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Palliser Bay & Martinborough Tour with Lunch from Wellington

Product ID: 170175
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Discover stunning scenery, beautiful views and a whole seal colony along the rugged coastline of Palliser Bay. Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Historic Lake Ferry Hotel and stop for a fantastic wine tasting in Martinborough.
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Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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  • Visit the the largest fur seal colony on the North Island
  • Explore Kaitoke where the beautiful site of Rivendell from The Lord of the Rings was filmed
  • View the beautiful Cape Palliser Lighthouse and climb the stairs for unmissable views
  • Savour lunch at the historic Lake Ferry Hotel and try their famous fish and chips
  • Delight in wine tastings in the charming town of Martinborough on the return to Wellington
Full description
Embark on a guided day tour from Wellington to visit Lake Ferry and the fishing village of Ngawi. Discover stunning views of the rugged Palliser Bay coastline, a destination not to be missed when exploring the Wellington region.

Your visit to the beautiful Palliser Bay coast would not be complete without a close encounter with the largest fur seal colony on the North Island. Visit a Lord of the Rings film site at Kaitoke Regional Park to enjoy the captivating native bush and imagine the mystical setting of Rivendell.

Continue on to visit the Cape Palliser Lighthouse where you can climb the stairs for some great photo opportunities from the top. Journey to the charming village of Martinborough for a world-class wine tasting. Enjoy a fantastic lunch at the historic Lake Ferry Hotel - famous for their famous fish and chips, before making your way back to Wellington.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off, by arrangement
  • Transport
  • Experienced local driver guide
  • Lunch at the Lake Ferry Hotel
  • Wine tasting in Martinborough

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Meeting point

Wellington i-Site, 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington, New Zealand. At the bus stop opposite the West Plaza Hotel.

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What to bring
  • Warm clothing
Know before you go
• Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop off can be arranged with the local partner, subject to availability.
• The activity requires a minimum of 2 participants to operate, in the unlikely event that this is not reached you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.
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Hammonds Wellington Tours

Product ID: 170175