Walking - Wellington is a really walkable city. The city centre is only 2km in diameter. Walking from one side to the other typically takes less than 30 minutes.
Public transport - Public transport in Wellington is great. The journey planner from Metlink is a really good tool for planning trips too. Pick up a snapper card for cheaper bus fares.
Cycling - Cycling is a popular option in Wellington. This is even more accessible now with the bike sharing scheme Onzo but be warned there are a lot of hills.
Known as New Zealand's creative capital, the city offers so much when it comes to the art's and cultural events. All of these venues are walking distance from our School of Hospitality and Te Auaha campuses.
Museums - Entry to museums are usually free and they often hold talks, exhibitions and different events. Some of the most popular museums are Wellington Museums, Te Papa, The Great War Exhibition, City Gallery Wellington, New Zealand Cricket Museum
Live music - There's a great mix of small venues and larger venues here. You can usually find live music on most nights of the week. Some of Wellingtons most popular venues are San Fran, Meow, Valhalla, TSB Arena
Theatre - Theatre fans will love Wellington. The city has a mix of historical venues and purpose-built theatres. If you fancy a show check out BATS Theatre, Circa Theatre, St James Theatre, The Opera House
Wellington has a grown reputation for producing world-class cocktails and craft beers. Many bars produce their own beers in-house and there's a huge choice of artisan cocktail bars as well.
Outdoor activities are at the heart of life in Wellington. When it comes to the outdoors there is something for everyone. This city has a huge number of beaches right on its doorsteps and there are loads of offerings when it comes to water sports, trekking, mountain biking and so on.
You can find out more about some of the many outdoor activities to keep you busy when you are studying in Wellington here.
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