Sitting on New Zealand
’s North Island
, Porirua is Wellington
’s cultural and political hub and comes with a variety of interesting things to keep you amused and entertained. With good shopping, lively markets, varied places to eat, and enough attractions to keep you busy for a few days, why not combine a short stay in Porirua with your Wellington break? We have a great selection of Porirua accommodation available, so whether you’re visiting for business or for pleasure, have a look today and let us take care of your bookings for a hassle-free trip.
Take a stroll along the scenic harbour, enjoy the beautiful views from Colonial Knob, and see the varied wildlife at Pauatahanui Inlet. Plimmerton Beach is within easy reach of Porirua centre and is a good place to relax, unwind, and people watch. It is also a great place for sailing and surfing. For even more watery fun, check out Te Rauparaha Arena and Aquatic Centre where the whole family can enjoy the pools, slides, sauna, river, spa and rest areas. The Aotea Lagoon and Adrenalin Forest offer even more fun, and there is also a golf course in town for those who want to tee off in style!
Art lovers will enjoy Pataka Art and Museum, and for a culture injection you should visit Takapuwahia Marae, which is the headquarters of the Ngati Toa Tribe. For lots of recreation options, visit Battle Hill Farm Forest Park where you can hike, cycle and go horse riding. Within easy reach you can visit the many delights of Wellington, as well as the pretty beaches of Kapiti Coast, and you can also see the magnificent views from Paekakariki Hill.
We have great range of cheap flights to Wellington
from a variety of airports, as well as a good range of accommodation in Porirua, so add Porirua to your travel list, make your arrangements, and see what this town has in store.
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