Attractions Nearby Wellington, Day Trips and Excursions

(Wellington, North Island, New Zealand NZ)

Attractions Nearby WellingtonWellington is near to an enormous variety of top tourist attractions, heritage sites, stunning scenery, coastal regions, walking / tramping trails and areas of extreme natural beauty, all within easy reach of Wellington city centre. Popular attractions nearby Wellington include the regions, towns and cities of Hutt Valley, Days Bay, the Kapiti Coast, Otaki, Paraparaumu, Paekakariki, Waikanae, and Wairarapa Coast, which stretches from Palliser Bay to Castlepoint, with spectacular views across to New Zealand's nearby South Island on fine days.

There is always a wealth of inviting attractions and things to see and do nearby Wellington and day excursions around Wellington and other nearby areas of New Zealand's North Island have become extremely popular.

Attractions Nearby Wellington

Hutt Valley

Located close to Wellington, the Hutt Valley is home to the small cities of Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, the scenic Hutt River and a host of things to explore. The Hutt Valley is within easy reach of central Wellington and attractions around the Hutt Valley area include:

Kapiti Coast

Kapiti Coast is within easy reach of Wellington and is home to a number of peaceful beaches, large expanses of coastline and many other attractions. A popular excursion from Wellington, attractions around Kapiti Coast include:


The Wairarapa area can be found to the east and north-east of Wellington and is named after the region's enormous Wairarapa Lake. Mainly a sheep-raising district containing over three million sheep, attractions around the Wairarapa area include: