Discover New Zealand’s Creative Heart
Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and seat of government. Wellington is famous for its creative energy, culture, history, nature and cuisine.
Good Reasons to Choose Wellington
Wellington is a destination where all the best things in life come together in one compact and cutting-edge city.
Whatever you’re planning, you can rest assured that Wellington offers the goods and the good times to make your event a success.
Home to the nation’s decision‑makers, there’s no doubt that New Zealand’s political centre is also a convenient and sophisticated place to do business.
The capital is easily accessed, by air with direct connectivity from all over New Zealand, Australia, Fiji and Singapore, across a variety of airlines. If coming from further afield delegates are less than an hour’s flight from New Zealand major international arrival hub and frequent domestic services are available.
Wellington International Airport is a scenic 15 minute drive from the central business district. Taxis, shuttles and an Airport bus are all on hand to transfer delegates to the central city.
With a city centre just two kilometres in diameter, Wellington is also seamlessly and cost-effectively navigated once on the ground. No need to arrange transport — all the facilities delegates will need are within easy walking distance.
The Wellington Experience
Wellingtonians are masters of excellent dining.
Wellingtonians are masters of excellent dining, with plenty of great restaurants, night markets and food trucks — the city is said to have more eateries per capita than New York.
Renowned for its creative craft brewers, Wellington was recently named the best beer destination in Oceania by Lonely Planet. Wellington combines big city chic with small village charm and is a fantastic conference destination.
Hugged by a natural amphitheatre of hills and harbour, Wellington is also celebrated as the country’s cultural and creative hub.
The region is known as New Zealand’s cultural heart, with more than 55 art galleries, plus interactive national museum Te Papa Tongarewa and the national orchestra, ballet and opera. The city’s long-established coffee culture can be experienced on every corner of the compact central city. Wellington is a capital city right on nature’s doorstep, with a peaceful walk through native bush or along a golden sand beach never far from the urban hub.
In Wellington, delegates can exercise and see the sights at the same time. A hike up Mount Victoria for panoramic views of the city or a stroll through the Botanic Garden are just a few minutes’ walk away from the inner-city hotels.
Stay in the Heart of the City
Wellington is an incredibly compact city so no matter where you choose to stay, you’ll find that nothing is too far away, but these hotels will put you right in the heart of inner-city Wellington close to venues and dining experiences.
Whether you’re after hotel accommodation with a harbour view, a cheap and cheerful backpackers in the CBD, or simply a sweet deal, you’ll feel at home in Wellington.