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Spectacular Wellington - Private Sightseeing Tour - Half DayBus Tours

Spectacular Wellington - Private Sightseeing Tour - Half Day

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We make Wellington easy for you. On your private tour you will explore our inner city, historic buildings, our beautiful beaches and hills. Learn about our history, our people & our earthquakes from a passionate local. Enjoy flexibility, informed conversation, individual attention, personal space in our comfortable vehicle and the opportunity to connect with the Wellington that locals love. Why chose a uTours private tour: Travel only with your friends (maximum 6). Your tour will be personalised to reflect your interests, pace & time requirements. Your vehicle is cleaned thoroughly between tours. You will be met on time at an agreed location, usually your accommodation. We will communicate with you quickly and clearly. You will be driven safely, have fun & be well looked after. At the end of your tour, you will have a good sense of Wellington. Available as a shore excursion, based on your ship's schedule. uTours – where it's all about Wellington and all about you!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$109.24
From
$109.24

Half Day Martinborough Winery Tour from WellingtonDay Trips

Half Day Martinborough Winery Tour from Wellington

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An hour or so north of Wellington, Martinborough is fast making a name for itself as one of the Southern Hemisphere’s leading wine regions. Each weekend, Wellingtonians make the trek over the Remutakas to escape to this European-style wine village. This small group tour is a convenient way to visit Martinborough. There’s no need to stress about driving on country backroads, and no need to plan the day’s itinerary - leaving you to focus on the wine and the iconic scenery.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$96.18
Price varies by group size
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$96.18
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Wellington Electric Bike TourMountain Bike Tours

Wellington Electric Bike Tour

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When you ship docks in Wellington, explore New Zealand's vibrant capital city while getting fresh air and exercise on an electric bike tour. Ride along the Wellington Waterfront and Miramar Peninsula, pedaling past beaches, urban landmarks, and residential neighborhoods with a guide and small group. Stop often to snap photos, and use the bike’s battery power to easily scale Mt. Maupuia for stellar views over the city and coast.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$85.88
From
$85.88

Wellington Scenic Farm TourHalf-day Tours

Wellington Scenic Farm Tour

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See a side of Wellington that you won’t find on any typical sightseeing tour with this half-day trip around the region’s farms and rural outposts. Visit a local wind farm with turbines over 360 feet tall; make friends with plenty of sheep and cattle, and even some horses at the Ohariu Valley Equestrian Center; enjoy a charming afternoon tea in an isolated shepherd’s cabin with exceptional views of the Cook Strait and South Island. Get in touch with New Zealand’s agricultural roots on this totally unique tour.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$82.44
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$82.44

Martinborough Winery Private TourDay Trips

Martinborough Winery Private Tour

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Martinborough is known as one of New Zealand's premier wine regions. This private tour takes you to three of the best Martinborough wineries—Palliser Estate, Poppies Martinborough, and Te Kairanga Wines—tastings included. Cellar door experiences let you sample world-class wines. Departure time is flexible, with hotel or port pickup from Wellington.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$116.79
Price varies by group size
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$116.79
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Guided Wellington Sightseeing Tour by Electric BikeMountain Bike Tours

Guided Wellington Sightseeing Tour by Electric Bike

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The hills around Wellington offer a spectacular backdrop for a cycling tour, but you don’t need to worry about biking uphill. This 4-hour electric bike tour takes all the effort out of cycling, so you can concentrate on admiring the sights and enjoying the views.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$88.62
From
$88.62

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa: Mana Māori TourCity Packages

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa: Mana Māori Tour

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Get a 60-minute introduction to the highlights of Te Papa’s ‘taonga,’ meaning a ‘cultural treasures’ in the Māori language. While admission to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is free, a small-group tour with a museum guide offers more insight on the enrich your understanding of this unique culture.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.74
From
$13.74
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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa: Small Group Guided TourAttraction Tickets

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa: Small Group Guided Tour

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Get a personal introduction to Te Papa Tongarewa, New Zealand’s premier museum based in Wellington. This 1-hour guided tour provides an overview of the museum’s interactive exhibits, artifacts, fine art and natural history displays so that you can better explore the collection on your own. You’ll get a deeper look at Maori cultural heritage and colonial history with an expert guide who share insights and offers suggestions for galleries that might suit your interests.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.74
From
$13.74
Taking safety measures

Sightsee Wellington Combo Tour Including Guided Tour of Te PapaDay Trips

Sightsee Wellington Combo Tour Including Guided Tour of Te Papa

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Combine a morning of sightseeing in Wellington with an afternoon visit to Te Papa, New Zealand's national museum. See Wellington landmarks such as the Beehive and St Paul’s Cathedral, take a ride on the Wellington Cable Car (own expense), and admire the views from the top of Mount Victoria. After lunch (own expense), enjoy a guided tour of Te Papa, take in the highlights of the permanent exhibitions, and learn more about NZ’s rich Maori history and heritage.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.24
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$50.24

