From $290/Adult Half Day

Wellington Wonders City Tour

See more, do more with your friends and family on a fabulous private Wellington day tour or shore excursion.

We tailor your itinerary to your interests and your time.

Have fun while making the most of your time in Wellington.

Stunning Scenery

Historical Buildings

Beaches & Hills

Creating your wow moments.

Wellington has an abundance of things to do and when time is tight it can be difficult to make the decision about what to do and what to leave out. As your local experts for the day, we help you make those decisions.

We will customise your Wellington sightseeing tour according to your group’s interests eg shopping, beaches and nature, art galleries, museums, food and café culture, whilst providing a snapshot of what we, as locals, believe to be the best bits of Wellington.

We design your Wellington day tour together – your time, your tour.

Book Now!!! This Wellington Day Tour was a “10”! What a fantastic day seeing the great city and surrounding areas of Wellington. Our tour guide, Jo picked us up at the cruise ship and we were off on our adventure. Jo was simply wonderful. Her knowledge of Wellington and New Zealand was expansive and it was clear she had a passion to provide visitors with a fun and educational experience.

We immediately felt like family…simply an amazing achievement by Jo. We saw the beautiful scenery, architecture and art of Wellington. A stop at a local cafe was great as we were able to enjoy meeting and chatting with locals…they were so very welcoming! We rode the historic, Top of the Cable Car, had a great lunch featuring some delicious local seafood and toured a wide variety of scenic views, historic buildings, churches and government buildings.

Just a lovely day packed with unforgettable memories and a better understanding of this great city’s history and its people. We can’t thank Jo enough for making this such a special day!”

David, US

We spent four weeks touring New Zealand and Australia and one of the highlights (by far!) was touring Wellington with Suzee from uTours. Suzee responded to my tour inquiry almost immediately, and expressed genuine curiosity about what we were interested in to be sure to tailor our time in the city specifically to our desires. All her pre-tour communication was clear and helpful and heartfelt – I felt as if I knew her before we even arrived in Wellington.

She was there, right on time, waiting for us when we disembarked our cruise ship; she is so warm and genuine, it felt like being picked up by a friend. Suzee was determined to show us a good time. And she did! It was a spectacular day all around. We saw so much of the city and its surrounds, learned quite a bit about New Zealand’s history and life in Wellington, took countless pictures and laughed a LOT! Suzee even went halves on lunch with me so I could try two entrees – that’s commitment.

It’s clear that Suzee loves her hometown and enjoys showing it off to others. When I think back on our travels, our day in Wellington with Suzee is one of my most cherished memories from the trip. Can’t say enough good things. If you’re wondering if you should book a tour with uTours… do it! HIGHLY recommend!!!”

Kat, US

A sample itinerary for your Wellington Day tour.
(Full day – 7 hours):

Pick up & drop off at the airport, the Port or your accommodation

Be blown away by views from Mt Victoria and/or the Wind Turbine

Get up high on the Cable Car

Be wowed by the rugged South Coast

Meet your inner elf at the Weta Cave

Take some quiet time on one of our beaches

Taste Wellington with boutique food, coffee and drink delights

Smell the roses in the Botanical Gardens

Talk politics, or not, in Parliament Grounds

Explore NZ’s oldest suburb, Thorndon, with its’ funky shops & architecture

Light refreshments and the activities listed included

A Half Day Tour (3.5 hours) flexibly prioritises up to five activities, based on your interests.

Points to note

$30 discount per adult for groups of four or more adults.

  • Please let us know your preferred pick-up time and location eg the Port, the Airport or your accommodation. Our online booking system has a suggested start time of 9.30am. We will confirm your start time and pick up location before you travel. Afternoon tours are available.
  • Pick up, drop off, cable car & light refreshments included.
  • Cruise Passengers are picked up and dropped off  at the Port.
  • Lunch is at customer cost on the day. We recommend excellent local food options to meet your food requirements.
  • Additional attractions may be available at customer cost.
  • Itinerary may change due to weather and availability.
  • Reasonable Terms & Conditions apply.

So we can best meet your needs, please email before booking if you:

  • have six or more people
  • would like an airport pick up & have more than one suitcase per person
  • require a wheelchair accessible vehicle
  • have children under five years of age
  • want to include specific activities which require booking eg WETA 90 minute tour.

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