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The best way to discover the heart and soul of Wellington, New Zealand's capital city, is on foot. Walk Wellington makes this very easy by giving you a personal introduction to the city. Their enthusiastic and knowledgeable local guides will show you the key historical and cultural sights, and give you insights about this vibrant city. They will reveal stories about Wellington's past, present, people and places - things you won't always find in the guide books.


Essential Wellington Walks

Their easy-paced two hour walk begins at the i-Site Visitor Centre in Civic Square. Some of the highlights will include Civic Square, Wellington's beautiful waterfront, Queen's Wharf, Lambton Quay,  Old Government Buildings,  grounds of Parliament and Old St. Paul's Cathedral.

Walks depart at 10am daily, rain or shine. (Except on Good Friday and Christmas Day)

Adult: $20, Child: $10. Book at the Wellington i-SITE Visitor Information Centre.

This walk is wheel chair accessible but there is a slope up to Parliament Buildings.


Evening Walks

Take advantage of the long days of summer with a 90 minute guided tour through Wellington's city centre. The tour begins at the i-Site Visitor Centre in Civic Square. Highlights include Civic Square, Wellington's beautiful waterfront, Queen's Wharf, Old Bank Arcade, Courtenay Place and Embassy Theatre, home of the Lord of the Rings world premiere in 2003.

Walks depart at 5:30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from December 1 to March 31.

Adult: $20, Child: $10. Book at the Wellington i-SITE Visitor Information Centre.

This walk is wheel chair accessible.


Personalized & Group Walks

Groups can be accommodated with a customized tour to suit your needs and interests. Tours can be scheduled to fit into your available time, and can include extra features such as the Wellington Cable Car, a stop at a local cafe, or a walk through the Botanic Garden. Their low guide to guest ratio means that you will get the best possible experience during your visit to Wellington.

Book at least four weeks ahead by e-mailing information@walkwellington.org.nz. Minimum charge applies.

For all tours, wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather.

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