Wellington Coastal Highlights Tour with Lunch

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Highlights & inclusions

Panoramic city view from Mount Victoria Lookout
Spectacular scenic coastal drive
Delicious seaside café lunch with drink
Visit to the Weta Workshop Weta Cave for a look at where their movie magic happens
Epic city views from the Wind Turbine atop Brooklyn Hill
City highlights including the Cable Car, Botanical Gardens and Old St Paul's Cathedral

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Tue, Jun 18, 2024

What you can expect

The tour starts with a drive along the Wellington Waterfront and up Mt Victoria to the Mt Victoria Lookout for stunning 360 degree views of Wellington city and it's picturesque harbour. Take a scenic coastal drive around Oriental Bay and Evans Bay Parades and take a look at the variety of private cable cars perched precariously on the hillside.

Make a brief stop at the iconic Wellington Blown Away sign before a visit to the famous Weta Cave Shop, the hub of Weta Studio Tours in Miramar, Wellington. It's not just a retail store: it's a cavern of creativity. At the Weta Cave you can snap a selfie with the life-sized sculptures, wander through the mini museum, and watch the exclusive documentary. It's a movie lover's paradise.

The coastal theme continues with a drive along scenic Shelly Bay and around the Miramar Peninsula including a lunch stop at a seaside café or restaurant (mains and a drink included).

The tour takes on a sombre tone with a short stop at the Wahine Memorial Park before you explore the south Wellington coast, Taputarenga Marine Reserve and Te Kopahou Reserve Visitors Centre.

The tour returns to the city via the Brooklyn Wind Turbine with it's unbeatable city views before a return to the city proper with downtown sights including an optional ride in the famous Wellington Cable Car (tickets not included) and a look at the Lady Norwood Rose Gardens via a walk through the Botanical Gardens. The final tour destination is Old St. Paul's Cathedral and its impressive stained glass windows. Explore the native hardwood timber cathedral which dates back to 1856. A drop off service completes the tour.

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Local driver guide
  • Lunch (mains and a drink) at a local Seaside café
  • Pick up and drop off service available from central Wellington
  • Exclusive behind the scenes Weta Workshop documentary viewing
  • Visits to Mount Victoria Lookout and the Brooklyn Wind Turbine for spectacular views of the city and harbour
  • Scenic coastal drive around Oriental and Evans Bay Parades, the Shelly Bay Scenic Route around Miramar Peninsula and the rugged south Wellington coast
Time
  • Available 7 days a week except major public holidays
  • Tour departs at 10:00am and returns at approximately 3pm
Duration
  • Please allow five hours for this experience
Location
  • The tour takes place in Wellington city and the surrounding suburbs, from the caves to the coast.
Departure Location
  • Pick up and drop off service available from the Tour Pick Up Zone next to Wellington i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington.
  • Cruise terminal and selected centrally located Wellington pick up service is also available
  • Please contact Zozo Travel to arrange complimentary pick up service or for help getting to the Wellington i-SITE Tour Pick Up Zone opposite the Amora Hotel.
What To Bring
  • Suitable clothing for the day
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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$174.80AUD
or 4 payments of $43.70 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience
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