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Hammonds Wellington Tours

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Address: Wellington 3382, New Zealand
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Hop on board and experience Wellington's original sightseeing tour. Sit...

Hop on board and experience Wellington's original sightseeing tour. Sit back, relax and enjoy your tour, with local, fun and informative guides. Hammonds Wellington Tours are 56 years young and offer personalised tours showcasing Wellington's stunning scenery. We love showing off the Wellington region to the world and you will depart our tours with fond memories of this beautiful part of New Zealand. Our tours include Wellington City Sights, Kapiti Coast Kiwi Experience, Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour, Palliser Bay- off the Beaten Track and the Capital Craft Beer Tour. Book today with Hammonds Wellington Tours, we promise you won't be disappointed!

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US$40.25*
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Wellington City Sights and Coast Tour
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Palliser Bay and Coastal Delights Tour from Wellington

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City and coastline tour

Sunday afternoon my husband and I took the city tour with driver Sharon and had a delightful experience. Sharon presented much interesting and detailed information with clarity... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
daybreak36
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Ontario, Canada
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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Sunday afternoon my husband and I took the city tour with driver Sharon and had a delightful experience. Sharon presented much interesting and detailed information with clarity and good humour. She put a lot of herself into the tour and it was obvious that she enjoys her work. Guests were treated with kindness and respect.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were so glad we did the half day tour. The driver was exceptionally and very knowledgeable. Thus tour gave us the overview we needed to get our bearings. The first stop was a ride up the cable car, to the botanical gardens, parliament building, St. Paul's church, oriental parade, wahini maritime disaster, south coast seas, lyall bay, mount Victoria,... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took the City and Coastline tour of 2.5 hours and were very pleased with the whole experience. Sharon was a great host/driver and very informative on the City and it's history.

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Thank GARY N
Kaikoura
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wellington City Sights and Coastline tour is an excellent way of seeing the highlights in the city, the coastline and takes you up to Mt Victoria for some spectacular views. Driver and guide Patrick is very friendly and has a wealth of knowledge. Thank you for a great morning :)

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TranzitGroup, Hammonds Team Member at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this review

HI there, Thank you so much for your lovely review :-) Our City Sights drivers know Wellington extremely well and they love sharing their knowledge of the region to our visitors! We wish you lots of fun in your future travels! Kind Regards, The Hammonds Team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lucky me! I booked a city tour to find that I was the only guest. A cruise ship had been due, but was delayed by heavy seas, so it was quieter than expected for Wellington tour operators. And I had THREE guides, one experienced and two learner guide/drivers. I had a wonderful time with these 3 lovely people looking after... More 

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Thank FarmrsMarktsFan
TranzitGroup, Hammonds Team at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your awesome feedback. We have such wonderful experienced guides and we are so pleased that Sharon and her trainees made this a fun and interesting tour of the beautiful Wellington region for you! Good luck with your future travels. Kind Regards, The Hammonds Team More 

Traralgon, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few days ago we did a tour with Hammonds from our cruise ship . We had booked with them before we left Australia and found them very good and prompt to deal with . They were waiting for us dockside when we got off the ship in the morning . Graeme the driver and guide was very good ,... More 

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Thank roy v
TranzitGroup, Public Relations Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your detailed feedback. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding service from start to finish and we are thrilled you enjoyed your tour around Wellington. We will be sure to pass your kind words onto Graeme. Kind Regards, The Hammonds Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

What an incredible day from start to finish. The driver and guide for the day was absolutely lovely. Patrick ensured all those on the tour were enjoying themselves,and interacted with us all throughout the day. It was fantastic seeing a colony of seals up close,and visiting Palliser bay lighthouse. We had spectacular views at lake ferry,and a delicious lunch which... More 

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TourJen, Public Relations Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Many thanks for your lovely review of the Hammonds Palliser Bay Tour, NZ sure has some stunning scenery and we are stoked we could showcase this for you. Patrick will be thrilled to know you enjoyed every aspect of the day. We look forward to hosting you for another Hammonds Tour should you visit Wellington in future. Kindest,... More 

Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

What a great little excursion. My spouse and I and our two twenty-something sons enjoyed the Craft Beer Tour immensely. We got an insider's peek at the Craft beer industry in Wellington. Besides the beverages some tasty sides were on offer. It was a great introduction to Wellington's fun side.

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Thank July2008Alberta
HammondsTours, Public Relations Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks a bunch for your lovely review, it's always a joy to receive such wonderful feedback. The craft beer industry in Wellington is gaining popularity and we love showcasing it off to the world. All the best for the rest of your travels, Kind Regards, The Hammonds crew More 

Surprise, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

went on Hammond Tours, rather than Hop on and off Bus. Recommended by concierge of hotel. Driver was good, tour o.k., saw sights of Wellington. $20 more per person than other tours, not sure it was worth it?

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Thank michaelbkolsky
HammondsTours, Public Relations Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear you didn't think our tour was well worth the value. We believe we offer great value for money, with a 2.5 hour tour of Wellington taking you to to the South Coast Seas, through beautiful villages, Botanical Gardens and to the top of Mount Victoria to name a few... More 

Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I am writing to thank Sharon and all the folks at Hammonds Tours for a very informative half day tour of Wellington, complete with rain and sunshine just as we reached the top of Mt Victoria and saw a beautiful view of Wellington. Being on a very tight schedule I was impressed with the timely pick up and end of... More 

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Thank Joe H
HammondsTours, Public Relations Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this review

Hiya, Thank you so much for your very generously kind review of Hammonds Wellington Tours. We do pride ourselves on having a great team and it was lovely for you to acknowledge this fact, Sharon is a great representation of us all and certainly delivers a high quality experience. Glad you learned a lot and we look forward to having... More 

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