Scenic South Wairarapa Full Day Tour from Wellington

Your tour is your tour only! No mixed groups!

You get to have your own dedicated Driver/Guide and 'Memory Creator' for your entire tour.

Enjoy a 11 hour private guided tour where we spend the day in the majestic South Wairarapa region covering Artisan Cheese and Chocolate tastings, visits to 2 wineries including tastings and lunch, a scenic drive out to Cape Palliser lighthouse (the southern most point of the North Island), visit the local Seal Colony, take in the sights of the quaint fishing village of Ngawi and dinner at the iconic Lake Ferry Hotel or a local Martinborough restaurant.

Please note parts of this tour is not available for younger than 18 years (wine tastings).

Duration 11 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • Bottled water - Bottled New Zealand spring water.
  • Lunch - Includes 1 glass of wine, beer or other beverage.
  • Tasting fees
  • Entry fees
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Entry/Admission - C'est Cheese
  • Entry/Admission - Schoc Chocolates
  • Entry/Admission - Tiwaiwaka
  • Entry/Admission - Poppies Martinborough
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Palliser Lighthouse
  • Entry/Admission - Cape Palliser
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Ferry Hotel
What's excluded :
  • Gratuities
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Remutaka Hill, New Zealand

We stop at the Remutaka mountain summit (555 metres above sea level) to take in the majestic views and view the Remutaka Crossing monument which commemorates the 60,000 New Zealand troops who made the crossing from the military camp in Featherston to the Port of Wellington between 1915 and 1918.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: C'est Cheese, 19 Fitzherbert Street, Featherston 5710 New Zealand

We can sample magnificent local cheeses (Remutuka Pass cheeses are made on site) along with international cheeses.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Schoc Chocolates, 177 Main Street, Greytown 5712 New Zealand

We visit Schoc Chocolates for a tasting of a wide array of artisan chocolates and of course purchase if you are tempted.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Tiwaiwaka, 52 Kitchener Street, Martinborough 5711, New Zealand

We sample 5 wines at cellar door with Owners/Winemakers Morton and Elise Anderson where we have the opportunity to have an in-depth chat with them.

Lunch is taken at one of the following wineries: Tiwaiwaka, Poppies or Moy Hall.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Poppies Martinborough, 91 Puruatanga Road, Martinborough 5711 New Zealand

We sample up to 5 wines at one of Martinborough's most idyllic wineries. The Poppies Rose is a must try!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Cape Palliser Lighthouse, Cape Palliser Rd, Wellington 5772 New Zealand

Once we have had our lunch and wine tastings we drive out to Cape Palliser, the southern most point of the North Island where we can work off our lunch by a ‘gut busting’ 253 steps up to the Cape Palliser Lighthouse for magnificent views over the South Pacific Ocean and the South Island.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Cape Palliser, Wellington 5772, New Zealand

After catching our breath we have a very short drive to the Cape Palliser Seal colony.
Care is required – it is very important we keep at least 20 metres away from the Seals.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lake Ferry Hotel, 2 Lake Ferry Road, Lake Ferry 5772, New Zealand

We have dinner at either the iconic Lake Ferry Hotel which arguably has the best Fish and Chips in the country or at one of Martinborough’s fine restaurants.

Duration: 1 hour

Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
Wellington Railway Station pick ups are from outside the front entrance on Bunny Street.Port pick ups are from the International cruise terminal waiting area for booked private tours.Ports
  • CentrePort Wellington, 2 Fryatt Quay, Pipitea, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Departure Time :
9:30 AM
Return Detail :
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • For children under the age of 7 an approved child restraint seat must be used and be supplied by the customer. If an approved child restraint seat is not available the tour cannot proceed.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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 date of the experience.



Age Req.


Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by Kaewa Tours Ltd

Activity ID: V-301552P5

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