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|Departure Date||Last Updated^|
|Thu 30 Nov||
$210* ONE WAY
|Thu 30 Nov
Updated on 28 Nov
$210 ONE WAY
Route information for flights from Nelson to Wellington
|Cheapest one-way price for the current month||from $210*|
|Cheapest one-way price over next 6 months||from $69*|
|Cheapest month||April 2024|
|Most expensive month||April 2024|
|Average flight time||55m|
Best activities to do with children in Wellington
If you’re booking flights from Nelson to Wellington with the family, everyone is bound to love Wellington Zoo. The fun-filled park is approximately 5 kilometres from Wellington Airport (WLG) , which is about a 10-minute drive, and is located on Daniell Street. It’s home to dozens of native animals as well as bears, crocodiles and cheetahs.
Wellington Cable Cars
The iconic Wellington Cable Car is a major tourist attraction that the kids will love when your Nelson to Wellington flights bring you to the NZ capital. The journey should only take around 10 minutes and ends in Kelburn, right next to the city’s botanical gardens.
If your children are big film fans, particularly of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, you need to think about booking flights from Nelson to Wellington to visit the fantastic Weta Workshop. This props and special effects company has played a pivotal role in New Zealand filmmaking and their tours are a fantastic way for youngsters to gain insight into the world of movie making. The workshop is approximately 6 kilometres from Wellington Airport (WLG). You can’t take pictures inside because you might give clues away about the next project that the crew are working on.
Oriental Bay Beach
When you book Nelson to Wellington flights for your family, it’s nice to be able to find something that everyone can enjoy. Oriental Bay Beach is the perfect place to visit for the day. The kids can busy themselves building sand castles and playing on the beach, while adults will have some time to relax, unwind and soak up a little sunshine. There’s a playground next to the beach and cafes to grab a bite to eat at as well. The most diner is Boat Cafe, which offers great sandwiches, salads and classic fish and chips. If you fly from Nelson to Wellington during summer, Oriental Bay Beach is a great place to take the family.
Top Wellington experiences
Mount Victoria Lookout
Mount Victoria Lookout boasts one of the best views of Wellington. To get to the scenic outlok, you can either drive or you can hike - the latter is especially suited to those feeling adventurous. There are several trails to the top that are popular with both tourists and locals on weekends.
Wellington gigs and events
As the capital of New Zealand, it’s no surprise that Wellington hosts some of the country’s best events. From the World of Wearable Arts Awards Show to the New Zealand Festival, there are dozens of gigs taking place across the city at all times of the year. When you book flights Nelson to Wellington, make sure that you look up what’s on during the dates that you’re away. You might be able to see one of your favourite bands or performances.
Te Papa Museum
Te Papa Museum is the country’s national museum and when you arrive, it doesn’t take long to see why. The museum has six floors and each tells the evolutionary story of the creation of New Zealand. There’s an interactive art gallery for children, an incredible Gallipoli display, a 495-kilogram squid, and much more weird and wonderful artefacts to amaze and enthral.
The cost of visiting Wellington
Wellington can be quite expensive if you want to eat in the city’s best restaurants and hotels. However, it is possible to visit and stick to a budget, especially if you’ve bought cheap flights Nelson to Wellington. There are several free things to do in Wellington, including visiting Oriental Bay Beach and the botanic gardens. On average, expect to spend around $40 on meals per day and $16 on local transportation. If you’re booking Nelson to Wellington flights as a couple, the average hotel price in Nelson is around $152.