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Wellington’s Coastal Gems Tour: Wellington Waterfront, Mt Victoria, Oriental Bay, Miramar Peninsula, Taputeranga, Te Kopahou & More

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    5 Hours

  • Start time


  • 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 the starting point

Key Highlights

  • Dig into stunning views of the city from Mt Victoria Lookout and Wellington Waterfront
  • Marvel at spectacular coasts like Oriental Bay, Shelly Bay, Miramar Peninsula and more
  • Unleash your love for Lord of the Rings and incredible VFX works at the Weta Cave Shop
  • Check out the the country's oldest and huge Brooklyn Wind Turbine
  • Visit the incredible Taputeranga Marine Reserve and Te Kopahou Reserve Visitors Centre


Discover Wellington’s coastal wonders as you discover the outskirts of this city on this tour. With your transportation and all kinds of entry fees taken care of, you can travel in utmost comfort and just focus on experiencing this beautiful destination. From a tryst with Lord of the Rings to a coastal spectacle, this tour will keep you hooked. You may choose to ride the cable car up or be dropped off at the top for a view or if you wish, take a walk through the Botanical Gardens or do a drive through to the Lady Norwood Rose Garden. On the way back, you can even enjoy optional stops National War Memorial, Brooklyn Wind Turbine or Old St Paul’s Cathedral.

Here’s all the excitement lined up for you!

  • Head to the wonderful Wellington Waterfront to enjoy mesmerising views of the city’s skyline
  • Hike up to Mt. Victoria Lookout for stunning 360-degree views of the city and its picturesque harbour
  • Enjoy a drive along Oriental Bay and Evans Bay Parade, crossing the iconic Wellington Blown Away sign 
  • Discover the hub of Weta Studios - the hottest VFX and animation company for Hollywood, who rose to fame especially for their magnificent portrayal of the Lord of the Rings franchise
  • Explore Weta Cave Shop with its life-sized sculptures, mini-museums and an exclusive documentary (a real treat if you are a movie buff)
  • Feast your eyes on Shelly Bay and the Miramar Peninsula with a scenic drive
  • Ride up to the Brooklyn Wind Turbine - the oldest wind turbine in New Zealand; here you can get panoramic views of the city below
  • Enjoy lunch at the the Chocolate Fish Cafe, a quintessentially Kiwi cafe.
  • Tour the gorgeous south Wellington coast with visits to the Taputeranga Marine Reserve and Te Kopahou Reserve Visitors Centre

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.


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

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 2 people have booked it.

The Old St Paul's visit is currently replaced with a stop at the Parliament Buildings (as Old St Paul's is undergoing renovation until May 2020).

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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