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Genie's Walking Tours

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Address: Wellington, New Zealand
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+64 4-904 2212

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Genie Mitchells Walking Tour of Melbourne

We visited Melbourne in February on a Holland America Cruise. Genie was very helpful in coordinating our tour. She provided us with a grand tour from the Railway Station... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Melbourne in February on a Holland America Cruise. Genie was very helpful in coordinating our tour. She provided us with a grand tour from the Railway Station, through the city, a ride on the cable car and a walk thru the Botanical Gardens. It was the best walking tour we have ever taken. Genie's knowledge of Wellington and... More 

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Burke, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Genie was a gracious, highly knowledgeable and informative, and energetic woman who filled us with history and culture as we walked about Wellington. She was communicative as we arranged the tour and was spot ready at the meeting time and place. Great tour, great person.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our cruise from Melbourne to New Zealand was superb and rather than do the cruise ships tours we decided to research and do our own - that is how we found Genie's Walking Tours. We arranged to meet at the station as we were unable to meet on the docks due to recent earthquakes which made the area walking from... More 

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Buderim, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

My wife & I visited Wellington in January on the Noordam Cruise Ship. After seeing some reviews of Gene's walking tours on TripAdvisor before we went, we contacted Gene to see if we could do a walking tour with her. Her replies were very prompt, even though she was in transit coming home from London, giving us information about the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Genie's walking tour was the highlight of our visit to Wellington! It was a terribly gloomy and rainy morning and we were wondering whether anyone would be meeting us at the train station at all. But there was Genie, bright and early, all ready to take us for our walking tour despite the dreadful weather. And what a delight it... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

If I ever go back to Wellington I will surely go with this fantastic tour guide..unfortunately for us she was in London when we went to Wellington but she gave us so many tips that it made our trip much better than it would have been without her advice. Kudos to her.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

Gene is a most knowledgeable guide who clearly loves what she does. From the moment she met us in Welington Station through to the end, she kept us thoroughly entertained and informed. She answered all the questions knowledgeably and gave us information whenever asked. The walk covers a lot of ground but we took in most of the downtown area... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016

Genie knows her history and she knows Wellington, but best be ready to walk at a normal to fast pace. She met us at the train station; an easy 1/2 mile from the cruise port. I don't remember everything we saw (and won't until I download all our photos) but we saw Parliament, a beautiful and amazing old historical cemetery,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

We really enjoyed our 3 hour walking tour with Gene whom we thought showed us the highlights of Wellington. She recommended we visit Parliament after her tour. The Parliament tour is free and at the end of it we stayed on to visit a working session in the chambers which we found especially interesting. I highly recommend you book her... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016

Gene "Genie" Mitchell is a powerhouse. She knows her city and has designed a comprehensive walking tour covering many parts of the downtown area. Gene arranged for the group to meet at the Wellington Railway Station. It is about a half mile from the pier but it will get you in shape for the day ahead. There was no problem... More 

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