In this article, you'll find 6 free things to do in Wellington! You can do fun things in Wellington, without having to pay! So if you're in this city in New Zealand, you should really consider doing these six activities!
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1. Enjoy the view from Mount Victoria
This hill is 196 metres high and the view is magnificent! It's not only a great experience to enjoy this gorgeous view, but it's also fun to walk up to Mount Victoria!
2. Visit the National Museum of Wellingon, Te Papa
Te Papa is the national museum of New Zealand and it is located in the Cable Street in Wellington. The museum is very popular, with over 1.5 million visitors per year. In the museum, you'll learn about the history, culture and nature of New Zealand. Also, it's free to visit the museum! However, you can donate money if you want to.
3. Visit one of the free gardens
Wellington has four gardens and you can visit them all for free! The gardens are:
- Botanic Garden, Thorndon
- Truby King Park, Melrose
- Otari Wilton's Bush, Wilton
- Bolton Street Cemetery.
It's the perfect activity to do on a lovely summer day! You can walk by all the gardens and compare them to each other and find out which one you like most. Also, if you like photography, you can make beautiful photos there.
4. Do a free walking tour with the app Welly Walks
With the app Welly Walks, which you can download here, you can do multiple free walking tours in Wellington!
Also, the walking tours in the app are available in many languages. The languages are Italian, English, Hebrew, Dutch, German, French, Japanese, Bulgarian, Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Swedish, Spanish, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Romanian and Norwegian Bokmål.
5. Homegrown Music Festival
Homegrown is a music festival that has been held every year since 2008 in Wellington. If you're lucky, it is held when you are visiting Wellington. The festival is much fun and there's great music!
6. Visit the Mary of the Angels Church
The St Mary of the Angels Church was built in 1843 and From the inside, the chuch is also magnificent. I would definitely advice walking by the church if you're interested in architecture!
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