A Freaky Friday in Windy Welly
We’ve got your guide to a frighteningly fun time in the coolest little capital. Follow in the footsteps of Officer O’Leary or choose to face your fears head on, whatever you do, don’t miss out on these awesome activities!
1. The Witching Hour- Haunted Mini Golf & Bar
Check out one of Wellington’s newest spooky spots for a bit of glow-in-the-dark mini golf. A round will cost you $18.50 per person and when the sun goes down this place becomes an 18+ venue which makes it a perfect date spot for all you thrifty ghouls and goblins. Take advantage of their Friday happy hour deal between 5-7pm and get a round of mini putt and any $330ml drink for $25. BUT BE WARNED: With supernatural themes and special effects, the Witching Hour doesn’t offer refunds to those who are too scared to finish the course. Find more details here.
2. Fear Factory on Cuba Street
Are you brave enough to enter one of the scariest places in Wellington? Our hearts were racing before we even made it into the first room! Take a walk through their Nautical Nightmare experience for the fright of your life before heading off to one of our other Freaky Friday activities. Save $10 on adult admission when you book online!
3. Sweet Axe Throwing Co.
Jason won't be the only one who can wield an axe! Make sure you’ve got the skills to send the boogeyman back where he came from by swinging in for an axe throwing lesson today. Get your crew ready and join one of our Mixed Group Sessions for only $55 per person. Book today and we’ll slash the price. Get 13% off any booking between now and September 30th with the promo code: FRIDAY13. TODAY ONLY!
4. Check out the Wellington Paranormal haunts!
From the Vic Tunnel to the Hataitai Bakery, Wellington’s most famous mockumentary has filmed all over the city. Heck, even the moving plastic “Bucket Fountain” in the Cuba Street Mall serves as a portal to the underworld in one of the episodes of Wellington Paranormal. Grab a map and check out all the nerdy details here.
5. Take your ghost hunting to the next level
With this book from James Gilberd “Spooked: Exploring the paranormal in New Zealand” you’ll be solving mysteries by day and trying not to have nightmares at night! “In Spooked, you'll encounter a range of beliefs, theories, a bit of history, accounts of actual paranormal investigations, creepy stories of ghostly encounters, and some pretty heavy science stuff that might just make the hinges of your brain creak apart.”