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Shore Excursion: Wellington Highlights Small Group Tour provided by Shore Trips & Tours

Shore Excursion: Wellington Highlights Small Group Tour

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A maximum of 15 people on this small-group shore excursion to Wellington ensures you’ll have the full attention of your guide. Maximize your time in port with an introduction to city highlights. Minivan transport is provided with admission to the Weta Cave and Te Papa museum along with a one-way ticket on the Wellington Cable Car.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    New Zealand Parliament
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 2
    Old St Paul's
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Oriental Bay
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 4
    Mount Victoria
    Stop: 20 minutes
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    Pass by
    Scorching Bay
  • 5
    Wahine Memorial
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • 6
    The Roxy Cinema
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • 7
    Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 8
    Wellington Cable Car
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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Highlights
  • Small-group Wellington shore excursion: city highlights
  • Stop at Mt. Victoria, the Wahine Memorial, and more
  • Tour Weta Cave and Te Papa Tongarewa; admission included
  • Air-conditioned transport by minivan from Wellington port
Important Information
Duration
6h
Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Experienced, local driver/guide
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • One-way cable car ride
  • Visit to the Weta Cave
  • Visit to Te Papa - New Zealand's national museum
  • Entry/Admission - Old St Paul's
  • Entry/Admission - Wellington Cable Car
Exclusions
  • Lunch (available to purchase)
  • The cost of any additional option entry fees
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Additional Info
  • Please note that the order of the tour may vary depending on the weather conditions and traffic issues
  • This tour is not suitable for wheelchairs or mobility scooters as there is no storage space on our vehicles. Fold up (collapsible) walkers may be able to be accommodated, please check with us when booking.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please purchase a ticket for all travelers in your group - including 'purchasing' a ticket for all infants. NZ transport law requires us to count all heads on board. One child or infant max per adult ticket.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Jennifer B wrote a review Mar 2020
Nashville, Tennessee9 contributions
On a cruise to NZ so we had just a day to spend in Wellington. While I've seen a couple of the Lord of the Rings movies, I'm wasn't going to spend my entire time in the city visiting the movie set. This tour was the best of of both a mix of the city and surrounding area and a
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from IanH4043, Owner at Shore Excursion: Wellington Highlights Small Group Tour
Responded Mar 15, 2020
Thanks for the glowing review, sounds like we hit the spot! Such a shame our cruise season has come to a premature ends due to CIVID-19, now we must start plan for next season. Regards Ian
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Geoffrey M wrote a review Mar 2020
Atherton, United Kingdom74 contributions22 helpful votes
Superb guide/driver. Wellington is a fantastic city. Beautiful scenery, great museum. This is a terrific tour, highly recommended.
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Response from IanH4043, Owner at Shore Excursion: Wellington Highlights Small Group Tour
Responded Mar 15, 2020
Thanks Geoff, pleased you had a great time, not sure which of our 5 driver/guides you had on your tour buy from my point of view they are all superb, regards Ian
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Kathleen B wrote a review Mar 2020
Los Angeles, California49 contributions10 helpful votes
We highly recommend this tour. Ewen was accommodating to special needs and was patient with all our questions. We had amazing weather and fell in love with Wellington. I think we hit all the important spots. Well done.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from IanH4043, Owner at Shore Excursion: Wellington Highlights Small Group Tour
Responded Mar 15, 2020
While we can do much about the weather it seems you got lucky on the day as Wellington is famous for its wind and rain. Pleased to hear that Ewen looked after you so well. Regards Ian
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Kevin B wrote a review Mar 2020
San Diego, California2 contributions2 helpful votes
Great tour of Wellington's highlights. Our tour guide, Ewen Ritchie, could not do enough for us. He was very informative and always doing that little extra to make the tour an exceptionally memorable one. I highly recommend ….
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from IanH4043, Owner at Shore Excursion: Wellington Highlights Small Group Tour
Responded Mar 3, 2020
Thanks for the stunning review, Ewen will be very pleased to know that you had a good day. Regards Ian
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James S wrote a review Feb 2020
Manassas, Virginia4 contributions2 helpful votes
Great trip , very friendly and knowledgeable driver . The weather stated off cool , but got much better as the fog lifted...
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from IanH4043, Owner at Shore Excursion: Wellington Highlights Small Group Tour
Responded Mar 15, 2020
Wellington is famous for its weather, but usually the wrong kind, good to know it came good for you though. Regards ian
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 3 days in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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