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Wellington Underground Market

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Address: Jervois Quay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone Number: 6421389369
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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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Been a few times when visiting, very good selection of goods from food to crafts, and unusual items.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 October 2016
498margaretl
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Markets are always great as they often showcase local talent and an array of gifts, food and everything you desire or want to buy! Great for the whole family even if you are simply browsing.

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Thank Leanne S
Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere inside is just awesome! There's all sorts of things to browse and buy, so many creative crafts and upcycled goods, quirky items and brilliant ideas. And theres heaps of food from all over the world available too. You wont be disappointed, I certainly wasn't!

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Thank TheRoastTurkey
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a weekly market that provides a wide variety of beautiful arts and crafts at reasonable prices. There is everything from gorgeous glass tiles and jewellery to merino baby clothing, lamps to hand creams, stationary to quilts and every thing in between. It is really worth a visit to get something special and different for yourself or for a... More 

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

Thanks for your detailed review. Much appreciated. Hope to see you again soon! More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I love the Underground Market and recommend it to all of my friends! It is full of interesting arts and crafts all made by locals. It is a great place to get unique gifts for friends and family, as well as fun clothes, decorations, etc. for yourself. There are also food and coffee stands so you can get lunch and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Been a few times when visiting, very good selection of goods from food to crafts, and unusual items.

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Thank 498margaretl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

some of the stalls work with EFTPOS. However, bring some pocket money. My favourite? The TAKO TAKO balls (super cheap), and the Chilean food stall

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We found this place by accident. It had started to rain and we were looking for shelter. What a delight !Had to start with a warm crepe - banoffee and crepe suzette - Yum. Lots of lovely hand made goods. Purchased a lovely NZ hand made top

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

Thanks for your review, we hope to see you again! More 

Timaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Lots of fantastic stalls here. Quite a few different food stalls and lots of individual crafts. Great wee place & would definitely recommend

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

Thanks for coming down to the Underground Market. Look forward to having you back! More 

villahermosa
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

A great market to explore on a wet day. Lots of variety and the food stalls are amazing. Options from many different countries.

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Thank kiwienglish
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

You can spend all day on this market . You can find essential oils, paintings, cartography, beard oil, green stone, all natural skin care, hats, baby clothing, arts and crafts. Also if hungry you can find something here.

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

Thanks for your review. Come back again! More 

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