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Wellington's Lord of the Rings Half Day Tour

Wellington
Duration:
4 hours
From:
USD 66.20
Follow in the footsteps of Bilbo, Frodo and Gandalf on a half-day 'Lord of the Rings' tour from Wellington. See where Middle-earth was created in New Zealand's beautiful countryside on this Wellington 'Lord of the Rings' tour, and discover why the scenic region was chosen to film the famous 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Hobbit' movies. Visit movie director Peter Jackson's Wellington production base, Weta Studios, to see where LOTR and Hobbit production was completed, and go behind the scenes on this unique Wellington half-day tour.

Wellington City Sightseeing Small-Group Tour

Wellington City Sightseeing Small-Group Tour
Duration:
8 hours
From:
USD 121.94
<p>Journey into the heart of Wellington on this city sightseeing small-group tour. From its unearthly south coast to its bizarre central Beehive, the contrasts and quirkiness of Wellington's wonders are unequaled anywhere on earth. Travel by cable car to the top of the Botanical Gardens, marvel at the view from Mt Victoria, visit the Parliament buildings and Te Papa - the national museum.</p>

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If you have an extended layover at the Port of Wellington Terminal or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Wellington.LayoverIdeas.com.


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Private Shore Excursion: Wellington Photography TourShore Excursion

Private Shore Excursion: Wellington Photography Tour
Duration: 8 hours

Priced From: USD 275.24

<p>This private shore excursion from your cruise ships arrival into the Port of Wellington is a 8 hour Wellington photography tour and workshop. On this workshop, you'll learn how to shoot dramatic, awe-inspiring coastal landscapes, plus forest and river photography.</p>

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Scenic Shore Excursion of Wellington Highlights TourShore Excursion

Scenic Shore Excursion of Wellington Highlights Tour
Duration: 5 hours

Priced From: USD 114.97

Enjoy a 5 hour guided highlights tour of coastal Wellington. Tour highlights include spectacular views at the Mount Victoria Lookout, a scenic coastal drive from Oriental Parade around the Miramar Peninsula as well as a visit to the Weta Workshop Weta Cave with exclusive documentary viewing. Enjoy the views from the south Wellington Coast as far as Te Kopahou Reserve and/or Brooklyn Wind Turbine before a variety of optional central city stops including the Cable Car, National War Memorial or Old St Paul's Cathedral. Lunch (a main and a drink) at a seaside cafe is included.... Read More

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Weta Workshop Shore Excursion Evening with DinnerShore Excursion

Weta Workshop Shore Excursion Evening with Dinner
Duration: 4 hours

Priced From: USD 101.04

Enjoy a journey from Wellington CBD to the heart of Wellington's movie-making precinct. On arrival you will enjoy an extended evening Weta Cave Workshop tour. Guided by a Weta Workshop crew member, you'll explore a converted area of the Workshop full of props, costumes and models that appear in your favourite films. Afterwards, head to CoCo at the Roxy for a delicious three-course meal in gorgeous Art Deco surroundings, concluding with a night drive back to central Wellington.

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Shore Excursion - There and Back Again: The Full ExperienceShore Excursion

Shore Excursion - There and Back Again: The Full Experience
Duration: 4 hours

Priced From: USD 59.23

Enter the world of Weta Workshop with There and Back Again: The Full Experience, a guided round trip by Weta Studio Tours! You'll enjoy return transfers from Wellington i-SITE to Weta Studio Tours, where you'll explore our Weta Cave Workshop Tour and our Miniatures Stage Tour: Thunderbirds Are Go.<br>Your driver will highlight iconic film sites during your journey and you'll get priority seating to our exclusive documentary. A Weta Workshop crew member will then show you incredible props and costumes from films like The Hobbit and The Chronicles of Narnia, followed by a journey through the amazing miniatures of Thunderbirds Are Go!... Read More

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Wellington Sightseeing Tour

Wellington Sightseeing Tour
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Priced From: USD 66.20

Must See and Fun Tour of Wellington<br>Where your Wellington adventure begins …<br>Features include:<br> • Downtown entertainment area of Wellington<br> • Mt Victoria<br> • Rugged Coastline<br> • Weta Cave<br> • Southern Hemisphere's largest roundabout<br> • War Memorial park<br> • Cable Car<br> • Lady Norwood Rose Gardens<br> • Southern Hemisphere's largest wooden building<br> • Parliament Grounds<br> • Old St Paul's Cathedral... Read More

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Wellington Walking City and Food Tastes Shore ExcursionShore Excursion

Wellington Walking City and Food Tastes Shore Excursion
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Priced From: USD 138.66

Keen to have a well-rounded 'taste' of the city with a little time left over to explore on your own? Enjoy learning about history, architecture, street art, culture and more while enjoying delicious tastes from artisan producers? Then this tour could be for you. <br> <br>We commence at 9.30am from the Wellington City iSite, and walk our way around many quarters of the city. There is approximately 90 minutes of walking broken up by delicious eats and drinks! We will finish around 1pm and ensure you're comfortable with navigation around the city for your remaining time, and provide ideas on what is great to see while you're here.... Read More

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Wellington Walking City and Gourmet Shore ExcursionShore Excursion

Wellington Walking City and Gourmet Shore Excursion
Duration: 5 hours

Priced From: USD 222.98

This tour will give you an in-depth look and taste of Wellington city, including visiting artisan producer businesses, and hearing all about the city's history, architecture, street art, culture and more. You will then conclude with a light two-course wine or craft beer-matched lunch at a top Wellington eatery with more time to chat to your local knowledgeable guide about what it's like living here. <br> <br>We commence at 9.30am from the Wellington City iSite, and walk our way around many quarters of the city. There is approximately 90 minutes of walking broken up by delicious eats and drinks! We will finish around 2.30pm and ensure you're comfortable with navigation around the city for your remaining time with ideas on what is great to see while you're here, or we'll escort you back to the departure point right beside the ship shuttle.... Read More

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Remutaka Rail Trail Cycle Explorer - Cruise Ship Shore ExcursionShore Excursion

Remutaka Rail Trail Cycle Explorer - Cruise Ship Shore Excursion
Duration: 6 hours

Priced From: USD 94.07

Discover the Remutaka area's rich rail history and natural beauty on an easy, all-inclusive, 6 hour mountain biking day trip. The flagship of the Remutaka Cycle Trail, this trail is suitable for riders of all levels. Cycle through native, bird-filled forest, over bridges and through tunnels while enjoying views of the natural landscape and the old railway system. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch at the Summit and embark on a fun (but easily controllable) descent to Cross Creek in the Wairarapa, home to some of New Zealand's most scenic farmland.&nbsp; <br> <br>You will be provided with everything you will need for your adventure - transport to and from your cruise ship, comfort mountain bikes / eBikes with trunk bags for your personal effects, and all food - so all you need to do is&nbsp;wear appropriate clothing and be ready to ride! <br> <br> <b>Distance 18/25km, riding time 3-4 hours, total duration 6 hours</b>... Read More

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