Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city and is situated at the bottom of the North Island. Centred around Wellington Harbour and surrounded by rolling hills, Wellington is New Zealand’s Culture Capital. Here’s our pick of the 5 top things to do in Wellington, all easily accessible by rental car.
Located at the bottom tip of the North Island, between Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range, Wellington offers a great base for exploring the area in your rental car. Hit the road to experience some of these great attractions or head further afield on a road trip.
New Zealand Rent a Car’s Wellington car rental depot has changed ownership and is now under the stewardship of experienced hire car owners Marty Oetgen and James Hutchison.
Our list of top Wellington summer escapes give you the inside scoop on where to go to beat the heat and crowds – all easily reached in your rental car.
If you’re travelling through the centre of New Zealand’s North Island, try a stop over at Palmerston North and enjoy some less ‘touristy’ attractions in the Manuwatu.
If you’re looking for a unique cultural experience, head to Auckland or Wellington in October 2011 for Diwali: Festival of Lights – the largest Indian cultural event in New Zealand.
If you’re looking for something to do in Wellington this winter, check out these top events happening in and around New Zealand’s capital.