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Wairarapa, Cape Palliser & Kaitoke Regional Park Tour + Wine Tasting at Martinborough

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    10 Hours

  • Start time

    10am

  • Meeting Point

    Please make your way to the Wellington i-SITE Visitor Information Centre or avail pick-up from selected centrally located Wellington hotels.

    We can also pick you up from your cruise ship

  • Ending Point

    Same as starting point

Key Highlights

  • Relish two perfectly complementing experiences - a wine tasting and a dose of nature
  • Taste award-winning wines and enjoy a vineyard lunch at Martinborough
  • Drive through gorgeous locations like Hutt Valley, Remutaka Ranges, and more
  • Meet North Island’s adorable fur seals at Cape Palliser
  • Explore the fishing village of Ngawi, having more bulldozers than people
  • Hike up to the Cape Palliser Lighthouse and along the edge of Lake Onoke
  • Explore the scenic nature trails of Kaitoke Regional Park

Overview

A deliciously thrilling tour treating you to wine tasting sessions at Martinborough coupled with a dose of New Zealand’s natural treasures, from Hutt Valley to Lake Onoke, this is a must-do tour for anyone who wants to soak up Wellington's diverse charms. From a lunch amidst vineyards to a tryst with wild coasts and fishing villages, this journey is truly an unforgettable one!

Here’s all the fun the tour has in store for you!

  • Visit the mesmerising Kaitoke Regional Park, passing along the beautiful Hutt Valley, for a nature trail amidst the rainforest and crossing a thrilling swing bridge. (Pssst…. Both the National Park and Hutt Valley has been featured in Lord of the Rings!)
  • Enjoy a scenic drive over the Remutaka Ranges, including a stop at the summit for spectacular views, as well as down into the Wairarapa region and past Featherston.
  • Head to the quaint winery town of Martinborough, visiting award-winning wineries, sampling their world-renowned wines, enjoying their cellar door experiences and finally digging into a sumptuous lunch at a vineyard restaurant.
  • Drive along the breathtaking South Wairarapa Coast and into Cape Palliser before exploring the charming fishing village of Ngawi, known for having most bulldozers per capita in the world. 
  • The tour then heads to Cape Palliser on the rugged South Wairarapa Coast. Take in breathtaking coastal views across the South Island and visit the south eastern most point of New Zealand's North Island.
  • Meet the adorable seals at North Island's largest permanent fur seal colony.
  • Challenge yourself to a hike up the Cape Palliser Lighthouse and get rewarded with panoramic views of endless sea in front of you.
  • Take a stroll along the edge of Lake Onoke (Lake Ferry) while hearing about its history and watching local fishermen haul in their catches fresh from the ocean. 
  • Dig into a delightful dinner at the historic Lake Ferry Hotel to end your day.

About the Supplier: Founded by a true Wellington local, Zozo Travel is a personification of Phil’s passion for helping tourists and adventurers discover the heart of New Zealand.

Inclusions

  • Local guide
  • Transportation 
  • Lunch and Dinner 
  • All entry/tasting fees 

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (If you are still feeling generous though, go right ahead!)

Please note

Voucher Information: Sorry, but you will need to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we promise we are working on changing this). Unfortunately, at this time, we will not be able to give anyone a refund without a printed copy of his/her voucher.

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.

We accommodate a maximum of only 11 travellers per group so you can expect an engaging and intimate experience.

Please understand that our local operator can cancel the tour if only 1 person books it.

Pick up service from downtown Wellington commences 30 minutes prior to tour departure. We have selected hotels listed, but guests are welcome to request their own hotel and we will confirm if it's possible.

Additional info

You will be travelling by shared vehicles.

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