Wellington Tours and Rentals
There are many ways to explore Wellington and a guided tour is a great way to make the most of your time in New Zealand’s capital City. The choices range from bushwalking, seal watching, mountain biking and cultural tours through to the popular Lord of the Rings tours. You can choose a day tour or an extended adventure tour depending on how much time you have. There are some good one day tours of Wellington City which take you to all the leading attractions and introduce you to the beauty of the area. There are day tours to the Kapiti Coast where you can indulge in locally produced cheese, olives, chocolate and ice cream, visit a car museum and take in the magnificent views of the coast. Helicopter flights are another way to see the Wellington sights and tours will take you to the beautiful Marlborough Sounds in the South Island or on a coastal flight to see the landmarks, seals and prolific birdlife in the Wellington area. If you are a Lord of the Rings fan, there is a large choice of tours to see where the film was made. Tours will take you to a selection of locations and run you through a scene by scene commentary for either a half day or a full day. The ultimate Lord of the Rings tour combines a helicopter ride and winery lunch.
To experience the traditional Maori way of life, take a cultural tour through Wellington and discover how New Zealand’s history was shaped. Take a tour out to the Wairarapa to enjoy the wineries of Martinborough, horse trekking or bush walking. Outdoor adventure tours around Wellington include Sailing, Diving, bungy jumping and skydiving. Extended tours of New Zealand which include Wellington as a destination can be found through AAT Kings and Adventure Tours while cruises around New Zealand’s ports are available through P&O Cruises. Most Wellington Tours pick up and drop off from your accommodation and Wellington is such a compact City it won’t be hard to connect with those who don’t. If you are on holiday with the kids they will enjoy a tour out to the rocky shorelines to interact with the fur seals, penguins and albatross. Take time when you are in Wellington to enjoy a cruise across to the South Island on the ferry, you can also take your car if you like. Wellington Tours often have specials so contact our travel agents for further details on booking your next Wellington holiday.