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The Great War Exhibition Guided Tour
"Located in the historic Wellington Dominion Museum Building within the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park the Exhibition takes a wide look at the Great War - at all forces and all countries involved. The stunning artefacts including a life size tank a range of replica and genuine guns and over 5000 hand painted miniature figures depict the trials and horrors of war. The lives and experiences of New Zealanders who served and lived during that time highlight the bravery and enduring spirit which helped shape who the people of New Zealand are today. The Great War Exhibition melting away 100 years helping us to understand the hardships endured by those who served and those who stayed behind.This exhibition is truly world-class
From NZD25.00
 
Wellington City Scenic Private Tour
"Enjoy a pickup from your accommodation for up to 9 people. From here you can decide where you want to go or you can take the standard tour.The standard route begins with a drive through the entertainment district of Courtenay Place to the Mt Victoria lookout. You will then travel round the south coast of Miramar Peninsula and have the option of a 1 home of the New Zealand film industry. You will then travel back into town around the Harbour Bays before climbing to take in the views from Te Ahumairangi. Travel down through the historic suburb of Thorndon with a stop at historic Old St Pauls. the national museum and art gallery (only a part of it will be visited in the time available) Weta Workshop tour for 50 minutes (not included advise prior to departure) The National War Memorial Park and Great War Exhibition
From NZD875.00
 
Wellington Self-Guided Audio Tour
"In this comprehensive tour of Wellington you will also see the Summit of Mount Victoria the Plimmer Steps the Old Bank Arcade the Museum of Wellington City and Sea the Wellington Railway St Paul's Cathedral. As well as this you will see the Parliament Building which is known worldwide as ""The Beehive"" because of its unusual shape. Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and this tour will not disappoint. Take the frustration out of no what to do or what to see by doing this wonderful walking tour which gives you a snapshot of the best things to see and do in this eclectic city which is awash with colorful characters of all ethnicities."
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Wellington Region

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Glow worms!

Our local guide took us wading through an underground river to get us to a cave. He turned off the flash light while we were still knee high in water, and to our amazement, tiny lights in the ceiling...
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Cuba Mall is one of the main...

Cuba Mall is one of the main shopping and dining areas in Wellington. It is closed to traffic and is a pleasant part of town to wander around. If you walk out of the Civic Square, head south down...
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Kapiti Island is a native bird...

Kapiti Island is a native bird reserve which can only be accessed by chartered boat with a special permit issued by the government. There is one caretaker stationed on the Island which is some 5km off...
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Ok, if you are into bush...

Ok, if you are into bush walks, Wellington supports quite a number of those within the area. One in particular is around a 20 minute drive from downtown Wellington, to another little city within...
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This is a memorial in a...

This is a memorial in a cemetary of most of the people who died in earthquake of 1931. It is a very interesting cemetary. It is on top of a hill and is called Island Park Cemetary. There is a very...
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Steam Train buff's The...

Steam Train buff's The Mainline Steam Museum and Workshops at Paekakariki are a must. Also a few miles north of Wellington but for the enthralled in this ancient form of rail a wonderful experience ,...
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Remember the days of the Trams...

Remember the days of the Trams , the Clang of the brake bell the hustle of the comuters scrambling to and from from the steps of the trams all rushing to work and home again , well re-live that...
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Titahi Bay Beach , in the...

Titahi Bay Beach , in the Northern city of Porirua, a jewel in the sun , no more than 30 ks North of the city a tranquil beach , catering for all coastal activities , from swimming , surfing, rock...
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The Open Air markets , like...

The Open Air markets , like very where in the world New Zealand have the Markets. the One picture one of two on Saturdays in the wellington Area, in the grounds of the Porirua hospital, running from...
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Not off the beaten track but a...

Not off the beaten track but a must to see and do , as all roads east head there, The Wine growing region of Martinborough over the Rimutuka Hill and in the Wiarappa , several world class vineyards,...
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Kaitoke Regional Park - This...

Kaitoke Regional Park - This is only for LOTR fans, as the park was used in the film as the location of Rivendell, the Last Homely House of Lord Elrond. Of course, there is nothing left of the film...
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These things are more things...

These things are more things that depend on your interests as to whether you'd like them or not:RAINBOW'S END - it's our one and ONLY theme park people. I only really like 3 or 4 rides there, been...
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Near Matamata (in the...

Near Matamata (in the foothills of the Kaimai ranges) in the east of the Waikato, about 2 or 3 hours south of Auckland, is a camping group with a restaurant with the unique hangi pie which is cooked...
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MOTAT is Museum of Transport...

MOTAT is Museum of Transport And Technology and is near Western Springs Park which you can walk around, also near the Speedway (in Summer) So several possibilities there. Haven't been to MOTAT for a...
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133-137 The Terrace, Wellington, North Island, 6001, New Zealand
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214 Main North Road, Paraparaumu, NZ
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Cnr Bolton & Mowbray Sts, Wellington, North Island, 6140, New Zealand
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7-13 Seaview Road, Paraparaumu Beach, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand
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147 The Terrace, Wellington, North Island, 6001, New Zealand
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Top Things to Do in Wellington Region

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Mt Victoria

Wanna go for a walk? How about hiking? Don’t worry you don’t need a hiking shoes or a guide. Just take a bus to Mt. Victoria and then walk yourself back to the city. No trolls in the forest, promise!...
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Beehive & Parliament Buildings

Free tours of Parliament Buildings operate every day, on the hour. Tour duration is 1hr. Weekdays commencing 10am, last tour 4pm; Saturdays and most public holidays commencing 10am, last tour 3pm;...
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Wellington Cable Car

Ride the Cable car from Lambton Quay, downtown Wellington, up the hill. There you will find lovely views back over the city and harbour. Also the Botanical Gardens, Carter Observatory and the Cable...
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Te Papa Museum

New Zealand's Te Papa Mueseum opened on the 14 February 1998. The Museum is located in Wellington the capital city. With waterfront views and a unique architectural design, Te Papa is one of the...
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Te Papa National Museum

this marvellous building shows the (natural, cultural) history of New Zealand. We started at the top, the 6th floor and worked our way down. It is bit oversized, but will gradually fill up. The only...
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Cable Car

One of Wellington's most popular tourist attractions. The journey begins at Lambton Quay, in the heart of the city. The cable car runs past the university and Kelburn Park to the top of the Botanic...
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