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Day trips and tours

Nothing beats getting the inside word from a local showing you around our neighbourhood. Discover some of our favourite places chosen by visitors around the world and locals alike.

Become a foodie

Zozo Travel

A 5-hour tour with Zozo Travel will take your taste buds on a journey through the history of Wellington's oldest settlement, Petone. Including stops at a coffee roastery, Zany Zeus, La Bella Italia, The Chocolate Story, including a chocolate making lesson, and a craft beer or wine tasting.

Tour of Petone's fashion houses and designers

Scintilla

Stylist Frances Hamilton will introduce you to six local designers at Deryn SchmidtEllen GiggenbachFixGoodnessScintilla and Wanda Harland with this Walk in Style tour. Discover what's new, hear quirky historic stories and finish the tour with a delicious platter at Oli and Mi.

Follow in old footsteps

Discover Historic Petone Tour App

Enjoy historic Petone at your own pace on a 30+ stop, self-guided trail and learn about how Petone became the first formal European settlement in New Zealand bringing also the first bank, first newspaper and many others. 

Zoom from mountain tops to sea level

Wellington Adventures

Join an exhilarating guided off-road quad bike expedition over one of New Zealand’s most rugged coastal environments. Wellington Quad Bike Expeditions range from one hour to two days. 

See breath-taking views from atop a horse

Coastal Views Horse Treks

Join Mac and ride for one or two hours along the farm or spend extra time exploring with a four hour beach ride which includes lunch. With views across Wellington Harbour, you might be lucky enough to even see a pod of dolphins, orca or the occasional whale.

The ultimate Indian Motorcycle experience

Get ready to feel the rush of adrenaline and the rumble of the exhaust as your set off on your adventure. Experience true paradise on two wheels with an Indian® Motorcycle as your cruise around on your own or with a guide from Real Aotearoa.