Wellington, New Zealand Cruise Port, 2024, 2025 and 2026 Cruises to Wellington, New Zealand | The Cruise Web

Wellington, New Zealand Cruise Port

The capital of New Zealand is a small welcoming city that embodies all that New Zealand has to offer. It is home to several shops and galleries. You’ll find the country’s natives, the Maori, are represented in much of the art, dance and theater. Wellington is also a beautiful landscape, sitting along the harbor and bordered by mountains. Its incredible scenery has made it a go-to spot for filming. You might recognize it from the Lord of the Rings movies or District 9. This city is also filled with beautiful cafes and restaurants where you can try local wines or pavlova, the national dessert. Featured below are some of our favorite things to do when cruising to Wellington, New Zealand:

  • Learn more about New Zealand, from its unique flora and animals to its history of earthquakes, at the Museum of New Zealand. This museum has a Maori meetinghouse, outdoor forest and simulated bungee jump.
  • Explore the shores of New Zealand when you walk along the coast where red rocks have formed. Don’t be surprised to stumble upon a seal colony.
  • Take a cable car ride to get a feel for the friendly faces of Wellington. You’ll also experience amazing views from atop Wellington’s mountains.
  • Learn about the booming film industry in New Zealand when you visit the Weta Cave Workshop, where Peter Jackson and his crew work to produce the exciting scenes from his award-winning films. 

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