Get out of the City - Wellington Region Full-day Private Tour Bus Tours

Get out of the City - Wellington Region Full-day Private Tour

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We love the city, but sometimes you just have to get in touch with nature. Boasting beautiful beaches, wetlands teeming with birds & stunning rural country, you will sample the best of the greater Wellington region including the Kāpiti Coast and the Hutt Valley. Ideal for those who have visited before or want to see a little bit more than the city. uTours offers you flexibility, informed conversation, individual attention, personal space and the opportunity to connect with the Wellington that locals love. Why chose a uTours private tour: Travel only with your friends (maximum 6 people). Your tour will be personalised to reflect your interests, pace & time requirements. Your vehicle is cleaned thoroughly between tours. You will be driven safely, have fun & be well looked after. We will communicate quickly and clearly. Shore excursion timing - based on your ship's schedule. uTours – it really is all about you!
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$177.94
From
$177.94

Mercedes Viano Wellington TourHalf-day Tours

Mercedes Viano Wellington Tour

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Travel Instyle with a German Luxury car or Van and be guided by Aaron a kiwi born Chef and Guide. Enjoy local hospitality and guided recommendations for shopping and food including Manuka honey Sheep skins and Jade/Greenstone.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$309.15
per group
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$309.15
per group

Private Kapiti Coast Full Day TourDay Trips

Private Kapiti Coast Full Day Tour

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This tour is all about you. We travel in luxury to the Kapiti region just north of Wellington and can customize the tour to suit your needs.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$188.93
From
$188.93
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Coastal Kapiti: Private Sightseeing Tour - Full DayBus Tours

Coastal Kapiti: Private Sightseeing Tour - Full Day

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Enjoy yourself on a relaxing private tour heading north to the Kāpiti Coast. Appreciate the Coast's natural unspoiled beauty, deserted beaches, local bird life, fabulous art and great food at a relaxed pace. Car enthusiasts will not want to miss the over 400 classic cars at Southward Car Museum. uTours offers you flexibility, informed conversation, individual attention, personal space and the opportunity to connect with the Kāpiti that locals love. Why chose uTours: Travel only with your friends (max 6 people). Your tour will be personalised to reflect your interests, pace & time requirements. Your vehicle is cleaned thoroughly between tours. You will be met on time at an agreed location, usually your accommodation. We will communicate with you quickly and clearly. You will be driven safely, have fun & be well looked after. May be available as a shore excursion, depending on your ship's schedule. uTours – it really is all about you!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.94
From
$177.94

Spectacular Wellington: Private Sightseeing Tour - Full DayBus Tours

Spectacular Wellington: Private Sightseeing Tour - Full Day

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There are plenty of tours that take visitors around Wellington’s many highlights, but there aren’t many that can be customized down to the stop. On this private sightseeing tour, though, choose between a half-day and a full-day tour and see the side of Wellington that most excites you. Personalize your schedule with the help of your private guide and visit attractions like the New Zealand Parliament, the Wellington Cable Car and the Weta Workshop Weta Cave.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.94
From
$177.94

Wellington luxury custom sceneic tours Bus Tours

Wellington luxury custom sceneic tours

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New Zealand’s charming capital is known as a vibrant cultural hub with plenty of attractions to explore. This fully customizable, half-day tour lets visitors choose their own itinerary from a curated list of the city’s best sights. This tour is the perfect option for first-time travelers to Wellington, particularly those looking for experiences catered to their individual preferences.
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  • 3 to 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.74
From
$127.74

Martinborough Wine ExperienceCultural Tours

Martinborough Wine Experience

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Martinborough - just a stone's throw from central Wellington - is one of New Zealand's most prestigious and awarded wine areas. This full-day tour includes tastings at three boutique wineries, showcasing some of the finest local drops from the region, and travels through beautiful natural scenery featured in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. For those less inclined to wine, stop at a local brewery to try some craft beers.
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  • 7 hours to 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$171.76
From
$171.76

Top attractions city and scenic sightseeing toursCultural Tours

Top attractions city and scenic sightseeing tours

Enjoy a personalized 2-hour City Tour or 5-hour City and Scenic Tour of Wellington City and its immediate surrounds. You’ll take in many places of interest, landmarks and lookouts and with a maximum number of 3 persons, the tours are highly personalized and customizable. Frequent stops allow photography to be specifically catered for and assistance is provided with your point and shoot, SLR or DSLR camera to ensure you get good photographs of the attractions and from the carefully selected vantage points with amazing views overlooking Wellington
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$79.01
From
$79.01

