from you may need a Tourist visa. Australian's DO need a visa and you can start the process by applying here
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