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Wellington Hop on Hop Off Tour - One Day Pass

Experience the best of New Zealand's "coolest little capital" as you visit 10 hand-picked locations with our epic locally guided hop-on-hop-off city tour...


  • Conveniently hop on and off at 10 of the best, hand-picked Wellington hot spots
  • Easy and stress free travel with the freedom and flexibility to hop off and on as you please!
  • Check out the best views, awesome architecture, eclectic suburbs and beautiful coastal scenery
  • Learn all about Wellington's unique culture, history and city life from your local guide
  • A fun and convenient way to discover the best of Wellington City - there's something for everyone!

Wellington is New Zealand's vibrant capital city, brimming with life, oozing with character and boasting a wide array of fabulous sites and locations that are popular destinations for visitors and locals alike. With so much to see and do, it's hard to know where to start - and that's where we come in! Take the stress out of planning and experience the best that Wellington has to offer with the ultimate flexibility on our epic hop-on hop-off guided city tour. We've carefully hand-picked 10 epic locations to visit with a local guide who can tell you all about Wellington's unique culture, history and city life. Passes are valid for a full day, so you can hop off as many times as you like, and simply jump back on board the next available coach - it's that easy!

On a full circuit, we visit the following destinations:

1. iSITE Visitor Centre - The hub of the city where the tour begins.

2. Mt Victoria Lookout - This is the only scheduled 5-minute photo stop.

3. Wellington Zoo - Entry is $24 per adult (not included).

4. Cuba Quarter / Ghuznee Street - Visit the heart and soul of Bohemian Wellington, brimming with quirky characters, boutique shops, artsy cafes and even a chocolate factory.

5. Wellington Cable Car - An iconic landmark in Wellington. Return ticket is $7.50 per adult (not included).

6. Zealandia - A must see eco-sanctuary set in a lush Forest. Entry is $17.50 per adult

7. Botanic Garden / Lady Norwood Rose Garden - Wellingtons stunning Botanic Gardens spread over 24 hectares.

8. Parliament - Take a free tour of New Zealand's Parliament buildings including the Beehive and Edwardian Parliament House.

9. Wellington Museum - A fantastic museum showcasing NZ history and voted one of the world's top 50 museums. Entry is free and guided tours are available.

10. Te Papa / Oriental Bay - Visit New Zealand's world-famous interactive national museum (entry is free)


Tour Departure: Tours depart and finish from the city i-SITE Visitor Centre bus stop at 145 Wakefield St opposite the Amora Hotel, starting at 9.30am, with the last Tour leaving at 2.30pm.

Adult $45.00
Child $30.00 (Aged 2 - 14 years)

What's included

  • All Transport
  • Route and information map
  • Local driver guide

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Child age is 2-14 years, infants under 2 go free.
  • Tours are time specific - please be at the tour departure point in time for your booked departure time. Passes are valid for one day – hop off as many times as you like.

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


19 reviews

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Thomas from United States wrote on 15 February 2020

Great job!

Fantastic tour!

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From Wellington Hop on Hop Off Tour - One Day Pass

Thank you for taking the time to rate our product, glad you enjoyed the Hop On Hop Off service here in Wellington.

Debbie Shoer from Australia wrote on 26 January 2020

Day Trip

Great experience. Excellent well informed drivers

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Thank you for your review, we rate our driver/guides highly and we are glad you do to.

Estelle from New Zealand wrote on 04 January 2020


On time (+/- a few minutes) Informative Friendly Thanks St Michael ?

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Thanks for your review, we will pass on your regards to St Michael!

patrick from New Zealand wrote on 30 November 2019

Loved this tour.

This was both informal and informative. The boys were friendly and helpful, both are great in the work they do.

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Kailash D Chauhan from Canada wrote on 09 November 2019

Top Notch Experience

I enjoyed my full day hop on hop off one day pass tour. The drivers were great and I enjoyed my day

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