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We are a family-owned tour company priding ourselves on leaving you with a WOW impression of our city. We offer a variety of half and full day tours or if you would prefer we can create tours tailored to your needs.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Wellington 5018, New Zealand
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+64 21 248 3604
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Richard made discovering Wellington, great fun. He obviously enjoys engaging with people and showing people his town. He has a great sense of humor and a lot of knowledge. He added to the sweetness of the tour with Hokey Pokey and candies.

Thank Constance S
Richard B, Owner at Xplor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Constance Thank you very much for your review it is really appreciated. I enjoyed taking you around Wellington. We had some fun which is always important. Safe travels home to Arizona. Once again a BIG thank you for the review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience overall was WOW! Richard is a fantastic Guide. I really enjoyed the day with him and others on the tour. I would recommend this Tour for anyone who wants a good insight about Wellington to go With Richard he is AMAZING.More

Thank Ruiha C
Richard B, Owner at Xplor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ruiha Thank you very much for the review, it is really appreciated. I like to have a lot of interaction on my tour and it was great to see you getting involved. I have some good photos and they will be posted today. Once...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Richard's tour is absolutely fantastic as it shows you all the great attractions in Wellington. As a tour guide, Richard is very informative and professional. But I feel more like I was showed around by a lovely friend.I enjoyed every single moment with his tour....More

Thank suez0814
Richard B, Owner at Xplor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sue Thank you for your review it is really appreciated. It was fun taking you around Wellington and I am glad that you enjoyed the tour. Once again thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Richard gave us a great tour around the city. Wowed us a couple of times with stats on all major attractions. Enjoyed his choice of lunch stop for us at the Chocolate Fish followed by our dessert of a Hokey Pokey ice cream on Oriental...More

Thank 70joy2018
Richard B, Owner at Xplor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Joy Thank you for your review it is really appreciated. It was nice taking the four of you around Wellington. I am glad you enjoyed the WOWs, the lunch and the tour overall. Once again thank you for the review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Richard's Wellington city tour is a great way to see all the sites the city has to offer. He is very knowledgeable, and adds little personal touches (ice cream and chocolates!) that make a world of difference. Most well thought , entertaining city tour I...More

Thank Lisa157121
Richard B, Owner at Xplor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lisa Thank you very much for your review it is really appreciated. I try and make my tours fun and entertaining and I am glad that you found it to be so. Once again thank you for your review.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Richard completely WOWed us for five plus hours, providing such an interesting factual commentary all along the way up Mt Victoria to Miramar and the Weta Workshops tour, the Cablecar, searching for the tunnel one of our party's father built, and all the other highlights...More

Thank Sonyah45
Richard B, Owner at Xplor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sonya Thank you very much for your review it is really appreciated. I am glad that I WOWed you as that is what I try and do on my tours. The ladies on the tour were great to be with and accepted all my...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent tour and guide, I usually use the city hop on hop off sightseeing tours but this was a much better way to see the city! I had one full day in Wellington and after this tour felt like I had made the best use...More

Thank Fiona S
Richard B, Owner at Xplor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Fiona Thank you for your great review. As you say my tour has plenty of stops and you do not have to wait half an hour for the next bus. My main focus is for the tour to provide lots of information about Wellington...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What more can I say than what an amazing tour! We were picked up from our hotel and taken out to the wine region by an amazing tour guide Richard. During the drive to the wine region, he gave us a run down of the...More

Thank Wayne D
Richard B, Owner at Xplor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Wayne. Thank you very much for your great review. It was a pleasure taking you and Liam on the Martinborough Wine Tour. I hope you enjoyed the wine you did not send home and had a great time in Christchurch and Queenstown. Once again...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018

Excellent morning with a delightful couple. A three hours tour discovering Wellington and surroundings with interesting historical information and delicious surprises. Well done Richard and Lynn. Even a whale appears to say an hello! Great!More

Thank Carla Sofia D
Richard B, Owner at Xplor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Carla thank you for your review on trip advisor. Your comment to me at the end of tour that it was like going around Wellington with a friend made me feel very special. Lynn and I really enjoyed the tour with your family. One day...More

Reviewed 6 July 2018

I went on this tour with my best friend. I'm in a wheelchair so tours aren't the easiest thing but Richard made me feel like an inconvenience whatsoever. We were in a private car so we just folded my chair up and down whenever we...More

Thank AliciaKapa
Richard B, Owner at Xplor Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Alicia thank you very much for your review it is really appreciated. It was a pleasure taking you and Stee around Wellington. I still can see the delight on your face at the places we visited. You are very lucky to have a friend like...More

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I am sorry but do not really require an interpreter.
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I can pick up from the cruise ship if need be
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