Kovalette’s Kosher Wellington tour
An un-orthodox Food and Wine Tour that walks you through Wellington's rich Jewish history with Visits to New Zealand's first Synagogues, watching the influence of Glaxo on the New Zealand company and the contributions of notable Jewish Prime ministers, business leaders and spiritual figureheads.
Drive by Vogel house the gifted residence of the Vogel family the descendants of first Jewish Prime minister Julius Vogel
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What's included :
- Lunch - Lunch at the Boulcott street Bistro or Field and Green depending on availability with a budget of $100 per person
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- 1 glass of wine per person
- Entry/Admission - Wellington Cable Car
- Entry/Admission - Boulcott Street Bistro
What's excluded :
- Wine by the bottle
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Wellington i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington 6011 New Zealand
Meet at i site on Wakefield street
Duration: 20 minutes
Pass By: Fujiyama Teppanyaki Japanese Restaurant, 36 Taranaki Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Valma House is historically significant for its association with the van Staveren family, early and prominent Wellington, and New Zealand, merchants, and an important family for the Jewish community in New Zealand.
Pass By: Wellington Progressive Jewish Congregation (Temple Sinai), 147 Ghuznee Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Home of the Liberal Jewish community at Temple Sinai from 1959
Stop At: Bolton Street Cemetery, Bolton Street, Wellington 6001 New Zealand
Visit the Hort lawn cemetery and see the resting place of many of Wellingtons founding fathers. ( Cohen are not required to enter)
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Wellington Cable Car, 280 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011 New Zealand
Ride on Wellington's Cable car and walk through the Museum and see the remarkable views from a western vantage
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Boulcott Street Bistro, 99 Boulcott Street, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Sunday to Friday( Lunch) enjoy French cuisine in one of Wellington's best Bistro style restaurants. This menu is suitable for the Liberal with few trief options available and we may ask for special dietary requirements to be met.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Vogel House, 75 Woburn Road, Woburn, Lower Hutt 5010, New Zealand
Visit an Historical home of the Vogel family who have dwelt there from 1932. The home was gifted to the Government in 1965 and then returned to the family in 2019.
The house was occupied by Prime Minister Sir Robert Muldoon until 1984 but was seen as immodest by David Lange who preferred to live in an apartment closure to parliament.
The new premier house was established 200 meters from Parliament in 1990.
Duration: 30 minutes
Pass By: Oriental Bay Band Rotunda, 245 Oriental Parade, Oriental Bay, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
The Band Rotunda, a Wellington landmark since its original construction in 1938, has been closed since 2012 as it requires extensive strengthening and restoration work.
Pass By: Carter Fountain, 150 metres in the harbour opposite Oriental Parade, Wellington New Zealand
The Carter Fountain was gifted to the city of Wellington from local businessman Hugh Carter, as a memorial to his parents George and Ella Carter, and the people of Wellington. A plaque was placed on the band rotunda saying: "Carter Fountain. In . late George and Ella Carter, who had a passion of their city. 16th March 1973". . Construction began in 1972 and cost NZD75,000.Sadly Hugh drowned days later after their dedication
Pass By: Oriental Bay, Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001 New Zealand
Originally named by its first Polish resident Dupa as Wellington’s bottom as the area was used for processing whales and boiling blubber for oil
So named after one of the earliest ships that delivered engineers and town planners from the New Zealand company that arrived after 1840.
Painted ladies and other historic houses, such as those in the prominent Wellingtonian Streamline Moderne style, are constructed alongside and up into the hills that face the bay.
Stop At: Lookout Road, Mount Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand
Climb to the heights on Wellington and see the best with a 360 degree view of the city
Duration: 20 minutes
Pass By: Saint Gerard's Catholic Church and Monastery, 75 Hawker Street Mount Victoria, Wellington 6011 New Zealand
The church was built in 1908, to the specifications of John Swan, for the members of the Most Holy Redeemer, known as Redemptorists, an order of priests and brothers. The church was the first on the planet to be dedicated to the Italian member of their order and saint, Gerard Majella, after his canonization. It is constructed with a simple gothic design built of brick, accommodating about 200 people. The church is noted for its assemblage of fine stained glass windows produced by Hardman and Son of Birmingham, "rated by the company the best they had ever exported." Swan designed the fine marble altar made of green Devonshire marble with supporting columns of green Galway marble, and the throne and white steps of white Carrara marble. A panel of Italian mosaics depicting the Annunciation adorns the altar front
Stop At: Old St Paul's, 34 Mulgrave Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
If time permits visit one of Wellingtons oldest historical churches
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Lady Norwood Rose Garden, 101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012 New Zealand
If time permits visit the rose gardens
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Meet and Greet with name boardAirports
- Wellington Intl Airport, Wellington New Zealand
- i-SITE Bus Pickup Point, 145 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Departure Time :10:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.