EXPLORE

The coolest little capital in the world

They don’t call us the coolest little capital for nothing. A vibrant arts scene, lively nightlife, the birthplace of New Zealand coffee culture and now the craft beer revolution, the cultural and culinary capital, the home of WOW – the World of Wearable Arts. Compact and cosmopolitan, you don’t have to wander far from the hotel to find world-class food, wine, beer, shopping, entertainment, markets, museums, galleries, walks, parks, outdoor adventures and more. Here are some places to explore when you’re here.

Park Hotel Wellington Guide
The Park Hotel Guide to Wellington (click the map to zoom)
Te Papa Museum

The Museum of New Zealand Tongarewa, Te Papa - 18 min walking distance.

Explore New Zealand's past, present and future at Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum and current home to the world-class exhibition Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War.

Te Papa Museum

The Museum of New Zealand Tongarewa, Te Papa - 18 min walking distance.

Explore New Zealand's past, present and future at Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum and current home to the world-class exhibition Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War.

Vodafone on the Quay & Midland Park - 1 min walking distance. Businesses of all sorts call the 25 stories of Vodafone on the Quay home - Microsoft, Fonterra and Rabobank, to name a few - and when it comes time to grab lunch or to catch up with friends the nearby Midland Park that sits just across the road from our Lambton Quay entrance is the place to go for a sun-soaked break from the daily grind.

The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa - 18 min walking distance. Explore New Zealand's past, present and future at Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum and current home to the world-class exhibition Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War.

Wellington Waterfront - 6 min walking distance. Walk, bike or ride your way along Wellington’s stunning waterfront harbour to Oriental Bay and explore the numerous artworks, sculptures and heritage trails along the way. It’s also home to the Wellington Museum and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Always something going on, time your visit right and you’ll find yourself celebrating with the locals.