Chance to get close to fur seals at Cape Palliser Bay
Astonishing views of the coast from Palliser Bay Lighthouse
Delicious lunch at a local café in charming Lake Ferry
Wine tasting at a top Pinot Noir vineyard in Martinborough
Quaint village of Ngawi with stunning views of coastline
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of Cape Palliser Bay
Roundtrip transport to and from your Wellington city hotel
Live tour commentary provided in English
What you can expect
Explore Palliser Bay, with the largest fur seal colony on the North Island, and go wine tasting in one of the top vineyards in Martinborough.
Start your day early and travel alongside Wellington Harbour, learning the area's history from your knowledgeable guide. Head to Cape Palliser Bay, where you can get close to seals at the largest fur seal colony on the North Island. Take a deep breath and climb the 253 steps to the base of the Cape Palliser Lighthouse for astonishing views of the entire coast.
Traverse the spectacular Rimutaka Range to the Wairarapa region and pass by the quaint fishing village of Ngawi before reaching a charming village, Lake Ferry. Enjoy a light lunch here at the historic Lake Ferry Hotel.
On your way home, stop in the Martinborough wine district to sample delicious wine from one of its top vineyards, famous for Pinot Noir.