Martinborough Wine And Wild Coast Tour From Wellington

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Tour Information

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  • Hotel pickup Available
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  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    111 Wakefield St, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand, , Traveler pickup is offered, Default pick up location and tour departure point is Wellington i-SITE tour pick up zone at 111 Wakefield Street, Welling.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

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.

Highlights

Led by a local guide

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city

Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

The tour departs at 10:00am and travels north, following the Hutt River into the Hutt Valley before a scenic drive over the Rimutaka Ranges, including a stop at the Summit for spectacular views. It then descends into the Wairarapa region, passing through Featherston and into the quaint winery town of Martinborough. Here you will visit award winning wineries and enjoy their cellar door experiences and sample their world renowned wines before a sumptuous lunch at a vineyard restaurant.

The tour then heads to the rugged south Wairarapa coast and Cape Palliser. The tour follows the edge of the coast, providing unstoppable views of the Bay before exploring the rural fishing village of Ngawi with it's iconic tractors hauling fishing boats up the beach. Marvel at the North Island's largest permanent fur seal colony and test your fitness on a climb to the Cape Palliser Lighthouse that provides epic sweeping sea views.

After working up an appetite take a short walk along the edge of Lake Onoke (Lake Ferry) and hear about its history whilst local fisherman haul in their catches fresh from the ocean and sit down at the historic lake Ferry Hotel for dinner. The tour then returns to Wellington via the Rimutakas and State Highway 2 for an 8:00pm drop off.

Inclusions

Local accommodation (hotel) or cruise ship pickup and drop-off

Local driver guide

Live commentary on board

Lunch (main dish and one drink)

Wine tasting fees

Dinner (main dish and one drink)

Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle

Alcoholic Beverages

Entry/Admission - Poppies Martinborough

Entry/Admission - Te Kairanga Wines

Entry/Admission - Lake Ferry Hotel

Exclusions

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

A moderate amount of walking is involved on uneven surfaces

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Minimum age is 18 years for wine tasting

Near public transportation

Infant seats available

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers

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