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Wellington Where to find us

Where to find us

Wellington is ideally located in the middle of New Zealand, providing easy access in and out for those who fly, drive, train or even ferry here. As New Zealand’s capital, the city acts as a transport hub and is an easy one-hour flight from anywhere in the country, and just a short flight away from major Australian cities. Once here, Wellington is a friendly and walkable city that is easy to get around.

Wellington Scenic heighlights

Scenic Highlights

Situated on a stunning harbour, Wellington is a city on nature’s doorstep, with native bush or golden sands never far from the CBD. Walk or cycle up Mt Victoria to enjoy spectacular 360-degree views of the city or visit ZEALANDIA, the world’s first fully-fenced eco sanctuary. Venture a little further out of the city to explore the award-winning Wairarapa wine region or the endless beaches of the Kāpiti Coast.

Wellington Confrence venues & facilities

Conference Venues & Facilities

Set on a stunning harbour and surrounded by nature, Wellington boasts a range of incredible conference and events venues, hosting everything from international conferences to unique incentive experiences. Tākina, our new purpose-built convention centre, will feature 10,000 sqm of flexible convention and exhibition space, due to open in 2023.

Wellington Accommodation


Whether you are looking for a five-star room with a harbour view, a luxury lodge out of town, or somewhere in between, Wellington welcomes your group. With 4000 rooms within our compact CBD, the major international brands are well-represented, including InterContinental, Sofitel, Novotel, Rydges and QT.

Wellington Unforgettable experiences

Unforgettable Experiences

Experience the best of Wellington with our multiday incentive itineraries. Encounter cultural Wellington with traditional Māori experiences and kai (food), then discover the nation’s treasures at New Zealand’s national museum Te Papa Tongarewa. Or step into the world of movie making magic at Weta Workshop. Experience some of the tricks behind bringing imaginary worlds to life in a hands-on workshop with Weta Workshop’s artists. Delight your tastebuds in the culinary capital with artisan food tours and workshops with our award-winning coffee, beer, wine and restaurants. And take a short trip from the CBD to explore Wellington’s big backyard at ZEALANDIA eco sanctuary or catch the ferry across the harbour and pick up bikes to ride along the coast.

Why Wellington?

  • Home to New Zealand’s Government with access to high level speakers for your conference
  • Central hub - easy access from Australia and the rest of New Zealand
  • Walkable city and only 10 minutes from the airport to most venues and hotels
  • Centre for innovation with world-class universities, technology and creative sector
  • A vibrant art scene packed with rich culture, history and live events
  • Tākina, the Wellington Convention & Exhibition Centre, is set to open in 2023
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