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What’s near Booklovers

Wellington is a compact city, you can walk from Booklovers to:

  • The closest restaurants (Greek and Thai) at the bottom of Pirie St, 5 mins.
  • Courtenay Place - cafes, live theatre (Bats and Downstage) and cinemas (The Embassy, Paramount), Whitcoulls bookshop within 10 mins.
  • Te Papa/national museum within 15 mins.
  • Downtown: Lambton Quay/The Terrace etc within 30 mins.
  • Mount Victoria summit – through the green belt bush/forest next to house in 20 mins.
  • Oriental Bay beachfront, promenade and Freyberg swimming pool – either through bush tracks or by road, within 20 mins.
  • Oriental Bay Oriental Parade, Wellington

We give you maps with Booklovers marked, and copies of Sarah Bennett’s guidebook The Best of Wellington.

By bus:

  • Take a Railway Station bus from across the road – via Courtenay Place, Cuba St, Lambton Quay.
  • Take a No 2, 5 or 6 bus from Wellington Railway Station to Booklovers (via Lambton Quay, Courtenay Place). Ask the driver for “the stop before the bus tunnel” and get off in front of Booklovers.
  • To go to Zealandia/Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, take a No 3 bus from Courtenay Place – and get off after bus goes through a tunnel.

For information on bus and train timetables, phone 04 801 7000.

To see what’s on in Wellington during your stay, www.WellingtonNZ.com or www.eventfinder.co.nz

For more information on New Zealand topics visit www.teara.govt.nz and events www.nzlive.com