Things to Do in Wellington

Wellington New Zealand

Things to do in Wellington include to explore the capital city, discover the film sites of Lord of the Rings, and horse back riding in Wairarapa.

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Wellington's Lord of the Rings Locations Tour including Lunch

Welcome to Middle Earth. Your full day tour visits 9 different locations (including 20+ scenes) explores Mount Victoria Greenbelt, Wellywood suburbs, Hobbits surfing coastline and the gorgeous native forest park of Rivendell. The picnic lunch is world famous and you will go home with fantastic photos of Lord of the Rings scenes.


Wellington By Night Twilight Tour


Escape the city to explore Wellington's South Coast at dusk before driving up through Mount Victoria's Greenbelt for fantastic views of the city lights. You can experience a glow worm walk by torch light through Otari - Wiltons bush and finish at the Top of the Cable Car view.


Wairarapa Adventure Tour including Wine Tasting from Wellington

Enjoy a range of things to do in Wellington like adventure activities and sightseeing amidst the scenic Wairarapa countryside. You can choose from 2-hour horse trekking, guided chasm walk or high ropes course in the morning. After a homestead lunch you will visit a vineyard for wine tasting and explore the Martinborough township before returning back to Wellington city.


Wellington Mountain Bike and Hike Day Tour including Lunch


Experience some great downhill mountain biking amongst the things to do in Wellington without to much uphill. About an hour north of Wellington you enter the Rimutaka Forest Park, home to disused Rimutaka Rail Trail. Climb to the top of the hill with a 600m tunnel. From here it is all downhill for 8 kilometers. No roads, no people, no interruptions you will come away exhilarated!


Wellington's Lord of the Rings Half Day Tour

Welcome to Middle Earth. Follow in the footsteps of Hobbits, Dwarfs, Elves and Men for a unique Wellington experience on this half-day Lord of the Rings adventure. Come explore a piece of Middle Earth to discover why the Wellington region was chosen to film a huge number of scenes for this famous movie.


InterIslander Ferry - Picton to Wellington

Jump aboard a the interIslander daily ferry service across Cook Strait; the stretch of water separating the South and North Islands of New Zealand. Not just the link between islands, it's a New Zealand experience not be missed. An edition of the US magazine Wine Spectator, described the interIslander trip as 'one of the most beautiful ferry rides in the world' and the scenery was described as 'jaw droppingly stunning!'


InterIslander Ferry - Wellington to Picton

InterIslander offers daily ferry services across Cook Strait linking New Zealand's North and South Islands. Cruise across in 3-hours whilst traveling in comfort and style as you savor one of the world's most scenic ferry journeys.The InterIslander is an experience not be missed.


Mount Wellington Descent Cycling Tour departs Hobart

Rising to a height of 1270 metres, The Mt Wellington Descent is by far the most fun and exciting activity if you only have limited time in Hobart. This three-hour adventure departs daily to the top of Mt Wellington with a thrilling bike ride back to sea level. For your slice of Tasmanian adventure, book this tour today!


Middle Earth Filming Location Lord of The Rings Trilogy Tours

Discover Middle Earth on this half-day or full-day Lord Of The Rings tour from Wellington. This small-group tour will take your through many highlights of the Lord of the Rings including the Shire, River Auduin, Helm's deep and Rivendell.


Wellington City Sightseeing Small-Group Tour

A small group sightseeing tour amongst the things to do in Wellington lets you journey into the heart of Wellington. 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 Mt Victoria, visit the Parliament buildings and Te Papa - the national museum.

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