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Hire a cheap rental car in Wellington, to see the city in style
Wellington is New Zealand's capital city, at the bottom of the North Island. It's a compact city that bursts with culture, and hosts many events. It's also the transit point for the Interisland ferry service between the North and South Island.
Things you should know before booking your next drive
With so many different pickup locations to choose from, VroomVroomVroom will not only help you book in Wellington but also in over 30 locations throughout New Zealand. We also offer the option to pick up your rental car from Wellington Airport. Having your own transport will allow you to view the city from every angle. Here are some other bonuses for booking with VroomVroomVroom:
Book with the major suppliers - Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty and enjoy the ability to compare and book rental cars from the diverse fleets on offer.Book in advance when you plan your trip to NZ and arrange to rent a car. By booking in advance you will secure the best deal available for your time period. As they say, the early bird catches the worm.
No Cancellation Fees for a stress-free booking - We also offer the option to cancel your car rental booking at anytime with no fees. We know that life can sometimes throw you a curve ball and plans may need to change. So don't stress, VroomVroomVroom will not charge you for cancelling or modifying your car hire choice.
Great reasons for visiting Wellington soon
THINGS TO DO
Te Papa Museum
Address: 55 Cable St, Wellington
Crowned the world leader in interactive and visitor-focused displays, this national museum takes you on a journey through history, art and science. Apart from paying for parking if you drive your rental car to Te Papa, you won't have to pay anything else as admission is free. For the remainder of 2015, Te Papa is host to a ground breaking exhibition, 'Gallipoli - the scale of our War.' The exhibition combines the creativity of Weta Workshop, and the research expertise of our national museum, to remember the Gallipoli landings as never before.
Hours: 10am-6pm everyday & 10am-9pm on Thursdays
Address: 200 Daniell St, Newtown, Wellington
The name speaks for itself. Expect to feel one with nature as you stroll through the zoo, viewing many exotic and endangered animals. It's a great day out for young and old and with ample parking for your hire car available, you'll have plenty of time to spare for exactly what you want to see!
Cuba Street District
Cuba Street is THE place to be if you have an adventurous palate. Having the two most recent winners of the Cuisine New Zealand Restaurant of the Year Supreme Award, it is a foodie's dream come true. It is also arguably the coolest street in New Zealand, being the creative heart of Wellington. With its boutique shops and Bohemian feel, it attracts emerging artists, creatives, and coffee addicts alike.
Even better, try to visit during the weekend of Cubadupa Street Festival.
The Weta Cave
After the great success of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, it would be a travesty for Lord of the Rings fans to visit Wellington and not see where all of the 'magic' happened. With a trove of different film paraphernalia related to the vast collection of movies that Weta workshops have worked on, don't miss out on this piece of cinematic gold.
Hours: 9am-5.30pm 7 days
Located in Civic Square, this is a must see for those art lovers visiting the city of Wellington. There's ever changing exhibitions in a range of media, workshops, and special late night events.
Gourmet Wine Tour
Address: Martinborough, New Zealand
Visit the award-winning Martinborough wineries, taste fine local wines and have an exquisite gourmet meal. Tranzit Tours offers this incredible Gourmet Wine Tour with a small group departing from Wellington every day. This is an all inclusive tour that includes visits to four boutique vineyards, lunch in the picturesque Martinborough village, sweets, a cheese platter, local coffee and your transportation. You can choose to depart from Wellington by train, with scenic views of Wellington harbour and the Wairarapa valley, or you can depart from any Wairarapa town.
Staglands Wildlife Reserve
Address: Akatarawa Valley RD2 Upper Hutt, Wellington
Visit this unique wildlife reserve where you can easily feed local animals and interact with the wildlife. Staglands Wildlife Reserve is located in Akatarawa Valley, Upper Hutt. This is a must-see tourist attraction, ideal for families and all types of tourists who love nature. You can also have a picnic, BBQ or dine in at their cosy cafe.
Hours: open daily 9:30am – 5:00pm (Except Christmas Day)
Address: 223 Cuba Street, Wellington
CQ Wellington is a an award-winning and charming hotel located in the heart of the bustling Cuba Street District. It is close to Wellington main attractions such as the Wellington waterfront and Te Papa, restaurants, bars and shops. The hotel offers double and twin accommodation, exclusive suites, executive apartments, along with conference facilities, swimming pool, restaurant, cafe and bar. It is an ideal place for leisure or business travellers, and all can expect to experience a relaxed atmosphere.
Museum Art Hotel
Recipient of Tripadvisor's Certificate of Excellence in 2014 and featured in Freckle magazine, this accommodation offers a hotel experience unlike any other. From its somber black exterior with street-side brass sculpture to its invigorating interior, you will be taken on a journey through the mind of amazing NZ artists.
Want somewhere to stay that's classy and won't break the bank? Then Wellington's finest hostel is for you. With modern kitchen and bathroom facilities, spacious, clean rooms and friendly staff; you'll feel right at home. Check out a range of Wellington accommodation on Wotif.co.nz to compare and book all outstanding hotels in Wellington.
Hours: Wednesday to Friday: 12am to 2pm | Monday to Thursday: 5pm to 9pm | Friday and Saturday: 4:30pm to 9:30pm
Ortega Fish Shack
Ranked #1 of 636 Restaurants in Wellington, recipient of Tripadvisor's Certificate of Excellence 2014 and Awarded One Hat - NZ Good Food Awards 2014 "Cuisine Magazine", this fresh New Zealand seafood cuisine experience is a once in a life time opportunity that won't disappoint.
Hours: 5:30pm til late, Tue-Sat
For reservations call: 04 382 9559
The White House Restaurant
Consistently one of the top ranking restaurants in the city, and in smooth operation for over 20 years. This fine dining restaurant is set in the most expensive real estate area in wellington. Located on Oriental Bay waterfront, The Whitehouse Restaurant offers not only the finest view over the harbour, but also a menu rich in fresh local ingredients and elegance.
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Annual events to experience while in Wellington
Cubadupa Street Festival 19-20 March 2016
Cuba Street is fun anytime, but during this weekend Wellington's most iconic street becomes a magical playground of sound and taste, with Brazilian beats to groove to, and flash-mobs to join.