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City Focus: Wellington

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City Focus: Wellington

This week we turn the focus to Wellington for a quick taste of what the city of has to offer.

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city and can be found on the North Island. It really is a beautiful part of the world, much as the rest of New Zealand. One of the best views you will get of the city is from the Wellington Cable Car. This ascending journey will bring you from Lambton Quay to the Botanic Gardens and offers some amazing views of the city and its coastline. It’s not expensive to take a ride in the cable car so make sure you give it a try.

Wellington’s nightlife comes highly recommended so make sure you plan a night out in the city. There are a great selection of bars and restaurants on offer around Wellington with Courtenay Place being the popular and busy choice. Here you will find a lot of bars, buskers and general entertainment.

And to get your head down for a few hours sleep in Wellington make sure you stay in one of these top rated hostels: Moana Lodge, YHA Wellington City, or Nomads Capital Backpackers

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