Best Summer Day Trips from Wellington

A view of a white light house at dusk at Castlepoint in New Zealand.
Got nothing planned for the weekend? There are plenty of options for an impromptu day trip from Wellington - here are some of the best.

Iris Store + Studio

The front window inside Iris Store + Studio in Wellington.
Place Wellington
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Nestled in a creative corner of Wellington and surrounded by like-minded boutique neighbours, Iris Store + Studio is much more than a one-stop shop for all your beauty needs.

Hoi Studio

Reformer pilates studio in Miramar.
Place Wellington
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Hoi is a Pilates studio in Miramar with a wholesome philosophy of laughter and light-heartedness in movement.

Commonsense Wellington City

Crates of fresh produce.
Place Wellington
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For all things organic, Commonsense Organics is the place to visit – and luckily for Wellingtonians there are four stores to choose from.

Commonsense Kilbirnie

A woman at work in the aisles.
Place Wellington
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A boutique and thoughtful shopping experience.