Wellington Shore Excursion: From Cave to Coast Highlights Private Tour

A 5 hour guided highlights tour of coastal Wellington. Tour highlights include spectacular views at the Mount Victoria Lookout, a scenic coastal drive from Oriental Parade around the Miramar Peninsula as well as a visit to the Weta Workshop Weta Cave with exclusive documentary viewing. Enjoy the views from the south Wellington Coast as far as Te Kopahou Reserve and Brooklyn Wind Turbine before a central city stops including the Cable Car and Old St Paul's Cathedral. Optional stops at Lady Norwood Rose Garden and Pukeahu National War Memorial are available if time allows. Lunch (a main and a drink) at a seaside cafe is included.

Duration 5 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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What's included :
  • Lunch (mains + a drink)
  • Exclusive access to private vehicle with local driver/guide and live onboard commentary
  • Cruise ship terminal or hotel pickup and drop-off service
  • Private tour only. One group booking only permitted.
  • Entry/Admission - Chocolate Fish Cafe
What's excluded :
  • Gratuities
  • Does not include Weta Studio behind the scenes tours (unavailable due to tour time constraints)
  • Does not includes Wellington Cable Car tickets (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Wellington Cable Car
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Enjoy sweeping views of the city and harbour from the Mount Victoria Lookout

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Oriental Bay, Oriental Parade, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

Drive the length of Oriental and Evans Bay Parades and check out the private cable cars accessing the houses along the ridge line.

Stop At: Weta Cave, 1 Weka Street, Miramar, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

Visit the Weta Cave retail and museum space associated with the Weta group of companies and check out some of their movie magic. Watch an exclusive behind the scenes documentary of the companies history (optional - if time and availability allows)

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chocolate Fish Cafe, 100 Shelly Bay Road, Maupuia, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

Enjoy a classic Kiwi lunch at this quintessential Wellington cafe. The cafe sits on the coast along the Shelly Bay scenic route and looks over Wellington Harbour. The building itself is the old mess hall from a decommissioned airforce base. The cafe specializes in locally caught and freshly prepared seafood dishes but caters to all dietary requirements. Mains and a drink are included in the tour.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Te Kopahou Visitor Centre, Owhiro Bay, Wellington 6023, New Zealand

Learn about the local geography, history, flora and fauna as you gaze across the Cook Strait to the Kaikoura Ranges in the South Island.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Wellington Wind Turbine, via Ashton Fitchett Drive, Wellington 6002 New Zealand

Enjoy the amazing sights from this magnificent viewpoint high above the city of Wellington.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Take an optional ride up the Wellington Cable Car from Lambton Quay to Kelburn. The tour rejoins there with a views across the valley and visit to the Cable Car Museum

Duration: 30 minutes

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

Take an optional walk through the Botanical Gardens to the Lady Norwood Rose Garden where the tour rejoins to explore the 108 different rose varieties

Duration: 10 minutes

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

Wander around this spectacular cathedral from 1856 made from native hardwood timbers .

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Scorching Bay, Karaka Bay Road Seatoun, Wellington 6003 New Zealand

Take in the view across the white sand beach to the entrance of Wellington Harbour.

Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
For hotel pick up please wait for your Zozo Travel driver guide in the lobby or main hotel entrance.For cruise pick up please wait at the Private Tour Waiting Area at the cruise terminal. DO NOT get on cruise shuttle. For specific pick up time and locations please contact Zozo Travel directly.Ports
  • Wellington Cruise Terminal, Aotea Quay
Return Detail :
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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 Zozo Travel Limited

Activity ID: V-47417P11

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