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Wellington Day Tours and Activities

Lord of the Rings, Food & Wine, Scenic Helicopter Flights

Wellington Day Tours allow you to discover some of the Lord of the Rings, and food and wine gems of New Zealand's capital city. Boasting more cafes per head of population than New York, you will be able to sample gourmet food, drink the local coffee, and taste superb chocolate, cheese and regional foods. Nearby at Martinborough you can sample leading boutique wines from some of New Zealand's leading wine makers.


Take a Lord of the Rings Tour to Wellington and see Weta Cave and the movie studios at Miramar. View the Lord of the Rings sites of Rivendell, Minas Tirith, Isengard, Helms Deep and much more. Learn how the movies were produced. Morning, afternoon and full day ultimate tours are available.

For those looking for a bird's eye view of Wellington and it's magnificent harbour and coast there is a great range of scenic helicopter flights from 15 minutes to 30 minutes in duration. For those looking for something special, you can do a 3 hour flight to the luxury Wharekauhau Lodge at Palliser Bay, or the 5 star Bay of Many Coves in the Marlborough Sounds for a delicious lunch with a glass of wine.