Thistle Inn Private Tours of the Wellington Region

Wellington City has so much to offer, from the South, East and West coast, and the Wairarapa there is so much to see.

Thistle Inn offers a private tour service for 1-4 people with custom itineraries depending on what your interests are.

Discover Wellington like a local, see all the special spots most tourists don't see with your own guide.

Full day tours only available, pick up 8am and return approx 5pm. Full day tour with a private guide and private air conditioned vehicle. Flat rate $400 per day, and $50 per person including morning tea, lunch and a beverage to end the day (catering is optional). Please note that the current vehicle is a Subaru Outback - passengers seats are one in the front seat and 3 in the back seat.

All catering stops are pre selected by what is the BEST in Wellington at the time with conclusion at the oldest establishment in Wellington - the Thistle Inn.

Tours can be custom-made depending on your requirements, however here are some suggested itineraries:

CBD and south coast

Discover all the highlights of Wellington, including Mt. Vic look out, Cable Car, Botanical Gardens, Government grounds, Seatoun, Lyall Bay, Houghton Bay.

Eastbourne and Wairarapa

Head out to Eastbourne on the east side of the harbour for coffee, optional coastal or bush walk, then head over the Wairarapa for lunch at either a cosy cafe in trendy Greytown or lunch at a winery in Martinborough.

CBD and west coast drive

Dicsover the key highlights of the CBD, then head up the west coast to see some fantastic scenery, Kapiti Island, Waikanae Beach, Otaki Forks (rafting can also be arrange at Otaki Forks).

Due to timing, we don't recommend visiting Galleries or museums on these tours, however if this is an interest let us know and we can build it in to your day.

Email Richard for availability and to discuss your requirements richard@thistleinn.co.nz.

We look forward to showing you our amazing region.