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Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, sits near the North Island’s southernmost point on the Cook Strait. It encompasses a waterfront promenade, beaches, a working harbor and colourful timber houses. Enjoy some of its events while you are there!
1. Weta Workshop Tours & Weta Cave
Visit the home of movie-making magic in the heart of Wellington! Go on a guided Weta Workshop tour. Learn all about hand-crafting artistry to serve Oscar-winning props, costumes and physical effects. These features have been prepared for some of the world’s most renowned films and TV shows. The tour usually culminates in watching an artist at work on the tour stage.
For more information, please visit; www.wellingtonnz.com/experience/see-and-do/weta-workshop/
2. Wildlife spotting at Zealandia Eco-sanctuary
The Zealandia is located in central Wellington. It is home to some of the world’s most extraordinary animals. The lush forest teems with over 40 rare native species. Explore on your own or go on a guided tour. Visit some of the best places for spotting wildlife such as Kakariki, Tuatara Lizard and Takahe. Go on the Zealandia by Night Tour and discover thousands of glow worms and abundant spotting of Kiwi.
For more information, please visit; www.newzealand.com/int/plan/business/zealandia-the-karori-sanctuary-experience/
3. Visit Wellington Botanic Garden
Soak in the 25 hectares of beauty, peace and tranquility from sunrise to sunset at the Botanic Garden of Wellington! Located minutes from the Wellington CBD, it is reachable by the famous Wellington Cable Car. Wellington Botanic Garden is home to some of the oldest exotic trees in New Zealand. It is complemented by a duck pond, begonia house & café, herb garden, an Australian garden and the award-winning Lady Norwood Rose Garden.
For more information, please visit; wellingtongardens.nz/our-gardens/wellington-botanic-garden/
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For more information on upcoming events, please visit; wellingtongardens.nz/events/
Glow in the Dark Titiwai Tours
Let your kids be fascinated by the tour into the world of Titiwai, New Zealand’s glow worm! This amazing night-time tour is designed for children 7 years and older. The tour begins at the Founders’ entrance to Wellington Botanic Garden ki Paekaka on Glenmore Street. It is , operated by the Friends of Wellington Botanic Garden.
Walk with professional forager Mike King and learn all about edible plants, natives and exotics. At the end of this 2-hour walk, gather at the learning pavilion to sample homemade foraged ice cream flavours.
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