3 days in Greater Wellington Itinerary

3 days in Greater Wellington Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Greater Wellington trip planner

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Wellington
— 1 night
Drive
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Martinborough
— 1 night
Drive

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Wellington

— 1 night

Harbour Capital

Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary, admire the natural beauty at Wellington Botanic Garden, and then get great views at Wellington Cable Car. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at New Zealand Parliament, then take an in-depth tour of The Great War Exhibition, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Wellington trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Wellington. In October in Wellington, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Martinborough.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Martinborough

— 1 night
Martinborough is a town in the South Wairarapa District, in the Wellington region of New Zealand. Your day by day itinerary now includes Wairarapa Quad Adventures. On the 25th (Mon), stop by Peonies Home and Living, then head outdoors with Wairarapa Quad Adventures, and then work off some steam at Brackenridge Day Spa.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Martinborough trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Wellington to Martinborough takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Martinborough can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Martinborough

Spas · Shopping · Tours · Outdoors
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Greater Wellington travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nature & Parks · Gardens
Offering an abundance of forest, reserves, sanctuaries, and coastland--not to mention the capital city of New Zealand--a holiday in Greater Wellington is best experienced at a leisurely pace. With ornithological parks providing a safe haven for some of the world's rarest species of bird; rolling, lush hills tumbling down to the coastline; and the city of Wellington itself, the region offers visitors a range of outdoor experiences alongside the cosmopolitan pull of the capital.