Wellington is the capital and second-most crowded urban territory of New Zealand, with 418,500 inhabitants. It is situated at the south-western tip of the North Island, between Cook Strait and the Remutaka Range. Wellington is the significant populace focus of the southern North Island, and is the authoritative focal point of the Wellington Region. It is the world's southernmost capital of a sovereign state. Wellington includes a calm sea atmosphere, and is the world's windiest city.
When is the best time to fly from Manila to Wellington? According to WeatherSparks, the best time to fly to Wellington is from late December to early March. This is due to during this period, the temperature is adequate for a holiday season, as it is not too cold.
For flights from Manila, Philippines to Wellington, the origin airport will be the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) or known locally as NAIA for short, meanwhile the destination airport will be the Wellington International Airport (WLG). The travelling time from the Philippines to Wellington varies as it can take from 18 hours on average depending on the amount of transits and the travel time.
NAIA is 13 km away from Metro Manila. During peak hours, the traffic could go up to 40 minutes to travel to NAIA. The traffic is known to be unexpected, thus it is best to schedule your time carefully for your flights to Wellington. Wellington International Airport on the other hand is 9 kilometers away from the city. This takes about 30 minutes drive from the airport to the city.
There are quite a limited number of airlines that provide flight routes to Wellington. Here in Traveloka, the main airlines providing from the Philippines to Wellington are Qantas and Singapore Airlines. There are no direct flights for this specific flight route and the average transits you will have to endure is about 1 to 2 transits.
How is the weather like in Manila and Wellington? For Manila, there are two primary seasons; wet and dry. According to WeatherSparks, throughout the year, the average temperature varied from 74 degrees Fahrenheit to 93 degrees Fahrenheit. However, from the same source, it stated that the temperature rarely goes below 71 degrees Fahrenheit or above 96 degrees Fahrenheit.
For Wellington, there are two primary seasons; summer and winter. According to WeatherSparks, throughout the year, the average temperature varied from 45 degrees Fahrenheit to 68 degrees Fahrenheit. However, from the same source, it stated that the temperature rarely goes below 38 degrees Fahrenheit and exceeds 74 degrees Fahrenheit.
Wellington Botanic Garden - Enjoy the scenic and peaceful botanic garden cared by the locals. It covers about 25 hectares of land on the side of the hill and it is very beautiful. It opens all day every day and will make a pretty good background for your pictures.
Wellington Cable Car - Take a ride on Wellington Cable Car that rises 120 meters above ground and over a length of 612 meters. The operation time from Monday to Friday is from 7 am to 10 pm, on Saturdays from 8:30 am to 10 pm and on Sundays are 8:30 am to 9 pm. Ticket fares for adult is $5 for one way and $9 for return; children (5-15 years old) is $2.50 for one way and $4.50 for return; and family packages ranges from $16 to $22 for return.
Zealandia Ecosanctuary - Formerly known as the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, this a protected area for the restorations of over 225 hectares forest land. It is a good place to visit for nature enthusiast. The ecosanctuary is open from 9 am to 5 pm every day.