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Wellington Hop On Hop Off City Tour

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Address: Corner Victoria and Wakefield street Central City | Wellington i-SITE Visitor Centre, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 4-801 6040
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Description: Wellington Hop On Hop Off City Tour lets you see Wellington the way YOU...
Wellington Hop On Hop Off City Tour lets you see Wellington the way YOU want to! Our loop will take you to the best sights and attractions in Wellington. Experience panoramic views from Mount Victoria; observe native birds in our world-class wildlife sanctuary; enjoy a coastal drive around the bays; explore beautiful historic buildings; find our more about New Zealand's heritage at Te Papa, our national museum - the list goes on! Hop off at any of our 18 stops along the way, explore the attractions at your own leisure, and then hop back on an hour later. Or if you prefer, stay on board and enjoy a 2-hour scenic tour of Wellington. Your ticket is valid for 24-hours so the choice is yours! As you travel around our loop you will interact with our friendly guides who have lots of knowledge and local stories to share with you.
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An Enjoyable Tour

We didn't have long in Wellington so were looking for an easy way to see the sights without driving. John's tour looked perfect. Booking was a bit slow as we only got confirmation... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
Gaz_n_Nic
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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212 reviews 212 reviews
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142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We didn't have long in Wellington so were looking for an easy way to see the sights without driving. John's tour looked perfect. Booking was a bit slow as we only got confirmation on the morning of the tour. Pick up was easy though, just by the I-Site. We were met on time, and introduced to our cool driver Nathan.... More 

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San Diego, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is a mini bus on a circuit tour of Wellington. Check out the excellent web site which shows the route and schedules. It is not the typical hop on hop off that you would find in NYC or London/Paris, but from a cruise ship explorer, it is a great way to see Wellington. Check out the stops for places... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Our group of three had a wonderful tour of Wellington with tour guide and driver, Colin. He showed us all of the spots that were listed on the tour and made our afternoon and tour so enjoyable and memorable with his own personal stories about his beloved home city! He is an absolute delight and our tour is one we... More 

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Auckland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We picked this tour because the timing suited us - it was the last departure of the day, but that was OK because we just wanted a quick overview of the sights. Now I wish we had started earlier in the day because the attractions we visited would have been worth a longer stay. We should have hopped off, explored... More 

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Sadhya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I had a nice experience touring Wellington with Hop n Hoff. The vehicle was big enough and the tour guy was a cool cat. They were in continuous communication with me starting from my pick-up till I was dropped after the tour. I would definitely like to recommend them as all in all it has been a pleasant experience for... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

From a mini bus view it's very difficult to see items which the driver is pointing out due to the window height. All stops not easily identified or pointed out and not identified by driver. Even thought driver said bus would be locked, we left our bag in the bus whilst visiting one of the 3 photo place's, for us... More 

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WellingtonTour, Owner at Wellington Hop On Hop Off City Tour, responded to this review

Dear Lea, Our apologies that you did not have a good experience. Responding to your concerns in turn: - Our mini-buses are factory made for carrying paying tour passengers and we do try to make sure everyone can see the sights, but again apologies your view was impaired. - Regarding the stops, we do not necessarily stop at every stop,... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
23 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

1) It was a small cramped vehicle 2) it rarely stopped as no one was getting off 3) It only runs on the hour despite costing the same as the much better Auckland tour 4) We didn't have Todd..........

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WellingtonTour, Owner at Wellington Hop On Hop Off City Tour, responded to this review

Hi John, I'm extremely sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your tour with us. Yes, it is different than other hop on hop off tours, deliberately so: - We use smaller minibuses because it allows us to take a fantastic route on Wellington's steep and narrow streets. - We don't stop at every stop, unless someone wants to... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The tour is quite ambitious: all points of interest are covered with a cozy minibus. Unfortunately instead of a recorded tour (the audio does not work that morning), our driver becomes a guide for the day: not much information, strict minimum and quick ride around town. not worth the $45.00 fee!!!! Seriously, I would have great concern to recommend the... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It is not the normal hop on hop off, use smaller vechicles and they only run every hour, it was ok but they do not run very late either, so u are very limited in what you can do, not worth the 45 dollars

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London
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We were only in Wellington for a day and so decided to do this tour to maximise our sightseeing experience. We are so glad we did! It is the best way to get a quick introduction to the city and its landmarks and history. A big thank you to our fantastic guide Colin who was so enthusiastic and knowledgeable. My... More 

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