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Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour

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US$ 38.61
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    What to Expect
    Get an overview of Wellington, New Zealand’s dynamic capital, on this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour — a great introduction for those short on time. Meet your driver-guide at a central location and get settled aboard the comfortable coach, then listen to informative commentary on Wellington’s history and landmarks.

    Pass by the neoclassical Parliament House and learn about the unusual architectural design of the Beehive (aka Executive Wing). You’ll make a stop at the heritage-listed Old St Paul’s Church to walk around and admire its timber construction.

    Meander the paths of the 62-acre (25-hectare) Wellington Botanic Garden, following your guide to the Begonia House and Lady Norwood Rose Garden. Opt for a scenic 5-minute ride from here to the city center on the Wellington Cable Car (own expense).

    Next, your coach motors up to the Mt Victoria lookout, which boasts sweeping views over Wellington, before returning to the coast. You’ll pass through Oriental Parade, Seatoun and Thorndon, and soak up the bustling atmosphere of the Wellington waterfront, before your tour ends.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    I site bus pickup, 148 Wakefield St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Driver/guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Cable car
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Wellington Cable Car
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • 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
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We extended our time in Wellington to see a bit more of the city and Hammonds did not disappoint! Our tour guide was punctual, professional and knowledgeable - thanks Karen! The bus was comfortable, and we highly recommend the tour to see the city and coastal highlights of the
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    I went on this tour solo in August 2019. I showed up to the bus stop as instructed on time and was greeted by Karen, who is a career tourism professional who takes pride in presenting her city, Wellington, to the world. We left promptly and covered the top scenic and cultural
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    Really enjoyed the sightseeing tour today and I learnt & saw so much of Wellington in just 3 hours. Lorraine was an amazing guide and shared so much about the history of the city. I definitely recommend Hammond's to anyone who is interested in learning more about Wellington from
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    The Guide Lorraine was excellent , however the Trip Advisers telephone confirmation that we will be picked up from Sofitel Wellington was not honoured . We managed some how but it was a challenge as the instructions of the office was not very logical or scientific.
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    Response from Mobile67111784736, Manager at Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour
    Responded 23 Jun 2019
    Pleased you enjoyed Lorraine, she is a new guide but doing a fabulous job. Sorry the information on the Sofitel pick up was confusing, we will work on this. We can't pick up from that hotel as no room for a large vehicle and a very narrow street. We need to meet at the corner which is a very short stroll. We will work on our instructions for future clients, again our apologies. Warm regards Robin
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    The weather was miserable (windy and rainy), but Jack, our tour guide was terrific. He was knowledgeable and enthusiastic about Wellington. Gave us a first-hand, personal account of what its like to live there. Also, took us to a special stop from the Fellowship of the Rings.
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    Response from Mobile67111784736, Day coordinator at Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour
    Responded 16 Jun 2019
    Hi there, thanks for doing the tour, especially on such a miserable day. Glad Jack made it worthwhile for you, Wellington is a great place rain or shine! Nga Mihi Janet
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 2h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish
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