Wellington Full Day Tour

Wellington Full Day Tour

A fully escorted tour showcasing all of the best highlights of Wellington city and some of its outer suburbs.  Among visiting iconic landmarks, the tour will also include a cafe lunch beside the sea, and the choice of taking either a guided tour of the Weta Workshop Studios, or for the nature lovers, a guided tour of our renowned wildlife sanctuary Zealandia. 

Features include:
• Mt Victoria lookout (360 views of Wellington)
• Ride on Iconic Wellington Cable Car
• Parliament Buildings (Beehive)
• Old St Paul's Cathedral
• Lady Norwood Rose Garden
• Rocky coastline
• Wahine Memorial
• Drive through downtown Wellington
• Lunch at a seaside cafe
• Weta Cave Tour or Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary (tours are with a guide)

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Duration 387 to 420 minutes
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Cruise ship pick up
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Lunch (main and drink)
    • Small-group tour or private tour
    • Tour escort/host
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    • Entry/Admission - Weta Workshop
    • Entry/Admission - Wellington Cable Car
    • Entry/Admission - Old St Paul's
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Mount Victoria, Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

    An amazing 360 degree view of Wellington City

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Weta Workshop, Corner of Camperdown Rd & Weka St Miramar, Wellington 6022 New Zealand

    At the Weta Workshop in Miramar you watch a short behind-the-scenes documentary that details the history of the Weta Workshop company, followed by an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour (entry included in your tour price) where you see how props plus weaponry are made and probably meet artists at work making props.

    At the Weta Cave you will be given the opportunity to purchase souvenirs and have photos with Gollum, Lurtz the Uruk-hai, Bilbo’s three Trolls, and characters from other movies that Weta has been involved in. We will arrange for you to act and pose (photo shoot) with the trolls and other props. This is fun and enjoyed by everyone.

    Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes

    Stop At: Wellington Cable Car, 280 Lambton Quay, Wellington 6011 New Zealand

    Guests will ride the iconic Wellington cable car (which first carried passengers in 1902).

    After you have travelled to the top in the cable car and visited the quaint museum at that end, you will have more breath-taking panoramic views of the harbour and city.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Wellington Botanic Garden, 101 Glenmore Street, 6012 New Zealand

    Guests take an easy stroll through the lovely Botanic Gardens

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Lady Norwood Rose Garden, 101 Glenmore Street, Wellington 6012 New Zealand

    Guests may have a wonder around the beautiful Lady Norwood Rose Garden

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: New Zealand Parliament, Molesworth Street, Wellington 6160 New Zealand

    Visit the Parliament Buildings and learn a bit of history of the area

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Old St Paul's, 34 Mulgrave St Thorndon, Wellington 6011 New Zealand

    Guests visit Old St Pauls one of the world’s best examples of Gothic Revival architecture and where in the WW2 the American marines attended masses.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Wellington, Wellington, Greater Wellington, North Island
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    9/23/2020 - 9/22/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 09:00 PM
    9/23/2021 - 9/22/2022
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 09:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • 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.



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Organised by Xplor Tours

Activity ID: V-66479P4

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