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Wellington Tour Packages from Thrillophilia to New Zealand comprises some of the irresistible activities like extensive sightseeing around the city and thrilling outdoor activities along the long stretched coast to offer you and your loved ones an unforgettable holiday experience. You can book New Zealand tour packages which are curated with loads of special goodies to make sure that you make your most of your visit by relishing some of the best authentic delicacies, witnessing the spectacular views of the city as well as its attractions, experiencing the unique and exceptional nightlife fun.

Customisable and personalised Wellington tours from Thrillophilia are meant for all ages and the itinerary is designed keeping every single type of traveller in mind. You will have romantic things to do like taking a bike tour of the city, watching a show at the Circa Theatre, Kayaking along the Wellington Harbour At Night and trying your hands in some of the best adventure activities.

Choose well curated Wellington packages with special deals and offers to head out on a dream holiday vacation to this wonderful city of culture and tradition which has been perfectly mixed up with modernity of the present time.

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Visa Requirements for Wellington Trips

For Indian citizens eager to explore New Zealand with Wellington tour packages, obtaining a tourist visa is necessary. You can apply for a New Zealand visitor visa online or at their nearest embassy or consulate.  

To secure a tourist visa, you must ensure your passport is valid for at least three months beyond your planned departure from Wellington. Complete the online application form and ensure you have proof of funds, return travel, accommodation arrangements, and comprehensive medical and travel insurance. 

Visa fees vary, with a Visitor Visa costing approximately NZD 245 (around INR 12,500) and a Group Visitor Visa around NZD 211 (about INR 10,800). These fees can change, so it is wise to check the latest information on the New Zealand immigration website.

The online application process includes visiting the Immigration New Zealand (INZ) website, completing the application, uploading documents, and paying the fee. Apply at least 3-4 weeks before your trip to account for processing times.

Best Time for Wellington Tours

Visiting Wellington in New Zealand is a delightful experience year-round with each season offering its unique charm. Each season in Wellington has its unique appeal, ensuring a memorable visit whenever you choose to go.

1. Peak Season: The peak season, during the summer months of December to February, is perfect for those who love warm, sunny days with temperatures averaging around 17-20°C. This is the ideal time for beach visits and outdoor activities, with the city buzzing with festivals and events.

2. Shoulder Season: Shoulder seasons in autumn (March to May) and spring (September to November) offer a blend of mild weather and moderate tourist activity. Temperatures range between 11-15°C, making it a pleasant time for outdoor adventures without the summer crowds.

3. Waning Season: For those preferring quieter travels and experiences of the Wellington NZ tours, the waning season from June to August presents Wellington in a different light. The cooler temperatures, averaging 8-12°C, provide a cosy atmosphere, perfect for exploring the city's renowned museums and cafes. It is a time to discover Wellington’s serene beauty, with fewer tourists and a more relaxed pace.

How to Reach to Wellington

By Air: There are no direct flights to Wellington from India but you can take connecting flights from major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata. These are the various layover cities like Colombo, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Singapore, Hong Kong and Auckland that directly landed to Wellington International Airport and the connecting flights may take 13-20 hours. The Major airlines includes Qantas Airways, Emirates, Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air India and Cathay Pacific. 

Places to Visit on Wellington Tours

Here are some of the best places to visit in Wellington:

1. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa:
 The museum of New Zealand is one of the most sought after places to visit on any Wellington packages as it takes the visitors close to the culture and traditional values. This museum is dedicated to the culture of Maori people who are believed to be the very first settlement of this area. The museum is locally recognised as Te Papa.

Location: 55 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Timings: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

2. Wellington Museum: Exploring the famous Wellington Museum can be considered as one of the best things to do during your Wellington Tours. It is for the reason that the state of the art multimedia displays that take you back in the timeline of the city. The exhibition hall is housed in a preserved heritage building which was a department stores of the city.

As well as the museum is home to many informative exhibits and film presentations that throw light on the evolution of the city as well as its maritime history. You will also find a dedicated display in the museum that talks about some of the myths and legends concerned with the Maori clan.

Location: 3 Jervois Quay, Wellington Central, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Timings: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

3. The Beehive: The Beehive can be considered as one of the most iconic buildings in New Zealand which was designed by British Architect SIr Basil Spence in between the years 1964 and 1979.

Because of its distinctive shape, this place has become one of the most loved attractions in terms of its architecture. You can come over to this place to take guided Wellington tours assisted by expert guides to let you know more about the heritage of this place.

Location: Pipitea, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

4. Wellington Botanic Garden: The Wellington Botanical Garden was brought into being in the year 1869. Spread over an area of 25 hectare, this garden is located on the city hillside blooming with flowers and a wide range of rare flora.

