Your expert local guide will narrate as you take a scenic drive over the Rimutaka Ranges, where you will enjoy wine tastings at a selection of Martinborough wineries, on this full day tour. Lunch will be served at a vineyard restaurant before the tour heads to the south Wairarapa coast. Visit the rugged coastal village of Ngawi and the North Island's largest permanent seal colony as well as a drive by of the famed “Paths of the Dead” from Lord of the Rings, the Putangirua Pinnacles. Finally climb the steps to the Cape Palliser Lighthouse for epic sweeping sea views before heading to the Lake Ferry Hotel on the edge of Lake Onoke for dinner. This 10 hour tour takes in a variety of stunning landscapes in the greater Wellington region.
• 10 hours
This action packed day takes you to visit the spectacular Palliser Bay. along the way we walk the Putangirua Pinnacle Track, a unique geological feature and set from the LOTR trilogy, ascend the 242 steps to Cape Palliser Lighthouse and get out in the elements at seal colonies and Lake Ferry.
• 7 hours