NAPIER – WELLINGTON 319 KMS – 4H35
Capital of New Zealand, Wellington is built as an amphitheatre facing the huge bay overlooking the Cook Strait and the South Island. Its colorful wooden houses add an air of holiday. With more than 50 museums and galleries, 3 professional theatres, the seat of the Royal Ballet and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Wellington can also boast to be the capital of Art and Culture in New Zealand.
- Breakfast at your accommodation
- Head to Wellington via the wine-growing region of Wairarapa and Greytown, the first settlement settled by settlers in the 19th
- En route you will be able to stop at
“Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu”, the longest name in the world.
- Visit the National Museum Te Papa, the very pretty church “Old St Paul Cathedral” decorated with woodwork and the buildings of the Parliament of New Zealand.
- Stroll through the old Thorndon neighborhood to the old Victorian buildings.
- Take the funicular to the botanical gardens on the heights of the city.