A luxe long weekend in WELLINGTON

Wellington knows how to do style, and with major international sport, concerts and festivals, to exhibitions, family events and community celebrations, the city is set to thrill audiences throughout the year., it’s the perfect place to go luxe and spend a few days indulging in some of the best experiences the creative capital has to offer.


Begin your stay in Wellington as you mean to go on, by getting straight into rest and relaxation mode at lovely East Day Spa. Take a trip to a tropical oasis where east meets west and enjoy a range of massages and treatments that soothe the senses and rejuvenate your mind and body. The signature Shanti massage is a super-blissful, rhythmic flowing experience 


Wellington dining institution Logan Brown is still one of the city’s top. high-end dining options. Understated luxury and elegant surroundings are the perfect setting to enjoy exquisite dishes with optional wine matching. Their famous paw ravioli will delight your taste buds. Early bookings are available, allowing time for dinner before you attend WOW. 


Spoil yourself at QT Wellington, a creative and enchanting hotel that has art and luxury at the centre of everything it does. Walk into the lobby and you’ll be welcomed by one of the largest collections of contemporary New Zealand art. The creativity continues at in-house restaurant Hippopotamus with exquisite French-influenced cuisine by executive chef Jiwon Do in a glamorous setting with stunning views over Wellington Harbour. 

Wellington Bar


Wellington is renowned for its creativity, so fill your day with art and fashion. The city is home to a treasure trove of art, from City Gallery Wellington Te Whare Toi and Te Papa to a host of individual art galleries where you can browse and buy. If a little retail therapy is in order, the city is home to some of New Zealand’s best homegrown fashion brands. Visit Luc Store, Kowtow, and Yu Mei to name just a handful. 


To experience a different type of creative experience, book a behind-the-scenes tour at Wellington Chocolate Factory where you can discover their bean-to-bar ethos and try your hand at creating your own chocolate bar. 


Add a bit of thrill to your stay as you take to the skies for a Wharekauhau Heli-Lunch with Wellington Helicopters. Take off from the city waterfront and enjoy spectacular views of the coastline, Remutaka Range and Orongorongo Valley as a short trip takes you to Palliser Bay and Wharekauhau Country Estate. Here, you can experience a sumptuous degustation lunch and enjoy some wine at the luxury lodge. Afterwards, it’s just a hop, skip and a jump back to the city. 

Heli Lunch

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