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Palliser Bay Off the Beaten Track

by Hammonds Wellington Tours
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Highlights

  • Chance to get close to fur seals at Cape Palliser Bay

  • Astonishing views of the coast from Palliser Bay Lighthouse

  • Delicious lunch at a local café in charming Lake Ferry

  • Wine tasting at a top Pinot Noir vineyard in Martinborough

  • Quaint village of Ngawi with stunning views of coastline

Highlights

  • Chance to get close to fur seals at Cape Palliser Bay

  • Astonishing views of the coast from Palliser Bay Lighthouse

  • Delicious lunch at a local café in charming Lake Ferry

  • Wine tasting at a top Pinot Noir vineyard in Martinborough

  • Quaint village of Ngawi with stunning views of coastline

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Palliser Bay Off the Beaten Track

Activity Location

Wellington

Wellington

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Wellington City Center (Hotel Pickup)

    111 Wakefield Street

    Wellington 6011


Description

Explore Palliser Bay, with the largest fur seal colony on the North Island, and go wine tasting in one of the top vineyards in Martinborough.

Start your day early and travel alongside Wellington Harbour, learning the area's history from your knowledgeable guide. Head to Cape Palliser Bay, where you can get close to seals at the largest fur seal colony on the North Island. Take a deep breath and climb the 253 steps to the base of the Cape Palliser Lighthouse for astonishing views of the entire coast.

Traverse the spectacular Rimutaka Range to the Wairarapa region and pass by the quaint fishing village of Ngawi before reaching a charming village, Lake Ferry. Enjoy a light lunch here at the historic Lake Ferry Hotel.

On your way home, stop in the Martinborough wine district to sample delicious wine from one of its top vineyards, famous for Pinot Noir.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Cape Palliser Bay

  • Roundtrip transport to and from your Wellington city hotel

  • Lunch

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Palliser Bay Off the Beaten Track ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

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5 out of 5

5/5 24 Jul. 2019

An excellent tour to see seals and the lighthouse. David was excellent and new his history. We very much enjoyed the tour, tea, and lunch. The scenery on the way to the lighthouse is spectacular.