Travelers are voting Mount Cook and Mount Victoria as the best peaks or summits near Wellington. There are 1 peak or summit near New Plymouth a city just 157 km from Wellington and 1 peak or summit near North Island Volcanic Plateau which is 163 km distant. The most popular of these are Mount Taranaki near New Plymouth and Mount Ruapehu in North Island Volcanic Plateau. You can find 2 peaks or summits in Wellington Region and 28 peaks or summits in the country of New Zealand. Our members favorite in Wellington Region is Mount Cook and Aoraki-Mount Cook is the top pick in New Zealand. Want more? Check out our map of peaks or summits near Wellington.