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Hop on board and experience Wellington's original sightseeing tour. Sit back, relax and enjoy your tour, with local, fun and informative guides. Hammonds Wellington Tours are 56 years young and offer personalised tours showcasing Wellington's...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Courtesey of a Blue Bridge Prize we had a lovely day around the Wairarapa wineries with spare time to shop in Martinborough. All went well. The train journey was fine with surprising views of Lake Wairarapa, Naomi was at Featherston Station to meet us. SHe...More

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HammondsTours, Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Margaret Awesome to have you aboard, and so pleased you enjoyed I and we could turn on some winter sunshine. We look forward to having you join us again soon. Kind regards Robin

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did both the city tour and Palliser Bay tour (separate days) and were extremely pleased with the tours and tour guides. Our first tour was through Wellington and our tour guide was Karen. Karen was really informative, friendly and welcoming. The tour itself was...More

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HammondsTours, Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So pleased to have you join us for two tours and that you really enjoyed them both. Safe travels and look forward to having you aboard again soon. Kind regards Robin

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The City Sights tour is a great way to see the best of Wellington in a short time. Great coach and staff, highly recommend. As a travel agent it was great to do this tour and will definitely be selling this product to our customers!

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HammondsTours, Day Tours Coordinator at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! So glad you enjoyed the tour and we look forward to welcoming some of your clients on board with us soon :) Kind regards, Sam

Reviewed 8 June 2018

Great tour guide and really informative tour to see the sights of Wellington. Would definitely recommend.

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HammondsTours, Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

So pleased you enjoyed it, safe travels and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Robin

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We did the tour in the morning. The weather was perfect. We saw gorgeous views from Mt. Victoria, the Botanical Gardens were beautiful and the drive along the coast was stunning. Our guide, Karen, was great. I forgot my cell phone on the bus and...More

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HammondsTours, Day Tours Coordinator at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thank you for your review! So glad you enjoyed the tour, and I will be sure to pass on your complements to our driver Karen. We hope to have you join us again soon. Safe travels. Kind regards, Sam

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Picked up outside our hotel in Wellington at 10.45 a.m. David, our driver and guide for the day is very very knowledgeable, from how roads were developed and built over time, to fossils found along the journey, and he certainly knows every seal that you...More

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HammondsTours, Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for your time to review our Palliser Bay Tour. We are so pleased you enjoyed the tour with David and all the sights visited along the way. We hope to have you aboard again soon and will certainly pass on your feedback to...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018

A pleasant morning tour made more enjoyable by the witty tour guide/bus driver taking in the City sights of the Beehive and Parliament Buildings, Old St Pauls Church, Botanical Gardens, the South Coast seas and Mount Victoria lookout. We also took in the Cable car...More

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HammondsTours, Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thanks for joining us and so pleased you enjoyed the tour, safe travels. Kind regards Robin

Reviewed 25 January 2018

Wellington City Sites tour -gives a good overview This is a 2.5 hour tour and hits a lot of the city and coastal highlights. The stops include the cable car (optional, at your own cost - the bus will meet you again at the bottom...More

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HammondsTours, Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

So pleased you joined one of our special departures from the cruise terminal which often are a little larger in numbers, lovely to have you aboard.So pleased you enjoyed it and we even turned on a little famous Wellington wind! Safe Travels and kind regards...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This is a 2.5 hour tour that hits a lot of the city and coastal highlights. Stops include the cable car (optional, at your own cost - the bus will meet you again at the top of the hill), the botanical garden, including a stop...More

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HammondsTours, other at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your review and bringing the commentary to our attention. We are sorry you didn't enjoy the pre recorded commentary. We like to use a balance of live and pre recorded commentary to make it varied and interesting. We offer foreign...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

I purchased a craft beer tour of Wellington as a gift for my husband and father. After an hour waiting the tour guide never turned up. The lady at the help centre was very helpful and we were given a full refund, but there was...More

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HammondsTours, General Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time provide us with your concerns. We are genuinely sorry of the incident Friday and the fact we were not able to provide you with a reliable tour and the inconvenience this caused for you. Friday was an...More

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Steve K
9 October 2017|
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Hello We certainly can help, love to have you join one of our tours, we offer a special departure portside from the ship. Please let us know the best way to get all the details directly to you. Kind regards Robin
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mpoznick
17 January 2016|
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I only did the city and surrounds tour it was a half day tour. The tour company can meet you at the ship. More economical option than ships tours in our experience. The tour company would advise you regarding beer tasting... More
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909Philip
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Hello Deepa, We would love to have you join the Hammonds City Sights Tour. They depart at 10am and 2pm daily from the Wellington I-SITE, at the corner of Victoria and Wakefield Street. I suggest you look at the 2pm but have... More
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