The Wellington Tour -a journey through time, nature & culture -

Whether you have 2 -4  hours, or all day,  we can design a Wellington itinerary based on your interests and time available.   

We can include the following sights and experiences :

  • Drive through the historic precinct of Thorndon, which houses Wellington’s civic and historic buildings. Visit Old St Paul's Cathedral, built from native timbers in 1866; then step onto the grounds of Parliament, to see the Beehive and hear a brief history of New Zealand's political system. 

  • Ride the Cable Car down to the city and up the hill to Kelburn again.  From the Cable Car Lookout, take in the beauty of  the Wellington harbour, and then visit the Award Winning Cable Car Museum.

  • Drive past Victoria University, down into the CBD.  Driving along the waterfront and past Te Papa Museum, Embassy Theatre and up to  the
    panoramic Mt Victoria Look out

  • Driving down from  Mt Victoria, we travel around to the  Miramar Peninsula, home to some of Wellington's most talented artists  and the film empire of Peter Jackson.

  • Stop for refreshments at Coco Cafe in the famous Roxy Cinema.
  • Visit Weta Cave, for a taste of the creativity that goes on behind the walls of Weta Workshop.

  • Drive around the beautiful Seatoun Bays and onto Seatoun foreshore to see where Kupe, the great Maori explorer first landed in Wellington.

  • Enjoy A visit to a local working artist studio.   

  • Visit Zealandia Wellington"s fully-fenced urban 225 hectare ecosanctuary.  Take a private tour with a knowledgeable guide and learn more about the groundbreaking conversation project that has introduced over 20 species of native wildlife back into the area, some of which were previously absent from mainland New Zealand for over 100 years. 

  • Visit Wellingtons chocolate factory to learn more about how cocoa is grown and turned into premium chocolate. 

  • Tour includes complimentary mineral water and high tea and refreshments provided by Coco at the famous Roxy Cinema.

  • PRICES FROM $175 PP for half day Tours and from $295 per person for full day tours.  All tours are private and are tailored to your interests and schedule.  You let us know what you would like to see and we will create your own itinerary.