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Wellington Guided Tours offer comprehensive tours of Wellington's city, forests and coastline by genuine local experienced guides.

Join their experienced and professional drivers and see great sightseeing locations or events in the greater Wellington region.

Wellington City and South Coast Half Day Tour (2.5 hours)

Begin the tour by tracing the original 1820 shoreline into the Golden Mile of the city centre, Lambton Quay, which leads you to the New Zealand Parliament Buildings. The tour then takes in many of the city's best views and vistas, the harbour, Cook Strait, and on a clear day, the South Island.

Key highlights include:

  • Wellington city historic sites
  • Te Ahumairangi Hill Lookout
  • Otari-Wilton's Bush
  • Cable Car Lookout
  • Taputeranga Marine Reserve
  • Miramar Peninsula
  • Mount Victoria Lookout
  • Oriental Bay

Tours depart from Wellington i-SITE Visitor Centre at 10am and 1pm. Drop off is available anywhere in Wellington city, or if you're travelling on a cruise ship, you can be returned to the ship free of charge.

Cost: $55 per person.

Full Day Scenic Sightseeing Tour (6.5 hours)

The 6.5 hour tour gives you the opportunity and the freedom to explore Wellington's beautiful environment and takes you to some of the best and most renowned forests, nature reserves and coastal look outs in the region.

Tour highlights:

  • A taste of New Zealand's political history with photo stop at National Parliament Buildings (The Beehive)
  • Wellington harbour views and surrounding coastline lookouts
  • Otari-Wilton’s Bush nature reserve
  • Kaitoke Regional Park (as seen in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy)

 Tours depart at 9am from Wellington i-SITE visitor centre.

Cost: $155 per adult and $90 per child (under 12 years). 

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