|Tennis court rent (1 hour on weekend)||$23.85|
|One-way ticket (local transport)||$3.47|
|Water bottle (0.33 liter)||$2.45|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$1 269.08|
|Local draught beer||$6.94|
|Internet (6 Mbps, unlimited data)||$68.51|
|1 Pair of Jeans||$101.33|
|Loaf of white bread||$2.51|
Traveling is the ultimate cure for the tired soul. It's no surprise though that New Zealand's Wellington is one of the ultimate travel destinations. Also known as the Windy City, Wellington is also the capital of New Zealand.
What tourists will easily notice in Wellington is its natural beauty that features a dazzling seascape surrounded by scenic hills. It actually offers a blend of city life and nature. As tourism is one of the major industries in this small but lively city, travelers can already get their fill of important information at the Wellington Visitor Information Centre in Civic Square along Wakefield Street.
Cheap flights to Wellington are directed at the Wellington International Airport which serves flights from Auckland, Rotorua, Christchurch, Hamilton, Blenheim, and Nelson. International cheap flights to Wellington from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne are also available every day.
One of the must-sees in Wellington is the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa at Cable Street. Admission is free although particular exhibitions might require minimal fees. The museum features a good look of the country's Maori culture. It is best known for its engage interactive displays that will redefine your best museum experience.
Further take the beauty of the city in at the Mount Victoria Lookout. Frequented by photographers, the point provides a good view of the Cook Strait, the sail ships and the hills surrounding Wellington. Don't forget to take a souvenir picture here!
Experience the Wellington Cable Cars running from Lambton Quay to Kelburn. You can take the cable car after you've seen the Lookout. It's also a good point to explore the Botanical Garden at Glenmore Street. The 26-hectare garden offers an overwhelming beauty composed of exotic forests, breathtaking floral displays and native bushes. It also houses the famous Lady Norwood Rose Garden.
With thousands of visitors flocking to the city, there are many choices for hotels in Wellington. There are budget inns and hotels perfect for those looking for practical accommodations. Luxury hotels are also available for travelers seeking everything posh. There are also mid-range accommodations that would suit every budget.
Wellington is truly one of the vacation spots you'd want in your bucket list. You'll never go wrong with the sights and sounds this city offers.