MARTINBOROUGH GOURMET WINE TOUR Depart by train for a scenic journey with stunning views of Wellington Harbour and the Wairarapa Valley countryside. Enjoy wine tastings throughout the day, a delicious local gourmet antipasto lunch in the charming wine village, gourmet delights, and to finish, a delectable cheese platter and coffee. Experience four boutique award-winning Martinborough vineyards. If time allows, browse village craft shops and local galleries also. Sit back, relax and let our knowledgeable driver guide you in our comfortable, modern minibus. Ideal as a day trip departing Wellington, or start your journey in the Wairarapa (minimum of 2 passengers). With new found friends, enjoy Martinborough’s finest wineries and stunning scenery. Indulge in local produce and globally renown wines. Relax and enjoy your day out with Tranzit Tours. Departs: Weekdays: Wellington Railway Station at 8.21am, returning to Wellington at 5.20pm. Weekends and Public Holidays: Depart Wellington Railway Station at 9.55am, return 6.30pm. Winter timetable may apply.
Operated by Hammonds Wellington Tours
ROVER TOURS GROUP Half Day Wellington City Highlights Tour - Join us for an intimate, small group tour looking at the
unique aspects of the World’s Coolest Little Capital. Our tours are designed to give guests a local’s perspective of our wonderful city. This half day tour gives you a chance to see the major sights that Wellington has to offer while interacting with your local and experienced guide. The tour runs for four hours and pickup begins at 8:30am. Includes Entry fees, Refreshments, morning or afternoon tea.
City Highlights Inspiration Full Day Tour - Enjoy an unforgettable and inspirational journey around
Wellington’s highlights with an experienced local guide. From its dramatic, unearthly south coast to its bizarre central Beehive, the contrasts and quirkiness of Wellington’s wonders are unequaled anywhere on earth. A full day 8-hour tour, pick up at 8:30am, includes entry fees, refreshment, and lunch at a unique coastal café. The best way to get a full introduction into the World’s Coolest Little Capital.
Half Day Capital Craft Beer, Chocolate and Coffee Tour - Join us for a Craft Beer and Food tour combining the best tastes of Wellington. We include a visit to one of the City's best Free Houses for a beer matched brunch or late lunch, plus tasting at another brewery before finishing at an artisan chocolatier. R18 only. Half Day Lord of the Rings Tour - This is a “best of” tour, showcasing the best film locations around Wellington city. Including the Outer-Shire “Get off the road” scene and the race to the ferry. Also includes a stop at the Mt Victoria lookout. Plus now includes the Weta Cave and Weta Workshop tour. This is the best way to see Wellington’s Lord of the Rings locations in half a day with a knowledgeable Lord of the Rings specialist guide. A four-hour tour including central city hotel pickups commencing at 8:30 and 1:30pm. Full Day Lord of the Rings Tour - This is a must do tour for any LOTR fan visiting Wellington. Starting on
Mt Victoria with a visit to the lookout then onto locations used in the Trilogy like the Outer Shire and Dunharrow. Then out to the Hutt Valley to visit some stunning film location where Rivendell, Isengard, Fords of Isen and the River Anduin. You will also visit the famous Weta Cave and go on a Weta Workshop tour. A full day 8-hour tour, pick up at 8:30am, includes entry fees, refreshment, and an Orc sized lunch.
Half Day Seal Coast Safari - The tour begins with a pick up in Wellington city. We then proceed to travel
WELLINGTON CITY TOUR Hop on board and experience Wellington’s original sightseeing tour, the perfect introduction to Wellington city. Hammonds Wellington Tours are nearing 60 years young so genuinely know all the hidden spots of this amazing city.
out to our South Coast through private farmland where you can encounter various animals including goats, Red Deer, and ostriches. They can be shy though, so no guarantees. Once on the coast, we stop at a colony of wild New Zealand Fur Seals. Enjoy either morning or afternoon tea whilst observing these cute and curious creatures in their natural habitat. A four-hour tour, pick up at 8:30am and 1:30pm.
Departing daily, you will experience the best attractions and must-see landmarks of this vibrant city and get off the typical tourist trail. Gain a 360° view of the city from Mount Victoria, experience the rugged south coast seas and explore interesting quaint villages. View the Beehive and Parliament Buildings and take a wander around the beautiful Lady Norwood rose garden. Take a ride on the famous Cable Car (optional at own cost) but most of all sit back and enjoy Wellington at its finest! We also offer you to get an 'off the beaten track' experience with our Palliser Bay Tour, enjoy a local tipple (or two!) with Wellington’s Craft Beer Tour or head over to the Wairarapa to wander around Greytown – a charming boutique shopping village complete with delicious delicacies!
Operated by Flat Earth Experiences
Half Day Wellington City Highlights Tour
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Depart Wellington i-SITE, at the Michael Fowler Centre, Wakefield St Departs: 10am and 2pm daily. Returns: 12.30pm and 4.30pm daily *Winter and Public Holiday timetable may apply
Operated by Rover Rings Tours
Per Child (1-12yrs)
Half Day Lord of the Rings Tour
Per Child (3-14yrs)
City Highlights Inspiration Full Day Tour
Half Day Capital Craft Beer, Chocolate and Coffee Tour
Full Day Lord of the Rings Tour
Operated by Hammonds Wellington Tours
Wellington City Tour
Operated by Wellington Nature Tours Half Day Seal Coast Safari
WETA STUDIO TOURS Weta Workshop is a world-leading design and effects facility - and your gateway to the magic of filmmaking in Wellington. Discover the authentic props, armour, weapons, costumes, creatures, and miniatures behind your favourite films – from The Lord of the Rings and King Kong to The Chronicles of Narnia!
ZEALANDIA ECO-SANCTUARY ZEALANDIA by Day - Join a two hour exploration of Wellington’s eco-sanctuary lead by an expert guide. Tours depart daily at 10am, 11am and 1pm. Venture into the sanctuary to discovery the riches of New Zealand’s flora and fauna at its very best. See the critically endangered takahē – only 300 remain in New Zealand. See bird species that have been successfully reintroduced into the mainland by ZEALANDIA, e.g. the busy tīeke (saddleback), the bright hihi, kākā (bush parrot), kākāriki, tūī and bellbirds.
Get an inside look at Weta Workshop’s creativity with There and Back Again: The Full Experience, a guided roundtrip where you’ll enjoy our Weta Cave Workshop Tour and our Miniatures Stage Tour! Includes return transfers from Wellington i-SITE and an incredible journey through the artistry and craftsmanship behind the movies. Departs: Daily at 9am, 10.30am, 12pm and 1.30pm.
ZEALANDIA by Night - Walk through the gates of the predator-proof fence and hear the evening birdsong that has been absent on mainland New Zealand for more than a century. Explore the valley by torchlight as your guide leads you in search of many of the rare and endangered species and see those which only come out at night. Your group may see some of the 130 little spotted kiwi who call ZEALANDIA home. Tours depart nightly, 30 minutes before sunset (tour time will be confirmed upon booking).
ZEALANDIA by Day (Child: 5-17yrs) ZEALANDIA by Night (Child: 12-17yrs)
Operated by Weta Studio Tours
There and Back Again: Full Experience
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