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Customer Travel Tips for Wellington

83% Avg. city rating Rated by 237 customers

Activities / excursions 83%

Restaurants / eating out 85%

Shopping 81%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 85%

Sightseeing 83%

Culture 87%

Nightlife / partying 81%

Value for money 76%

Customer Travel Tips for Wellington

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71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


14 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Have fun

Liked: Lots to do and lively compared to the rest of NZ

Disliked: Not as diverse as your average cosmopolitan

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


01 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Take the walking tour from the Information Centre!

Liked: I loved the museums and public buildings, as well as the walking and public art, the New Zealand art exhibit and sale, Zealandia,

Disliked: no.

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


07 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Spend a day there and not much longer

Liked: Nice lively city but not too big or busy.

Disliked: Could have been a little more to do

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


20 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Take a jumper

Liked: Food

Disliked: Wind

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


12 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Work / volunteering

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Walk around

Liked: Restaurants

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


06 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Do the all day LotR tour. It's great!

Liked: Great Lord of The Rings locations and tours!

Disliked: n/a

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
96% Avg. rating


21 Nov 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Work / volunteering

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Mt Victoria Seals at harbour

Liked: -

Disliked: -

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
73% Avg. rating


29 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Stop by on a weekend and bring some warm clothes - it gets really windy.

Liked: The bars and restaurants were great, as well as the general vibe of the people. Te Papa was also impressive.

Disliked: The Botanic Gardens were nice, but the cable car to get up there was a little underwhelming.

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


22 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: bring a jacket

Liked: loved being able to see all we wanted easily and quickly using public transport

Disliked: no

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


18 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Try a hot chocolate on Cuba street

Liked: Very nice city and I can't wait to see summer time

Disliked: Maybe the wind very strong sometimes

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
67% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Customer Travel Tip: Go in Summer

Liked: catching up with friends who live there.

Disliked: The Weather

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Bring a coat

Liked: See above

Disliked: See above

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


15 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: Walk along the waterfront and check out the poetry there

Liked: Cafes and restaurants, and the waterfront. Also Te Papa national museum is enjoyable, plus War Memorial Anzacs exhibition

Disliked: No

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


11 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Mt Victoria (good view), Museum te papa, observatorium also good, Mexican food (Viva Mexico).

Liked: there was a lot of free entries, like museum, parks.

Disliked: Can't remember anything

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


07 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Don't bother with an umbrella

Liked: Everything is close

Disliked: Never

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


02 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the Southern Cross Bar and Restaurant

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Special exhibitions at Te Papa and Great War exhibition had long queues.

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


20 May 2015

Travel Type:
With a large group / tour

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Spent a few days there and make use of the transport to see some of the inner city and around it

Liked: Nice City, easy to get around. Very cultural.

Disliked: No

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
60% Avg. rating


18 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Can be able to finish sign seeing within 2 days; not much to see really!

Liked: N/A

Disliked: N/A

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
84% Avg. rating


14 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: The botanical gardens and the Museum Te Papa is amazing .

Liked: The Culture and the coffee .

Disliked: The expensive Price for the cable Train .

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


07 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy cafes, walk along the waterfront, go to Te Papa

Liked: Wild weather, great cafes and cinemas

Disliked: Nope

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83% Avg. city rating Rated by 237 customers

Activities / excursions 83%

Restaurants / eating out 85%

Shopping 81%

Chilling out / relaxing 82%

Getting around / public transport 85%

Sightseeing 83%

Culture 87%

Nightlife / partying 81%

Value for money 76%

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