Wellington Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Tour

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Wellington Shore Excursion: City Sightseeing Tour information and booking

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$47
Duration
2 hours 30 minutes
Departs from
Wellington cruise port
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
8:45am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Take in the sights of Wellington while your cruise ship is in port, and discover one of the world’s most charming capital cities. See where New Zealand’s political leaders rule the country, and visit the Gothic Revival Old St Paul’s Cathedral and other architectural landmarks. Take in views of Wellington from above on a visit to the summit of Mt Victoria, and have the option to take a ride on Wellington’s iconic cable car.

After pickup from your cruise ship in Wellington port, your city sights shore excursion takes you to local landmarks and historic buildings such as the Beehive and parliament buildings. See the finest example of Gothic Revival architecture in the southern hemisphere at Old St Paul’s Cathedral, and admire the breathtaking sight and perfume of thousands of flowers at the Lady Norwood Rose Garden.

Visit the summit of Mt Victoria for panoramic city views, and see how Wellington curves around the harbor, surrounded by rolling hills and rugged bays. You also have the option to take a ride on Wellington’s iconic red cable car (own expense), from the city center at Lambton Quay to the botanic gardens in the hilltop suburb of Kelburn.

Returning to the harbor, enjoy a trip around the city’s scenic inlets before being dropped off at your cruise ship in Wellington port.

Worry-free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your timely return to the Wellington port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

What's included

  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

What isn't included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Cable car