What's Newtown like?
If you're in search of the perfect part of the city to explore, why not consider Newtown? Take time to see places such as Newtown Park and Wellington Zoo while you're here. Basin Reserve and ASB Sports Centre are a couple of places to see nearby.
How to get to Newtown
Newtown is located 1.9 mi (3 km) from the heart of Wellington.
- Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Newtown
- Paraparaumu (PPQ), 30.5 mi (49.1 km) from Newtown
Things to see and do in and around Newtown
Things to see near Newtown:
- Newtown Park (0.5 mi/0.8 km away)
- Massey University (0.8 mi/1.4 km away)
- Basin Reserve (0.9 mi/1.4 km away)
- ASB Sports Centre (1 mi/1.7 km away)
- Mount Victoria Lookout (1.4 mi/2.2 km away)
Things to do near Newtown:
- Wellington Zoo (0.6 mi/1 km away)
- St James Theatre (1.4 mi/2.3 km away)
- Cuba Street Mall (1.5 mi/2.4 km away)
- The Opera House (1.5 mi/2.4 km away)
- Te Papa (1.6 mi/2.5 km away)
When is the best time to visit Wellington?
- Hottest months: January, February, December, March (average 16°C)
- Coldest months: July, August, June, September (average 10°C)
- Rainiest months: June, July, August, October (average 89 mm of rainfall)