The rich culture, modern dining scene, and warm ambience make Wellington an exciting place to visit during winter.
Jazz and beer
How better to spend a cold winter evening in and around some of the best hotels in Wellington the likes of Oaks Wellington Hotel while listening to some live jazz and warming up to some good beer? Also, the Wellington Jazz Festival takes place in early June and is an ideal way to kick start the winter season.
Check out some galleries
Escape the cold winds outdoors and get lost in the beautiful work featured at the galleries in Wellington. Some of the famous galleries include the City Gallery and the galleries around Cuba Street.
Go on a gastronomical journey
Warm, tasty food is an integral part of cold winters and Wellington has the best to offer. From small cottage-like restaurants which serve hearty homemade food, to high-end restaurants that serve fusion cuisine, you have plenty to choose from.
A visit to Mount Wellington
Taste exquisite wine and have a luxurious experience at Mount Wellington. You might even bump into an exciting wedding party while you are up there as it is a favourite location for festivities.
Go for a show at the Opera House
The Wellington Opera House hosts a variety of shows from ballets, music, and drama. Catch a show while you are in Wellington for yet another warm and wonderful evening.