Wellington is home to many incredible attractions, from the fascinating Museum of Wellington to the Zealandia wildlife sanctuary. To get the local perspective, you might want to sign up for a dedicated tour. You can explore the city as well as the surrounding areas in multiple ways, whether you would like to discover the area’s wine culture, follow in The Lord of The Rings characters footsteps or head sky high. We at Flight Centre offer various tours that appeal to all budgets and tastes.
Don’t miss the following Wellington attractions:
- half-day Lord of the Rings tours
- Martinborough area wine tours
- Weta Workshops
- City sightseeing tours
City tours such as the Wellington Explore Tour explore all of the most popular landmarks including driving along Courtenay Place, which is a popular entertainment hub. For an in-depth exploration of one of the most popular museums in New Zealand, sign up to go on a Te Pap Tour to gain a better understanding of the unique collection of European and Maori artefacts that are displayed at the Museum of New Zealand.
Once you have explored the cit sights, it is worth it to go on a Middle Earth Filming tour or Lord of the Rings Location Tour to see all of the famous destinations that are connected with the movies. Highlights include visits to the Minas Tirith and Helm’s Deep sites, the River Anduin, the Gardens of Isengard and the outskirts of the Shire.
The striking location of Wellington, which is situated on Wellington Harbour shores, and surrounding by majestic mountain ranges and plenty of gorgeous weather, makes it an excellent place to explore the great outdoors. Embarks on a guided kayaking tour to experience a unique view of the capital of New Zealand or take a mountain biking tour and ride around this great city.
If you prefer to remain seated, you can take in one of the athletic events that make Wellington one of New Zealand’s sporting capitals. The Basin Reserve is among the city’s most historic venues for Test Cricket, while both the A-League Wellington Phoenix and Welling Hurricanes Super Rugby team play at cavernous Westpac Stadium.