Things to Do

Studying in Wellington will mean that you will never be stuck for things to do. Our School of Hospitality and Te Auaha campuses are locations right in the hear of Wellington CBD so all of these things will be right on your doorstep. Here is a list of some of the things Wellington has to offer when you need to take a break from the books.

Te Papa

Te Papa is the national museum of New Zealand where you can explore New Zealand's history. Te Papa is a world leader in interactive and visitor experience museum experiences and entry into Te Papa if free.

ZEALANDIA Sanctuary

The world's first fully-fenced ecosanctuary ZEALANDIA and is home to a number of rare native birds, reptiles, frogs and plants. Spread over 225 hectares a visit to ZEALANDIA is a unique experience. ZEALANDIA run a free shuttle bus from the Wakefield Street and from the top of the Cable Car.

Wellington Cable Car

The Wellington Cable Car, originally built in 1898, connects Kelburn with the city centre. The Cable Car is one of Wellington's most visited tourist attractions. It runs from Lambton Quay to the Botanic Gardens where there are amazing panoramic views of the city and waterfront. The Cable Car is really reasonably priced too.

Weta Workshop

Weta Workshop is a world-renowned special effect and design studio in Wellington's Miramar suburb. During the Weta Studio Tours, you can get up close and personal with movie props, weapons, creatures vehicles and more. 

Old St Paul's

Old St Paul's is one of New Zealand's most loved heritage places. Built in 1866 Old St Pauls is a really popular events venue and it is a great venue for a gig.

Westpac Stadium

Locally known as the Cake Tin the Westpac Stadium is the home ground for the Hurricanes and Wellington Phoenix. The stadium is located right on the waterfront and is only a short walk from the CBD. The stadium holds a number of rugby, soccer and cricket events as well as concerts and festivals. 

 

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