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Wellington's Lord of the Rings Half Day Tour

Spend the morning or afternoon visiting Middle-earth on this half-day 'The Lord of the Rings' tour from Wellington. A guide with insider knowledge entertains Frodo fans on a journey into the scenic New Zealand countryside, plus locales like the Embassy Movie Theatre, site of the world premieres. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at LOTR movie production on a tour of Weta Studios and discover why director Peter Jackson selected this region to film the renowned trilogy along with ‘The Hobbit’ movies.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour

Discover the capital city of New Zealand on a 2.5-hour coach tour of Wellington. Your driver-guide points out the highlights, including historic landmarks and iconic buildings such as the Beehive and Old St Paul’s Cathedral. You’ll stroll through the Wellington Botanic Garden, drive through the suburbs of Seatoun and Oriental Bay, appreciate the vista over Wellington Harbour and the South Coast from Mt Victoria, and have the option to take a ride on the Wellington Cable Car.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Wellington Hop-on Hop-Off Bus Tour

See the top attractions of Wellington on a hop-on hop-off minivan tour that follows a 90 minute route throughout the capital city and its outskirts. You can hop off at any of the 11 stops to explore points of interest such as Mt Victoria Lookout, Wellington Zoo, Wellington Botanic Garden or the Te Papa museum on your own. Your guide points out sights such as Parliament & Old St Paul’s Church and the Cable Car on this small-group tour.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Zealandia by Night Tour

Gain entry to Zealandia at night and take a guided tour of Zealandia: The Exhibition, which showcases New Zealand’s natural history. Interact with a life-size model moa and Haast’s eagle — both extinct — and learn about the country’s conservation efforts to preserve other native species. Located just minutes from central Wellington, Zealandia includes a night tour of Sanctuary Valley, a fenced eco-sanctuary and safe haven for endemic animal and bird species such as the nocturnal little spotted kiwi.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Wellington City Sightseeing Small-Group Tour

Get introduced to the cosmopolitan city of Wellington on a small-group sightseeing tour by luxury mini-coach. You’ll travel along the south coast and into the heart the capital, including the suburb of Thorndon, site of the New Zealand Parliament Buildings and Beehive. Travel by cable car to the summit of Mt Victoria and visit the national Te Papa museum. Choose a half-day itinerary or upgrade for a full day that includes a beach picnic or cafe lunch. Numbers are limited to six people for an intimate experience.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-Day Wellington Sightseeing Tour

Tick off the top attractions of the Windy City on this private full-day tour of Wellington. Experience the myriad delights of New Zealand’s capital as you take in the views from Mt Victoria, spot seals at Red Rocks, then go behind-the-scenes with a 45-minute tour of the Weta Cave, where the special effects for Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit were created. After a scrumptious lunch at the Chocolate Fish Café (included), ride the cable car over Wellington and visit landmarks like the Botanical Gardens, the Parliament Buildings and the Beehive.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Private Wellington Photography Tour

A one day (8-hour) private Wellington photography tour and workshop. On this tour, you will learn how to shoot dramatic, awe-inspiring coastal landscapes including long exposures, plus forest and river photography. Benefit from expert photographic know-how from one of our professional landscape photographers and be guided into any one of a selection of locations for a unique photography experience tailored especially for you.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Full-Day Wellington Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour

Make easy work of Wellington’s hills and devise your own itinerary on this self-guided electric bike tour. Opt for a 1 or 2-day bike rental and zip between sights like the Weta Workshop, Te Papa Museum, or Zealandia Sanctuary; glide along the Wellington Waterfront; or escape the city to cycle the Rimutaka Rail Trail or take in the views from Mt Victoria.
  • Duration: 2 days
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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Southern Explorer Walk

On this guided hike, enjoy Wellington’s best views within a day. The walk begins near the central city and heads south through the bush-clad town belt to Houghton Bay on the South Coast. A shuttle collects you for a short drive around scenic bays to Owhiro Bay, the starting point for the walk out to the Red Rocks seal colony. This walk is a local favourite and few visitors to Wellington make it this far.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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4G LTE Pocket WiFi Rental, Internet Connection in Wellington - pick up at LAX

