Queens Birthday Weekend

The Dowse Art Museum

The Dowse has cosy nooks to take a breather from a hectic schedule and enjoy fantastic art. Once you've topped up your "me" time the Mine shop has gorgeous locally-crafted jewellery and ceramics, books and designer products to brighten up your day.


Celebrate at Days Bay Pavillion

What better way to toast in the Wellington 2017 International Jazz Festival than with a pre-jazz fest celebration starring "Me-n-Bob" Trio at the Pavillion in Days Bay, Eastbourne! Listen to an eclectic mix of standards including jazz tinged with blues, lounge, pop and soft-rock.


Movie, Oli and Mi 

Dinner and cinema here we go! Our neighbours at Oli and Mi Kitchen can serve up a relaxed dinner or quick pre-movie tapas before heading to the warm comfy Light House Cinema Petone to enjoy a glass of red while you escape. 


Eat, drink and be merry! 

Enjoy a London experience at Queen of Jackson, pack a picnic for the great outdoors, have a special night out soaked in sunsets or grab a quick bite to eat. Enjoy our Hutt hospitality


Chocolate for the Soul

You deserve the best. And, that's exactly the type of chocolate you will find at The Chocolate Story in Petone and Zany Zeus in Moera. These treats have been road-tested by superstars from near and far and found to be unashamedly delicious.


Get fired up!

Staglands has a stunning log building with an open fire, outdoor seating, BBQ/Picnic area and a sumptuos menu.

Buzz around on indoor karts at Daytona Raceway in Seaview.

And, if winter means an extra dose of adventure... Blue or grey skies, Quad Bike Expeditions are spectacular.

Head to the Turakirae Head seal colony or atop hills with stunning views to the South Island. You’ll be snug and dry inside the jackets and gloves provided.