What is Wellington Like for Family-Friendly Vacations?
If you have been trying to find the perfect family-friendly place for a vacation, you might want to think about welcoming Wellington. Here you'll find an interesting array of family activities sure to delight both kids and parents alike. From the museums to the shopping, Wellington has lots of things to see and do that everyone will enjoy. Spend a day checking out attractions like TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Cable Car and Michael Fowler Centre. When you're ready to relax after a day of sightseeing with the family, Wellington has a variety of places to stay, such as family hotels with pools and hotels with family suites. No matter what you want, Wellington has different types of accommodations for families so you have a variety to choose from.
What Are Some of the Best Hotels in Wellington?
Top hotel picks in and around Wellington:
Microtel by Wyndham WellingtonCity-center hotel in Te Aro
- Free WiFi • Cafe
James Cook Hotel Grand ChancellorLuxury hotel with conference center, near St Paul's Cathedral
- Free WiFi • 2 restaurants • 2 bars • Fitness center • Walkable location
DoubleTree by Hilton WellingtonUpscale hotel in city center in Wellington CBD
- Restaurant • 24-hour fitness center • Bar • 24-hour front desk • Central location
Bolton HotelLuxury hotel in Wellington CBD with indoor pool, bar
- Free WiFi • Restaurant • Spa tub • Fitness center • Central location
Ibis WellingtonCity-center hotel, steps from Lambton Quay
- Restaurant • Bar • 24-hour front desk • Central location
What Should I See and Do with Kids in Wellington?
You'll find that Wellington and the surrounding area provides many entertaining things to see and do while you're out and about with the kids. Here are some ideas to make your getaway both memorable and educational:
- Museum of Wellington City and Sea
- Carter Observatory
- Botanic Gardens
- Mount Victoria Lookout
- Te Papa
- Cable Car Museum
- Colonial Cottage Museum
Museums & Art Galleries
- Lambton Quay
- Cuba Street Mall
- Oriental Parade