Hens Party Ideas in Wellington

Is one of your girlfriends soon to be married, and are you the lucky one to organize her bachelorette party in Wellington? Then you’re in for a treat: Wellington is a beautiful city, with plenty of variety in activities to offer. In need of some inspiration for your next Hens party? Then keep reading to find out our favourite tips for Hens activities in Wellington.

The beauty of Wellington

Wellington is a city of true beauty, surrounded by nature and fueled with creative energy. The city has a great mix to offer in culture, history, nature, and cuisine. You can relax at Oriental Bay, the inner-city’s beach while drinking a cocktail, go to art galleries or a theatre show, or organise adrenaline-inducing outdoor activities for the bride-to-be. So no matter if your sister or best friend loves to relax, go clubbing, or go on an adventure: Wellington is the place to be for your next Hens party!

Psst… are you still undecided on where the wedding ceremony should be? In that case, Wellington is also a great option to consider! From beach locations to industrial spaces, or in nature, Wellington has beautiful wedding locations for all. 

Wellington for your next hen's party

Being the nation’s capital, Wellington is a place where you ladies are going to have one heck of a Hens party. The south of the North Island is filled with beautiful beaches, but there’s also urban city life. If your Hens party is going for the weekend you can switch up a relaxing day at the beach with the nightlife of Wellington. The city has lots of bars and clubs to go out to at night. And even if your party is more on the adventurous side, Wellington also has plenty of fun activities to offer such as paintball and Gokarting.

Our favourite tips for an unforgettable hens party

If you’re organizing a hens party the nightlife usually gets the most attention. But what is an unforgettable party without a little bit of surprise? Exactly: nothing! Make sure all your girlfriends will have a day to remember by trying one of these fun activities:

Cocktail making workshop

We all love cocktails, right? Become your own pro cocktail maker by following a class. Cocktails (and mocktails) are awesome and always get the party going, and a cocktail-making workshop is one of the best pre-parties you can ask for. Give yourself and your girlfriends a day full of laughs as the pro bartender teaches you all how to mix, shake, stir, and pour several cocktail recipes. And who knows… perhaps you’ll discover your new favourite cocktail here. Make sure not to miss out on this fun activity!

Wellington Full Day Sightseeing Tour

On this amazing private tour, you will see the top attractions Wellington city has to offer! You and your girlfriends will be driven around the rugged coastline to Red Rocks with the South Island providing the backdrop.

Discover the stunning views from Mt Victoria, ride the Cable Car and wander through the Botanical Gardens, before visiting Old St Paul’s Church and Parliament grounds with the iconic Beehive building

Lunch is served at a Chocolate Fish cafe by the beach and you will get to tour Peter Jackson’s film empire at Weta Cave. If you and your girlfriends are from outside of Wellington and always wanted to see everything the city has to offer; then is the one for you!

Martinborough Full-Day Wine Tour

This fun and exciting tour to the vineyards of Martinborough is sure to make one blast of a day!  Taste the region’s exquisite wines and also stop at places of extraordinary natural beauty on the way. The drive on this tour will go through the Hutt Valley region, and you’ll also visit the Lord of the Rings filming site at the Kaitoke Regional Park and walk across the swing bridge. You and your girlfriends will enjoy wine tasting at three different vineyards and enjoy a platter-style lunch at one of them.

The tour also includes a walk through the historic township of Greytown where the main street is lined with Victorian architecture. The town also has several boutiques and quirky local stores such as art and craft shops. If the bride-to-be is both a wine lover and loves discovering the cultural side of the region, this activity will surely make this Hens party unforgettable!

Martinborough Foodie Half Day Tour

For the real foodies! Enjoy a 5-hour return guided tour over the spectacular Remutaka Ranges to the Wairarapa region, home of world-class culinary producers.

The first stop is at C’est Cheese factory and cafe where you’ll enjoy a tasting platter of locally made cheeses. You’ll continue up to Greytown for a tasting of some of chocolatier Murray Langham’s amazing chocolates at Schoc Chocolates. The third stop is in the world-class wine region of Martinborough famous for its pinot noir.

The final stop is at the Martinborough Memorial Square in the center of town and allows you and your friends to tailor the tour to your tastes. You’ll choose one final tasting stop from Olivo extra virgin and infused olive oils, Martinborough craft brewery paddles, a local vineyard or cafe lunch, The Martinborough Sweet Shop, or the Wine Bank. This final stop is dependent on which season it is at that moment, and at the guest’s expense.

Martinborough Wine and Wild Coast Tour from Wellington

On his full-day tour, your expert local guide will guide you and your girlfriends as you take a scenic drive over the Remutaka Ranges, where you will enjoy wine tastings at a selection of Martinborough wineries. Lunch will be served at a vineyard restaurant before the tour heads to the south Wairarapa coast. You’ll visit the rugged coastal village of Ngawi and the North Island’s largest permanent seal colony as well as a drive-by of the famed “Paths of the Dead” from Lord of the Rings, the Putangirua Pinnacles. Finally, you’ll climb the steps to the Cape Palliser Lighthouse for epic sweeping sea views before heading to the Lake Ferry Hotel on the edge of Lake Onoke for dinner. This 10-hour tour takes in a variety of stunning landscapes in the greater Wellington region and is a must-see if you see the chance to put it somewhere in your already busy party schedule.

Boat party!

Wellington has lots of boat parties to offer, and if you’re in Wellington for your Hens party this is an amazing idea! You can book your private party boat and get on the water during the night, or if you’re up for it: also during the day. Make sure to bring some good tunes and drinks to get the party started! And if you’re not done partying after you can hit one of the many nightclubs in Wellington afterward!

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