The new standard of international travel – Reserve a WiFi hotspot for your next vacation!
  • Duration: 1 to 90 days
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 1 to 90 days
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Small-Group Seal Colony and Wellington City Tour

Explore Wellington’s natural and cultural history on a full-day tour that includes the rugged south coast. See exhibits on maritime history at the renowned Museum of Wellington City & Sea, then travel by 4WD to Red Rocks Reserve near Owhiro Bay. Marvel at a New Zealand fur seal colony and sweeping views of Cook Strait and the Tasman Sea while an informative guide shares Maori myths and local birdlife. Enjoy a bistro lunch alongside Wellington Harbour on this small-group tour with a maximum of six people.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Remutaka Cycle Trail Highlights Tour from Wellington

Experience the highlights of The Remutaka Cycle Trail! Discover the Remutaka Incline's native bush and rail history, then explore the Wild Coast in all it's rugged beauty. 35km of moderate to challenging riding, across an all-inclusive 8-hour trip.Cycle through native, bird-filled forest, over bridges and through tunnels while enjoying views of the natural landscape and the old railway system. Reach Summit then embark on a fun descent to Cross Creek in the Wairarapa, before being shuttled through some of NZ's most scenic farmland to the coast for your afternoon ride around the coast to Orongorongo. We've seen orca, dolphins and seals in this area, and the landscapes are rugged but stunning.You will be provided with everything you will need for your adventure - transport to and from your accommodation, bikes with trunk bags for your personal effects, and all food - so all you need to do is wear appropriate clothing and be ready to ride!
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Wellington Self-Guided Audio Tour

Explore Wellington at your own pace with this self-guided audio tour. Follow your guide's directions to attractions all around the capital. Start at the iconic Cable Car, explore the city’s Botanical Gardens, visit the city’s museums and art galleries and take in the harbour from the summit of Mount Victoria.
  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
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  • Duration: 1 to 3 hours
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Paekakariki Escarpment Track

View the Kapiti Coast from a high vantage point on this guided walking tour of the Paekakariki Escarpment Track. Enjoy expansive sea views, dramatic gullies and rocky, exposed bluffs. With a little luck, you might meet a few sheep or goats. Don’t stress about making your way out to Paekakariki; the experience begins with a waterfront stroll in Wellington, followed by a short train ride out to the Kapiti Coast.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Wellington Full Day Tour

Wellington Full Day TourA fully escorted tour showcasing all of the best highlights of Wellington city and some of its outer suburbs.  Among visiting iconic landmarks, the tour will also include a cafe lunch beside the sea, and the choice of taking either a guided tour of the Weta Workshop Studios, or for the nature lovers, a guided tour of our renowned wildlife sanctuary Zealandia. Features include: • Mt Victoria lookout (360 views of Wellington) • Ride on Iconic Wellington Cable Car • Parliament Buildings (Beehive) • Old St Paul's Cathedral • Lady Norwood Rose Garden • Rocky coastline • Wahine Memorial • Drive through downtown Wellington • Lunch at a seaside cafe • Weta Cave Tour or Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary (tours are with a guide)
  • Duration: 387 to 420 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 387 to 420 minutes
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Wild Coast Cruiser Remutaka Cycle Tour

A challenging but rewarding day trip that can be easily lengthened to suit the rider. We shuttle you over the Remutakas and down to Ocean Beach in the Wairarapa before you jump on your bike and head around the coast to Orongorongo. Though beautiful and one of the highlights of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, it can be quite rugged and not for all riders - please read the trail info thoroughly before committing: <<http://remutakacycletrail.co.nz/remutaka-rimutaka-cycle-trail-map-the-wild-coast>> You will be provided with everything you will need for your adventure - transport to and from your accommodation, bikes with trunk bags for your personal effects, and all food - so all you need to do is wear appropriate clothing and be ready to ride! Distance 18km, riding time 3-5 hours, total duration 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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Temple

