Wellington in New Zealand is the perfect place for a two-day trip. The capital of New Zealand is visited by thousands of tourists every single year. Many of whom use it as a city break in between big road trip adventures across the North and South Islands. In just 48 hours, you can visit many of the top attractions in the city centre because of its compact layout and easy accessibility. The city is easy to navigate, perfect for public transport use and has plenty of bustling culture and activities to entertain anyone that visits. From Te Papa to the Botanic Gardens, Cuba Street and Mount Victoria, there is just so much to see and do while in Wellington! Keep reading on below for how to spend 48 hours in Wellington.
No city break is complete without a good breakfast to fuel up for the activities ahead. Wellington has one of the best selections of cafes and breakfast restaurants in New Zealand. So, whether you’ve just touched down at the airport, or you’ve woken up from your hotel stay, you can easily find a great way to break your fast before heading out to explore. We recommend heading right into the city centre and checking out Squirrel NZ, Neo Cafe and Eatery, Scopa, or Fidel’s. Or just walk up and down the infamous Cuba Street and pop into one of the many cafes here. You won’t be disappointed!