Intro to Wellington Bike TourMountain Bike Tours

Intro to Wellington Bike Tour

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The essential introduction to Wellington! Jump on a bike and our guide will show you around the Wellington Waterfront and introduce you to some fascinating past and present figures who have made Wellington the creative capital it is today. This tour is perfect for those with just a couple of hours to spare or who prefer their riding to be only on cycle paths. This route is only 10km so the riding is easy and the distance is short (if you're after a longer bike ride, check out our Half Day Tour). Our Introduction to Wellington tour is set at an easy pace with plenty of time for questions and taking photos at each of the tour stops. Our tour focuses on six city shaping people and we’ll point out some key Wellington landmarks along the way including the Parliament, Wellington Stadium, Te Papa Museum, Cuba St, Oriental Bay, Wellington Railway Station and the historic Wellington Waterfront. We use regular bikes for this tour as it's mostly flat, but you can upgrade to an electric bike.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.27
From
$65.27

Capital Creatives: Wellington Art Tour - Private Full DayBus Tours

Capital Creatives: Wellington Art Tour - Private Full Day

Your time in Wellington is short but your passion for art is big. Spend the day with a local artist, whilst checking out our stunning scenery. We will take you to the art that matches your interests: Craft, Community, Conceptual or Portraiture, Sculpture and Cultural. Enjoy flexibility, informed conversation, individual attention, personal space in our comfortable vehicle and the opportunity to connect with the Wellington that locals love. Why chose a uTours private tour: Travel only with your friends (maximum 6). Your tour will be personalised to reflect your interests, pace & time requirements. Your vehicle is cleaned thoroughly between tours. You will be met on time at an agreed location, usually the Port or your accommodation. We will communicate with you quickly and clearly. You will be driven safely, have fun & be well looked after. Available as a shore excursion, based on your ship's schedule. uTours – where it's all about you & the art!
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.94
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$177.94

Museum of Te Papa Tongarewa: Twilight Guided TourCity Packages

Museum of Te Papa Tongarewa: Twilight Guided Tour

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The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, which translates as "the place of treasures of this land," is Wellington’s must-visit attraction. Popular with tourists and Kiwis alike, Te Papa—or Our Place—is a treasure trove of New Zealand history and art. On this 45-minute express tour, you’ll explore the museum in the early evening, when the daytime crowds have thinned. Check off the main highlights on each of the museum’s six floors, and gain additional insight into New Zealand’s land and history from your guide’s commentary.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$13.74
From
$13.74
Taking safety measures

Wellington Waterfront Bike TourMountain Bike Tours

Wellington Waterfront Bike Tour

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Bundle up for this 3-hour bike tour around “Windy Wellington,” so nicknamed due to the high winds brought in by the Cook Straight. Head out along the waterfront past the Te Papa museum and the beaches of Oriental Bay. Cruise the southern coastline, admiring the colorful Victorian homes and picturesque views. Plenty of stops for photos and sightseeing are included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$101.68
Price varies by group size
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$101.68
Price varies by group size
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The best of Wellington walking tourCity Packages

The best of Wellington walking tour

Together with the professional guide, you will visit the most charming places in the city. You will have a chance to explore the city, while hearing fascinating facts and legends. Why does Wellington boast a compact downtown area that’s easy to explore on foot and a wealth of architectural styles? Wellington is known as one of the most picturesque capital cities you will ever fine and is clustered around a sparking bay, surrounded by green forested mountains and stretches up beautiful forested valleys. You will be surprised how many stories are hidden in the streets, buildings and corners of Wellington Your charming guide will tell you what is special and unique about living in this city. Perfect for those who are visiting the city for the first time and want to get the most of it! * You will be guided by a local charismatic guide * You will hear the stories and legends of the city * You will visit the charming places
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
From
$457.93
per group
From
$457.93
per group
Taking safety measures

Private 5HR Wellington TourDay Trips

Private 5HR Wellington Tour

Kiwi Guide who knows all the best places to visit. Trained on the history and geology of our beautiful Aotearoa (land of the long white cloud); New Zealand. Your Guide can tailor the 5 hours to suit your personal preferences, likes and dislikes. We can also pick you up and drop you off when it suits you, and where it suits you.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$202.20
Price varies by group size
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$202.20
Price varies by group size

Private 4HR Wellington TourHalf-day Tours

Private 4HR Wellington Tour

Kiwi Guide who knows all the best places to visit. Trained on the history and geology of our beautiful Aotearoa (land of the long white cloud); New Zealand. Your Guide can tailor the 4 hours to suit your personal preferences, likes and dislikes. We can also pick you up and drop you off when it suits you, and where it suits you.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$185.14
Price varies by group size
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$185.14
Price varies by group size

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