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Cycle to the highlights of this captivating capital
Take a city tour of Wellington, New Zealand's captivating capital city to discover an eclectic mix of cultural delights. This guided e-bike tour covers all of the capital's best sightseeing, starting at Queens Wharf before riding along the Wellington Waterfront. From here, you'll pedal on to make stops at the New Zealand Parliament, Wellington Stadium, Te Papa Museum, Cuba Street, Oriental Bay, and Wellington Railway Station. Throughout the ride, your knowledgeable guide will provide insights into the city's history and culture so that you end the tour with a wealth of knowledge and recommendations for the rest of your city break.
Your family-friendly bicycle tour begins from Queens Wharf in central Wellington, a hub for ferry boat services to the idyllic islands that surround the city and home to New Zealand's national museum, Te Papa Tongarewa. You'll saddle up and get acquainted with your e-bike before pedaling off towards the Wellington Waterfront. Cycling alongside the glassy harbor and gleaming sailing boats, your guide can provide recommendations for the best waterfront cafes and restaurants to soak up the view of the bay once your sightseeing day tour is done.
From here, you'll ride on to discover the landmarks that define Wellington, including the New Zealand Parliament. Here, your guide will delve into the country's progressive spirit as the first country to grant women the right to vote and the significance of this milestone in the fight for gender equality. Your guided tour will then stop at Wellington Stadium, with its distinctive bowl-shaped design and seating capacity of over 34,000 spectators. The stadium hosts events of all kinds, from rugby matches to concerts.
Cycle on to Cuba Street, one of the most eclectic and vibrant stretches of the city. You'll find everything here: from cheap street food to gourmet dining, street murals to sleek galleries, and a whole host of colorful Wellington characters enjoying this beloved downtown destination. Onwards to Oriental Bay, where this day tour stops to take in the beautiful sandy beach framed by a palm-lined promenade. Take a moment to marvel at panoramic vistas of Wellington Harbor, including views of the city skyline, the harbor entrance, and the surrounding hills.
The next destination on this day tour, Wellington Railway Station, will stop you in your tracks. Designed in the Renaissance Revival style by British architect George Troup, the station was completed in 1937. Its distinctive grand facade, clock tower, and elegant interior spaces make this transport hub a beautiful as well as useful entry point for visitors to the city.
Throughout the tour your guide will delve into intriguing topics such as Wellington's Maori culture and history, its significant contribution to the world of film-making, and its well-deserved reputation as the windiest city in the world.
Days Start Finish Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10:30 am ~1:00 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday 2:30 pm ~5:00 pm
Rate NZD Adult NZ$95 Teen NZ$65 Baby Seat NZ$5 E-bike Surcharge NZ$15
Minimum of 2 participants required to start this tour.
Queens Wharf, New Zealand Parliament, Wellington Stadium, Te Papa Museum, Cuba Street, Oriental Bay, Wellington Railway Station
- Bike and helmet rental
- English-speaking guide
Meeting place & directions
Switched on Bikes - Queens Wharf, Wellington Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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