The State Highway One motorway ‘on’ and ‘off’ ramps are a moment’s drive away. Downtown Wellington, Parliament, Old St Paul’s Church and the attractions of the city are all within walking distance. The harbour is about twelve minutes stroll and further along the waterfront is the ‘Te Papa’ museum. A trip to Wellington is not something that needs to planned months in advance. Thanks to the web, you can find and take advantage of several deals on a tight schedule. The sooner you check the last minute deals from Expedia, the sooner you’ll be able to experience the unforgettable art and fashion, as well as many events that take place at the waterfront. The popularity of this city means that exciting events, from live jazz to food shows, take place every week. There is hardly a dull moment in this beautiful city, so don’t hesitate to plan your next vacation here.
Across the street at the Botanical Gardens, the Lady Norwood Rose Garden has spectacular formal gardens in front of the Begonia House Conservatory. The Main Gardens feature changing displays of bedding plants and flowers, and thousands of specimen shrubs and mature trees. The Cable Car connects the Lookout at the top of the Botanical Gardens to the heart of Lambton Quay in the city centre. Step back into history exploring the Historic Bolton Street Cemetery en route to the Parliament Buildings and the city centre.