Located to the East of Wellington’s city centre, Mount Victoria reaches to a height of around 196 metres and offers visitors an ideal vantage point of the surrounding areas. Mount Victoria Lookout is the perfect place to take in these breathtaking views including stunning vistas of the city, the Tararua Mountains and the Cook Strait. Offering plenty of photographic opportunities, Mount Victoria is also famous for being used as a location for certain scenes in The Lord of the Rings films. When in search of Wellington New Zealand hotels, be it for business or pleasure, Copthorne Hotel Wellington Oriental Bay is one of the best options to consider. Offering the very best in contemporary comforts, this hotel in Wellington overlooks a bay and makes an ideal base from which to explore the capital.