By performing your internship in Wellington, you will benefit above all from an exceptional geographical framework and the neighbouring nature which is absolutely splendid.
Wellington is the capital and has the second biggest population of New Zealand. Ideally located between the beaches of the Kapiti Coast and several mountain ranges like the Rimutaka or Wairarapa mountains, you can enjoy great outdoor activities such as walking/hiking, tramping, mountain biking, kayaking, sailing and diving.
However, the city has much more than its natural environment to offer, with very rich cultural and sports programs. As an intern in Wellington, you will make the most of the nightlife by going out to bars, theatres, cinemas, shows, music festivals, students parties or All Blacks matches. The city is known for fine restaurants and its cafe culture – it has more cafes per head than New York!
Transport to your accommodation from Wellington Airport
Upon arrival pass through immigration and customs first. After such a long flight you
would maybe like to take a Taxi to your accommodation. But if you are into saving some
money right away, you can also consider taking the train or airport shuttle.
Taxi administration hours are Monday to Friday from 7.30am to 5.00pm.
Charges: $25 Annual Fee
: $20 Airport Access Cart
- Approximately $30 to $40 – about 20 minutes
- The taxi journey between the airport and central city can take up to 40 minutes during peak traffic periods. If you’re travelling to the airport by taxi, make sure you allow plenty of time.
$3.50 – $5.50 per person, about 30 minutes
The Stagecoach Airport Flyer service runs from the airport every 20 minutes from 6.35am to 9.25pm Monday – Friday, and from 7am to 8.45pm on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. See the Airport Flyer timetable. Airport Flyer departs from the southern end of the airport terminal, level 0 (exit from baggage claim doors on level 0 and turn right).
The route passes through the city centre and continues to Lower Hutt. The fare depends on how far you are travelling.
Approximately $20 for one person, $25 for two – about 25 minutes
A shuttle is a cost effective way to travel into the city. Discounts apply if two or more people are travelling together – $5 per additional person. Shuttles are normally shared with other passenger groups. The journey between the airport and the city centre can take up to 40 minutes at peak traffic times or when there are several drop-offs along the way.