Palliser Bay and Coastal Delights Tour from Wellington20 reviews
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Stop At: Hammonds Wellington Tours, 111 Wakefield St, Wellington 3382 New Zealand
After being picked up from your Wellington hotel, relax and enjoy the scenery as you are driven through the city center and into the Lower and Upper Hutt valleys. Your knowledgeable tour guide will share interesting facts about Wellington’s history as you travel..
Stop At: Kaitoke Regional Park, Akatarawa Valley, Upper Hutt 5372 New Zealand
You’ll also see where the Great River Anduin, and visit Kaitoke Park, the location for Rivendell. See where Frodo’s recovery from the sword attack by the Ringwraiths was staged, and take a walk across the swing bridge to see the pristine river flowing below.
Stop At: Martinborough, New Zealand
As your tour continues through the Rimutaka and Tararua Ranges, your guide will point out local landmarks. Pass through the rural farming towns of Featherston and Martinborough before reaching the tiny settlement of Lake Ferry, where you’ll stop for lunch (included) at a country-style waterfront inn. On your return journey to Wellington, stop at a Martinborough winery for a tasting of New Zealand’s renowned wines. The region produces a range of wine varieties but is especially prized for its pinot noir.
Stop At: Lake Ferry Hotel, 2 Lake Ferry Rd, Lake Ferry 5772, New Zealand
Stop for lunch at the historic Lake Ferry Hotel – and perhaps try their famous fish and chips.
Stop At: Cape Palliser Lighthouse, Cape Palliser Rd New Zealand
After lunch, your tour continues to Cape Palliser Bay, where you’ll have an up-close encounter with one of New Zealand’s largest fur seal colonies. If you’re feeling energetic, follow the 250 steps leading up to the Cape Palliser lighthouse for some stupendous coastal views.
Stop At: Ngawi, Ngawi, Greater Wellington, North Island
Visit the Fishing Village of Ngawi.
- Wine tasting
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- Food and drinks, unless specified
148 Wakefield St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Traveler pickup is offered
- Wellington Intl Airport, Wellington New Zealand
Returns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Booking Terms and Conditions
When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.
Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:
What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.
What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.
What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.
Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.45 out of 5 based on the last 20 recent reviews