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Wellington City Scenic Tour
"We start off driving through the restaurant and entertainment district of Courteney Place before heading up to Mt Victoria for famous views over the city and out towards the Pacific Ocean. Then it’s down Mt Victoria ridgeline and out towards the home of Wellington’s film industry before heading back into the city round the bays – most famously Oriental Bay which gets packed with bathers on hot summer days.Heading up into the western hills we climb for more spectacular views from the slopes of Ahumairangi and then drop dow the Cable Car the Information Centre your hotel or anywhere else you choose in the city center."""
From NZD48.00
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."
From $20.00

Wellington Zoo Tips (2)

Go see the real Kiwis

Wellington Zoo is small but has a good collection of animals to see and interact with, from lions to tigers to giraffes. There are also chimpanzees, lemurs, bears, meercats and of course, kiwis. But...
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Aug 13, 2004


Wellington zoo increasingly focuses on 'preserving and breeding endangered animals', which is why they house a very special resident, the famous kiwi. The birds live in a dark walk-through area and if...
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Things to Do Near Wellington Zoo

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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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Lambton Quay & Downtown

Lambton Quay crosses Wellington downtown and shops (international chains and local activities) line up on both sides of the road. While shopping and window-shopping also take a look at some "old"...
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Te Papa Museum

Go and visit Te Papa, New Zealand's National Museum, but leave a good 2 full days for it. Take a ride on the cable car. Wellington Zoo. Cricket at the Basin Reserve. Take a trip on the ferry across to...
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Wellington Cable Car

Feeling like a tourist? Want to experience Wellington’s most popular tourist attraction? Head to Lambton Quay and book one way ticket ($4.5, $7 for a return) towards Kelburn via Cablecar. Check out...
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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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