Offering a series of walking tracks through the garden and conifer forest area, you will be able to capture some of the scenic views of the vistas. The best part of this garden area is its Lady Norwood Rose Garden which has got about 110 rose beds of various types. You can also take a cable car ride to get a birds’ view of the attractions.

Location: 101 Glenmore Street, Kelburn, Wellington 6012, New Zealand

5. ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary: Zealandia Ecosanctuary which is dedicated to exhibiting the conservation efforts of nature and wildlife, is a great place to visit. The sanctuary is spread over almost 225 hectares and is located at a distance of only 2 km from the city centre. This place is home to many native birds and migratory birds like stitch birds, takahe, and saddleback.

You will also be able to spot more than hundreds of kiwi and famed reptiles of New Zealand, Tuatara. The sanctuary offers you a 32 km walking trail to explore as well as a museum to visit where you will find the natural history of the country.

Location: 53 Waiapu Road, Karori, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

6. Weta Cave Workshop Tour: Weta cave workshop Wellington tours will surely connect to all the fans of the famous series “Lord of the Rings”. Visiting this workshop during your Wellington packages, you will be able to find loads of props and special effects that have been a part of the blockbuster movie.

Taking a guided tour of this place, you will be able to peep into the behind the scenes of various acts. You will also get a chance to shop at the souvenir shop located on-site to keep your memories alive all through your life.

Location: 1 Weka Street, Miramar, Wellington 6022, New Zealand
Timings: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

7. Katherine Mansfield House & Garden: Katherine Mansfield House & Garden in Wellington happens to be the childhood home of Katherine Mansfield who was one of the decorated authors of the 19th century. She lived from 1888 to 1923. She was a short story writer and has been very influential during her period.

Most of her writing was completed in the city of London where she moved as an adult. Visiting this age old structure, you will be able to know more about her childhood days through the museum and much of her personal belongings. You will also get a chance to find some of the antique furniture and fixtures that date back to the 19th century.

Location: 25 Tinakori Road, Thorndon, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
Timings: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Things to Do on Wellington Trips

Here are some of the best things to do in Wellington:

1. Visit Hannahs Laneway:
 Located in the heart of the city, this is one of the world’s best laneways which is just perfect to taste local flavours and get some local souvenirs. This place is a heaven for food lovers and taking the trip during your stay in Wellington, you will also be able to stopover at Wellington chocolate factory, Fix & Fogg, Shepherds, and Goldings’s free Dive to complete your culinary journey of New Zealand.

2. Ride the Wellington Cable Car: Wellington cable car ride is one of the best activities to try out if you wish to get a bird’s eye view of the famous attractions. Enjoying the ride from the terminal in Lambton Quay Shopping District, you will get to enjoy a panoramic view of the wellington, famous Carter observatory, and alluring Botanical garden.

3. Learn about movie-making magic: During your visit to the award winning weta workshop, you will get a chance to peep into the incredible artistic jobs and remarkable New Zealandic innovation. You will also get to know more about some of the industry secrets on this Wellington packages as well when visiting the famous Lord of Rings locations. You can take a wellington rover tour to know more about the middle earth fans.

4. Discover New Zealand wildlife: New Zealand is rich in its wildlife population and being home to a wide range of animals and birds, it usually attracts nature and wildlife lovers from all over the world to head out on wildlife encounters. Taking a trip to discover the rich wildlife population, you will be able to get up and close with the 3 eyed reptiles of the land as well as the native bird, Kiwi. You can visit Zealandia as well as Wairarapa to visit a number of endangered birds and animals. Make sure, taking this trip will give you a brimful of natural experience that is just hard to forget.

5. Spend the day at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: A trip to Wellington is on no occasion complete without a visit to the incredible museum of New Zealand which is also known as Te Papa by the locals. It is a wonderful place that houses loads of treasures and stories of the nation as well as has got a unique natural environment preserving the art, culture, heritage and amazing history.

6. Attend a Wellington event: Wellington is widely famous all over the world for its upscale environment and wide range of events starting from concerts to live theatres and from sporting matches to exhibitions and festivals. You can visit the city during the exciting and cutting edge arts festival to get an insight of native culture and traditional values of New Zealand. One of the most famous shows is the WearableArt Awards Show which is known for its visual extravaganza of arts, theatrics, and fashion.

7. Tour Boutique vineyards: Located at a distance of just one hour from the city centre of Wellington, you will be able to arrive at Wairarapa which is one of the premier wine regions of New Zealand. Coming over to this place, you can hire a bike from Martinborough and then head out to the boutique vineyards cycling all the way. You can also choose to take day trips of the vineyards to taste some of the unique wines as well as learn more about the process of wine making from the experts.

