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Wellington Underground Market

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Address: Jervois Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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+64 21 389 369
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Hours:
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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An Underground market hidden on the picturesque Wellington Waterfront!...

An Underground market hidden on the picturesque Wellington Waterfront! There are arts, crafts, clothes, unique finds, things of interest for all ages, plenty of room to walk around and a good choice of food stalls. Stay for lunch or grab an organic fair trade coffee while you wander. *Open Saturday 10-4 and Also open Sundays 10am to 4pm during Sept/Oct school holidays and in December pre Christmas. We close Christmas/New Year period

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Grabbed loads of bargains here. Only open Saturdays I think. I bought an awesome bracelet for only $7 and some incense sticks and we had some delish paella for lunch. We live in... read more

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26 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Grabbed loads of bargains here. Only open Saturdays I think. I bought an awesome bracelet for only $7 and some incense sticks and we had some delish paella for lunch. We live in the Hutt Valley and we got the train into Wellington, as it can be crazy and take you ages to find a park.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic colourful Market, lots of naturally things and friendly sellers.I find some very interest things, for example so nice hand made paper card what is beauty story, this Chinese men, he did amazing house or boat or love card what is really unique piece .I love it hand made candle and jade and some of different clothes. I recommending everyone.

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UndergroundMarket, Manager at Wellington Underground Market, responded to this review

Thanks for your wonderful comment. More 

Auckland
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The afternoon that I've been there they didn't have too many shops selling things. But I liked the options of handmade arts for my home too.

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Napier, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in for a look, some interesting different goodies and well worth a visit. Loved the felt hats. Easy to get to.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I put this place in my itinerary when researching on places to visit in Wellington and made a special trip down to the underground market. It was small, had fewer stall holders than I expected and selling clothes, soy candles, artistic magnets, notebooks, coin jewellery (who will ever wear that?), palm reading and other things that you don't really need.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Oh boy did it rain when we were in Wellington! The first day was a Saturday that coincided with dragon boat races along part of the harbour. The poor rowers were WET and cold! But when we realised we were close to the underground market we were delighted. The range of stalls was good and we were able to chat... More 

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UndergroundMarket, Manager at Wellington Underground Market, responded to this review

Thankyou so much for your thorough review. So glad you enjoyed yourself. More 

McKinleyville, California
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

We love markets, underground or night, produce or crafts, and anxiously sought this one out when we were in Wellington. We were a bit disappointed in the low number of booths with local artists, though we were happy to find one young man who did some good pictures of local places. The food choices were very limited and not as... More 

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UndergroundMarket, Manager at Wellington Underground Market, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We are always growing and welcome you to return soon. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The market is under cover so good in all weather... great variety of stalls --- food, clothing, arts, crafts etc. Located underneath Frank Kitts Park....

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UndergroundMarket, Manager at Wellington Underground Market, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Look forward to having you back at the Underground Market. More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

a little tired now. Not its former self. Needs some serious oomph. I would love to see this regenerate as Welly needs a good indoor market again

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Thank cleancuisine
UndergroundMarket, Manager at Wellington Underground Market, responded to this review

Thankyou for your feedback. We are sorry you experience was not so good. Please come back again. More 

New Zealand
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Always something to look at whether your are a visitor or Wellingtonian. Not huge market by world standards but quite charming in that you can talk to the actual makers of the articles for sale. Small variety of foods but always something to choose from and a small number of tables if the weather is bad outside. Love the guy... More 

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