High-tech, magical puzzles, mysterious story lines, immersive themes and nonlinear game design. Discover the dark secrets of an ancient temple of a long lost civilization that used to worship the Gods of Death. We believe that a ceremony has been initiated to revive the Death Gods who will bring upon the Apocalypse. You and your team have been recruited as special agents to investigate the ruins, seal the Death Gods and save the world. Featuring interactive, electronic, automated puzzles, a unique and nonlinear game structure; be prepared for a challenging and fun game, where everyone will have to work together to accomplish the mission. Suitable for all ages, all occasions. Perfect for corporate and family events, birthdays, kids’ parties, 7 days a week. Quality games, outstanding customer service, five star online rating is our service guarantee. Bookings essential!
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Remutaka Highlights Package Cycle Tour

Experience the highlights of The Remutaka Cycle Trail! Discover the Remutaka Incline's native bush and rail history, then explore the Wild Coast in all it's rugged beauty. 35km of moderate to challenging riding, across an all-inclusive 9-hour trip. Cycle through native, bird-filled forest, over bridges and through tunnels while enjoying views of the natural landscape and the old railway system. Reach Summit then embark on a fun descent to Cross Creek in the Wairarapa, before being shuttled through some of NZ's most scenic farmland to the coast for your afternoon ride around the coast to Orongorongo. We've seen orca, dolphins and seals in this area, and the landscapes are rugged but stunning. You will be provided with everything you will need for your adventure - transport to and from your accommodation, bikes with trunk bags for your personal effects, and all food - so all you need to do is wear appropriate clothing and be ready to ride!
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$135.60
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  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Remutaka Rail Trail Explorer Cycle Tour

Discover the Remutaka Ranges' rich rail history & natural beauty. The flagship daytrip of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, this is suitable for riders of all levels, and can be lengthened or shortened to suit you. 18/25km of easy/moderate riding.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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8 Hour Comfort Cruiser Bike Hire

Discover Wellington's beautiful Eastern Bays and beyond, when you hire a comfort cruiser bike from The Bike Shed Pencarrow! The Bike Shed is conveniently located right next to the start of the Pencarrow coastal trail, and is easily accessed by public transport or car from Wellington or The Hutt Valley. Duration: 8 hour bike hire from The Bike Shed - Pencarrow, Eastbourne, Lower Hutt, Greater Wellington, North Island.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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4 Hour Kids Bike Hire

Hire a kids bike and discover Wellington's beautiful Eastern Bays and beyond with the whole family! The Bike Shed is conveniently located right next to the start of the Pencarrow coastal trail, and is easily accessed by public transport or car from Wellington or The Hutt Valley. Duration: 4 hour bike hire from The Bike Shed - Pencarrow, Eastbourne, Lower Hutt, Greater Wellington, North Island.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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8 Hour Comfort Mountain Bike Hire

Discover Wellington's beautiful Eastern Bays and beyond, when you hire a comfort mountain bike from The Bike Shed Pencarrow! The Bike Shed is conveniently located right next to the start of the Pencarrow coastal trail, and is easily accessed by public transport or car from Wellington or The Hutt Valley. Duration: 8 hour bike hire from The Bike Shed - Pencarrow, Eastbourne, Lower Hutt, Greater Wellington, North Island.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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From Source to Sea Remutaka Cycle Tour

We will pick you up with a 9am shuttle from your accommodation in Wellington and travel up to either Kaitoke or Maymorn (for a shorter ride). Follow the meandering Hutt River downhill from its source to its end at Seaview, then ride around the coastline to the beautiful Days Bay. You can either drop your bikes off at The Boatshed and go for a paddle on a kayak or SUP, jump on the ferry back to Wellington, or take your 5.30pm shuttle back to your doorstep. 39/46km of moderate riding, suitable for riders with reasonable levels of fitness.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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4 Hour Comfort Cruiser Bike Hire

Discover Wellington's beautiful Eastern Bays and beyond, when you hire a comfort cruiser bike from The Bike Shed Pencarrow! The Bike Shed is conveniently located right next to the start of the Pencarrow coastal trail, and is easily accessed by public transport or car from Wellington or The Hutt Valley. Duration: 4 hour bike hire from The Bike Shed - Pencarrow, Eastbourne, Lower Hutt, Greater Wellington, North Island.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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