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Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour

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    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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    Reviewed 20 June 2019

    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...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Md Safiqur K
    Mobile67111784736, Manager at Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 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...More

    Reviewed 16 June 2019

    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...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank edwardj400
    Mobile67111784736, Day coordinator at Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 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

    Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

    Hubby and I thoroughly enjoyed our Welly tour with the kind and knowledgeable driver Lorraine. The tour was intimate, relaxed, unrushed and we learnt heaps. We definitely recommend Hammonds as a quick, easy and fun way of exploring the city.

    Date of experience: April 2019
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    Mobile67111784736, Day tour coordinator at Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

    Glad you enjoyed our tour. Lorraine (and Hammonds) are very proud of our capital city! Thank you for letting us show you around. Nga mihi, Janet

    Reviewed 15 April 2019

    We had a few hours in Wellington and we thought this was a quick way to see the sites quickly. The guide wasn't the greatest but if you're looking for something to see the highlights quickly for a reasonable price, this is it.More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank SeanL277
    Mobile67111784736, Manager at Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2019

    Thanks for your feedback, pleased you enjoyed the tour. It is a great tour to see the sights when time is limited and you get a great insight into our fab city. We are working with our new team and the guides are working hard...More

    Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

    Hammonds Wellington Sightseeing and Coastline Tour. Saw a lot in three hours, very pleasant and knowledgeable bus driver. Highly recommend it!

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank tiannareedjuenglin05
    Mobile67111784736, Day tour coordinator at Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2019

    Hi there, thanks for letting us show you around our fabulous city. Glad you enjoyed your time with us. Nga mihi, Janet

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    13 August 2019|
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    Response from Neal W | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, We booked a Wellington Tour with Richard at Explor Tours through Viator, excellent tour. The tour bus, no exaggeration, picked us up on the pier virtually at the gangway!! Enjoy, Neal
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    8 June 2019|
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    Response from Neal W | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Sue, I understand this company has access to many vehicles, suggest you contact Richard on richard@xplortours.nz for further advice.
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    21 January 2019|
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    Response from lynnegjones13 | Reviewed this property |
    Depends what time the tour leaves. At least you don’t have to cope with tenders. Ships shuttle bus drops off at the ‘I site’ office where the tour leaves from. Tons of time to site see after the tour.
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