Serving as the capital city of New Zealand since 1862, Wellington is located at the south-western tip of the North Island at Cook Strait. This third largest city of New Zealand, surrounded by hills and a rugged coastline is dominated by an arts-scene, cultural events, and Central Business District commercial activities. A vibrant city which boasts of a stunning harbor, Wellington offers a slice of the exquisite New Zealand scenery along with heritage, fine food, nightlife and entertainment. Alongside excellent walking and biking trails, there are quite a few beautiful wineries and vineyards which are at driving distances close to Wellington.
Showcased as the ‘coolest little capital in the World’, tourism is a major contributor to the local Wellington economy. Due to a compact tourist infrastructure, this capital city has witnessed a rapid rise of visitors within the last two years. Cruise tours to Wellington are undergoing a major boom together with conference tourism which is gaining popularity, thanks to a rewarding hotel and restaurant network excellently managing these guest events.