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Hammonds Wellington Tours

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Wellington 3382, New Zealand
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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 stunning scenery. We love showing off the Wellington region to the world and you will depart our tours with fond memories of this beautiful part of New Zealand. Our tours include Wellington City Sights, Kapiti Coast Kiwi Experience, Martinborough Gourmet Wine Tour, Palliser Bay- off the Beaten Track and the Capital Craft Beer Tour. Book today with Hammonds Wellington Tours, we promise you won't be disappointed!
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"coastline tour"
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"mt victoria"
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"palliser bay"
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"wellington city"
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"craft beer tour"
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"st pauls church"
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"great tour"
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"cruise ship"
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"botanical gardens"
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"booked this tour"
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"highly recommend this company"
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"comfortable bus"
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"stops include"
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"half day city tour"
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"cable car"
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"lots of interesting facts"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Having only half a day in Wellington, we found this tour perfect for what we wanted to see. The driver Glenn was entertaining and nice. He dropped us off at the bottom of the cable car, then picked us up at the top after we...More

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HammondsTours, Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

So pleased you enjoyed the tour, look forward to having you aboard when you visit next time. Safe Travels Regards Robin

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Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Caught the 10am tour. Collected from our accomodation by big coach At 9.30 which was good. Taken to Info centre to collect others and pay. Normally $55/couple. Seniors $50. 10 venues visited of which only 4 able to get off the bus. The botanic gardens...More

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HammondsTours, Team Member at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

HI there, We are very sorry that your experience did not meet your expectations. We would love to talk directly and discuss this further. We did have a large group on board this day and we are sorry this impacted on your tour. Please send...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

A terrific tour of Wellington with a friendly, knowledgeable and very obliging driver. Thank you Rob for a great experience!

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HammondsTours, Manager at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

So pleased you enjoyed our tour, we will pass you comments on Rob. We hope to have you join us again soon, safe travels regards Robin

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

It was an interesting day. The driver was great...very knowledgable of the area. We stopped at quite a few places. We were only in Wellington for one day so it was great to see the major attractions...and we got to relax while someone else negotiated...More

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HammondsTours, Hammonds Team Member at Hammonds Wellington Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi there, Thank you for your great review :-) We have some very knowledgeable drivers who love showing off Wellington and all it's great sights! Perfect way to see Wellington! All the best with your future travels, The Hammonds Team

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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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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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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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