Wellington, New Zealand

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Overview

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.
  • Hop-on hop-off tour of Wellington by minivan
  • Choose to disembark at any of 11 convenient stops to visit specific sights in depth
  • Explore the natural world at Zealandia, Wellington Zoo, Carter Observatory or the Botanic Gardens
  • Stop for photo ops at the top of Mt Victoria where you get great views overlooking Wellington
  • Hear informative commentary onboard the minivan from your friendly and knowledgeable guide
Start your hop-on hop-off minivan tour at the Wellington i-Site Visitor Centre. Your guide makes a brief photo stop at Mt Victoria, but you can disembark at any of the 11 stops to visit a site in more depth on your own.

View interactive exhibits on Maori culture at the Te Papa Tongarewa, a premier museum, or take in contemporary design at City Gallery Wellington; delve into Wellington’s maritime history at the award-winning Museum of Wellington; discover New Zealand wildlife at Zealandia or the Wellington Zoo; stroll Wellington Botanic Garden; or gaze up at the southern hemisphere in the Carter Observatory’s digital planetarium.

Your ticket is valid for the day of purchase (tickets purchased for the last departure of the day are also valid for the following day), and your driver can tell you when the next minivan will arrive to take you to the next location. If you’d like to check out great cafés, restaurants and shops, disembark at chic Courtenay Place, bohemian Cuba Precinct or the gorgeous waterfront around Oriental Bay. Wellington offers so much to explore, you may not want to leave.

Itinerary

Stop 1. Wellington i-Site & City Gallery
Stop 2. Courtney Place/Embassy Theatre
Stop 3. Mt Victoria Lookout - Photo stop
Stop 4. Wellington Zoo
Stop 5. War Memorial/Great War Exhibition
Stop 6. Cable Car
Stop 7. Zealandia
Stop 8. Botanic Garden/Lady Norwood Rose Garden
Stop 9. Parliament & Old St Pauls Cathedral
Stop 10. Wellington Museum
Stop 11. Te Papa National Museum

Reviews

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a
, Jul 2018

Awesome !!!

l
, Apr 2018

This tour was amazing!

R
, Apr 2018

This was okay. Not a regular hoho bus. It was a mini van that did the route because the streets are too narrow for a big bus. The driver did give commentary. We stayed on for the entire route then left at the stop by the ship. I wondered what would happen if too many people hopped off and then all tried to get back on at the same stop? Also, it was a rather long walk to where you pick up the bus and the directions were very confusing. We had to stop and ask people for help three times to find the meeting spot.

c
, Mar 2018

Once we found the bus, we had a really good time. The city of Wellington had wonderful volunteers who helped us as we were walking along. The botanical gardens were spectacular! Don't miss the Te Papa museum. It was so interesting and was free. Decided not to try the cable car.

D
, Mar 2018

Great company to deal with. Knowledgeable and obliging driver. Awesome scenery.

T
, Mar 2018

Very pretty drive. The bus driver was very nice and helpful. Small bus/van. Comfortable.

G
, Mar 2018

Very glad not to have to walk to the top of Wellington to see the sights. A very personal service.

s
, Mar 2018

HiEasy to access from cruise terminal We went to the top of the hill down and up the funicular,coffee up top in a cute cafe,then walked down through the Botanical Gardens. Lovely gardens but quite a hike in the rather hot and windy weather on the day.Caught the bus again and listened to the commentary as we saw the sights,back to town.Cheap and easy for cruisers.

M
, Mar 2018

Excellent way to see Wellington. All drivers very informative. Even if weather inclement, there will be enough sheltered activities to enjoy.

A
, Mar 2018

The driver was very knowledgeable and friendly. The tour covered all the old and new areas of the city which was very handy to see if there were any places to visit that had not already been seen. Definitely the best way to see the highlinghts.


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