8. Take in the views at Mount Victoria Lookout: The Mount Victoria lookout nestles in the middle of a stunning harbour and a protected green belt in the central city. Heading out to this place is one of the most sought activities during Wellington Tours because of its pristine viewpoints. You can think of driving all the way or walk through nature trails to reach the final destination to marvel with your loved ones. You can grab some fish and chips and then spend time sitting on the grass as the sun sets behind the horizon and the artificial night lights take charge.

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Wellington Tour faqs

How much time does it take to get a visa to Wellington?

In order to get a visa to Wellington, it takes about 15 to 20 business days starting from the date of application. It is at all times suggested to apply for the visa application much before you have planned for a trip to Wellington so that it gets processed well in advance to avoid last minute inconveniences.

What is the cost for a tourist visa in Wellington?

On average, the fee ranges from NZD 165 to NZD 340. Considering an exchange rate of 1 NZD to approximately 50 INR, this would be approximately ?8,250 to ?17,000.

What is the currency of Wellington?

The currency of Wellington is New Zealand Dollar. One New Zealand Dollar equals almost 50.95 Indian Rupees.

How many days are enough in Wellington?

Spending 3 to 4 days in Wellington provides ample time to explore its vibrant cultural scene, visit attractions like Te Papa Museum, experience the culinary delights, and venture into the nearby scenic areas. This duration allows for a well-rounded Wellington experience without feeling rushed, catering to both city enthusiasts and nature lovers.

What languages are spoken in Wellington?

English is the predominant language spoken in Wellington, as it is throughout New Zealand. Additionally, due to its multicultural community, you may also encounter a variety of languages reflecting the diverse population. However, English remains the primary language used for communication in the capital city.

What are the best ways to commute around Wellington?

The best way to commute from one place to another in Wellington would be taking a taxi or a rental car on hop on hop off basis to get around various places of the city. It is quite affordable and there would not be any kind of issues.

Which are the popular nightlife places to explore in Wellington tour?

Welling has an amazing nightlife which not only offers you cafes, restaurants and bars but also several other places to have a fun time at night including gardens and amusement parks.

1. Frank Kitts Park: Located close to the waterfront of Wellington, Frank Kitts Park is just a few minutes away from the city centre. This place has got an amphitheatre style seating area for picnics and events where travellers love to spend time on their Wellington Tour Packages. You can enjoy a spectacular dance on tuesday nights.

2. Counter Culture Board Game Café and Bar: Counter Culture is one of the most entertaining hangout destinations in the city which is very popular for its rental board games which you can play with your friends. This place has got more than 900 different board games to try out that ranges from cool classics to family games. You will also be offered beer, coffee, tea, and cocktails during this Wellington Tour Packages.

3. Botanic Garden: Glowworms spotting in the Botanic garden is one of the most sought after activities to do in the course of Wellington tour packages. It is completely free for visitors and you will be able to witness some of the native flora and fauna in the beautiful reserve nature forest.

What are the best adventure activities to do on Wellington trip?

1. Coast Safari Tour by 4WD: Taking one of the best Wellington tours, you will be able to head out to the Southern Coast of New Zealand over the Cook Strait and visit the seal colony. You will meet a thriving community of endangered critters. You will get a chance to watch the seals spending time in an isolated area as well as relax your body and mind.

2. Hiking tours: The 2 hour guided tour will give you a chance to explore the unexplored part of the city. You will be passing by some of the famous sights like Weta Workshop, Zealandia Sanctuary, and Te Papa Museum, glide along the Wellington waterfront, and head out on some iconic nature trails as well.

3. Rimutaka Rail Trail Cycle Tour: Rimutaka Rail Trail Cycle Tour is one of the most sought after adventure activities to try out during your visit to Wellington. You will get a chance to enjoy longer rides through bird filled forest patches, rail tunnels, and bridges. Apart from enjoying the alluring natural beauty, you will also be able to enjoy many colonial history hotspots on your Wellington Tour Packages.

Which are the most famous cable car experiences in Wellington?

1. Wellington City: Taking the Wellington cable car sightseeing tour, you will be able to enjoy diverse attractions of the city like Iconic Weta Cave, St. Paul’s Cathedral etc. You will also be able to get a panoramic view of the city as well as some of the picturesque views of Mount Victoria taking the amazing Wellington Tour Packages.

2. Mount Victoria: Taking a cable car ride, you will be able to view panoramic views of Mount Victoria which is very much famous for nature lovers because of its scenic views. This cable car ride will let you experience a wholesome trip starting from history to culture of the city as it takes you above some of the important tourist hotspots and significant places.

3. Wellington Botanic Garden: Spread over an area of 25 hectares, this protected native forest is home to a wide range of flora and fauna. You will get to pass over this scenic place on a cable car and witness the lovely rose beds and victorian styled glasshouse, treehouse visitors centre and much more.

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