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Wellington Guide

Landmarks and Monuments You Can’t Miss

Plan a sunrise hike or sunset picnic at Mt Victoria along with any flights Auckland to Wellington to take in the stunning views of the “Greatest Little Capital City in the World’. The Mt Victoria lookout sits more than 195 metres above the city, allow visitors arriving on Auckland to Wellington flights to take in panoramic views of Tinakori Hill, the Hutt Valley, Matiu/Somes Island, and the Miramar Peninsula. As soon as your Auckland to Wellington return flights arrive and you make your way towards the city centre, you might come across the historic home of Robert Hannah. The Antrim House was ahead of its time when it was first built in 1905. The home, designed by William Turnbull, had conveniences such as gas, electric lights, and indoor bathrooms. Book a tour of the home after confirming cheap flights to Wellington from Auckland to take a peek at the kauri-panelled staircase, unique stained glass windows, and ornate ceilings crafted by Wunderlich of Sydney. Organise a guided tour of the Old Government Buildings when planning your holiday with cheap flights Auckland to Wellington. The Italian Renaissance-style building was completed in 1876 and was designed to look like a palace. The building features two grand staircases, more than 140 rooms, and so many modern conveniences of the 19th century. Bibliophiles travelling on plane tickets to Wellington from Auckland should head to the three-storey home and library of William Turnbull. The home was built in 1916 and combines the architectural styles of Scottish Baronial, Queen Anne, and medieval. Turnbull held New Zealand’s largest private collection of books, with more than 55,000 items in his home. Tour the home’s library which was designed to hold more than 60,000 volumes and encompasses three rooms. Any The Lord of the Rings fans arriving at Wellington Airport (WLG) will want to explore the underground tunnels circling the grounds at Wright’s Hill. The labyrinth of concrete tunnels created the sound of dwarven mines of Middle Earth. However the LOTR movies is not the only draw for visitors to Wright’s Hill. The fortress itself was built during World War II and features trails, lookouts, and even the remnants of an oversized cannon.

Top Experiences For Visitors

Book cheap flights to Wellington from Auckland and then put those savings to a night tour at Zealandia. The tour showcasing New Zealand’s natural history includes a torch-light walk where you may see wētā, glow worms, and tuatara, as well as a life-size model of the extinct Moa and Haast’s eagle. A night tour can give tourists arriving on flights Auckland to Wellington an in-depth view of the eco-sanctuary and includes a walk through a predator-proof fence into Sanctuary Valley. Night tours can give a better view of the nocturnal wildlife such as kaka, weta, tuatara, and the elusive kiwi. Use your savings from booking Auckland to Wellington flights with Webjet and reserve your space on a The Lord of the Rings day tour. Pay attention to detailed commentary about the filming at various sites along the tour, and discover the magic behind the scenes as you tour the facilities at the Weta Cave where many of the props for LOTR were created. You can also see how the makeup artists created some of your favourite characters from movies such as LOTR, The Hobbit, Avatar, and more! Many tours also include a stop at Green Bel, which was the filming location for many of the Middle Earth scenes in the movie trilogy. You can jump on a wine tasting tour of the nearby Martinborough region after arriving on flights Auckland to Wellington. Take in the scenery along the way as you prepare for a day of tasting some of the best wines from boutique vineyards and meeting the craftsmen behind the incredible flavours.

The Best Time to Visit

With fewer crowds and pleasant weather, autumn Auckland to Wellington flights can make for a great holiday. March through May can experience daily highs near 15°C and may see increased rain showers as the season progresses. Early autumn visitors arriving on flights Auckland to Wellington can witness amazing festivals including National Jazz Festival, WOMAD and Wildfoods Festival. Winter is the best time to snap up the biggest deals on cheap flights Auckland to Wellington with Webjet. Travellers should expect low temperatures that dip to near 4°C and high gusts of winds. If you’re arriving on spring flights Auckland to Wellington, you may find slightly warmer temperatures and beautiful colours canvassing the city. Days may hover in the mid-15°C range as November draws near but be prepared for slight gusts of wind. Head to the Wellington Botanic Garden in late September to take part in Tulip Sunday or hang out in November for the Japan Festival of Wellington. Summer is the busiest travel season for anyone on flights Auckland to Wellington. You can experience long, sun-filled days with warm temperatures reaching up to 23°C. While the weather is truly sublime for exploring, you can also enjoy some summer festivals such as the Pasifika Festival, the Wine & Food Festival, and the Fringe Festival.