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Wild About Wellington and Cruise Wellington are both owned by Jennifer Looman, Wellington's most vibrant tour guide. If you seek the perfect shore excursion at the perfect price, or an exclusive tour of Wellington city with Jennifer hosting you all...more
Wellington 6021, New Zealand
+64 274 419 010
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Jennifer was fantastic! She took us on a private walking tour and David and I were very impressed. Our tour included all the local spots and more. Jennifer took us to Te papa museum, up the cable car, down the amazing waterfront and even treated...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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jlolo, Owner at Wild About Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Dear carmenpell, I was so pleased you contacted me about a private tour to fit in with your time in Wellington. A walk of Wellington to see the attractions, hear the history and learn more about life in the capital was a great way to...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were a small group of six on a short trip to Wellington. What a great morning we had with Jennifer and Peter! It felt like old friends showing us their great city. Jennifer was one of the best tour guides we have experienced. She...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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jlolo, Owner at Wild About Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dear zeacie, Thank you all for a fabulous morning on our Cruise Wellington Classic tour for your great group of 6. I loved being part of your Wellington surprise weekend! It was great to show you the city, along with a puff of wind on...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Jennifer is such a friendly, passionate and relaxed tour guide. Nothing was a problem, interesting cross section of information/sites to get us in the Wellington groove. We had perfect weather,yummy food and the walk is super easy. A little treat for the Birthday girl was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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jlolo, Owner at Wild About Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Paula, Karen & Tracey, Thank you for your super kind words, I felt like I was out on a fun day in the city with you too! I am so glad that everything was to your taste and that the weather was kind to...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Jennifer is a fantastic tour guide for Wellington! This was my first trip and she led us on a great over-all view of the city, complete with an excellent lunch. She's highly recommended!More

Date of experience: April 2017
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jlolo, Owner at Wild About Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Dear liztait78731 It was a wonderful day out with you and your good friend and I was so pleased on the day to fulfill your desire to sample Hokey Pokey ice cream. It's a true New Zealand delight! May you both make it back to...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous, fun, interesting and insightful way to explore the coolest little Capital. Jennifer is not only a great ambassador for her city but such a delight to hang out with for the afternoon.More

Date of experience: March 2017
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jlolo, Owner at Wild About Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Marcia M thank you! To create a custom tour for our afternoon together was an absolute pleasure. Yes, it is a cool little Capital and we experienced some of the finest aspects of the city. I so enjoyed meeting you, I do hope you will...More

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great tour with Peter and Jennifer. Jennifer is the best tour guide we have ever had. My uncle had a bike accident two days before and had to use a wheelchair. Peter and Jennifer never blinked a eye, helped out tremendously and showed us what...More

Date of experience: February 2017
jlolo, Owner at Wild About Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2017

Dear NICKATREST, It was a real treat to meet you on a beautiful Wellington day. A wheelchair is easily managed given your uncle could still step into the van with a little help. I wasn’t going to let a wheelchair get in the way of...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016

Wild About Wellington was a great tour. Jennifer was excellent in showing us a personal tour about the city. Any questions or sites we wanted to check out in particular wasn't a problem for her. Her knowledge of the city and the sites we saw...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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jlolo, Owner at Wild About Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Dear Bob201658, Great to hear from you and thank you for a superb review. I am always keen to take guests off the beaten track if something is of interest. On the Sights & Bites tour we can do that as the tour is for...More

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to understand Wellington and see the important sites then forget the big group tours and book a private tour with Jennifer - you will not be disappointed Jennifer is a lovely lady and a mine of information - she very obviously really...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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jlolo, Owner at Wild About Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Dear JCHendo, Thank you for such a generous review, and yes, I do love my job very much! It was a privilege to show you both Wellington on one of those days when the wind was really a focus! I thoroughly enjoyed our day out...More

Reviewed 20 March 2016

My wife and I had a fabulous morning with Jennifer, Wild about Wellington was a great choice for our day in Wellington with 2 great people that took us on an unforgettable tour. Jennifer is awesome and for sure is one of the nicest and...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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jlolo, Owner at Wild About Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2016

Hello leighb982, Well, it was truly special to host guests from Calgary which is on my personal travel agenda! I do hope we will have a chance to meet again, so I will look you up when that exciting time happens. That is some photo...More

Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We loved our walking tour with Jennifer. She is very knowledgeable and energetic. We saw all the sites downtown, the cable car ride, and te papa museum. Lunch and coffee stops were a bonus. Highly recommend for a fun day.More

Date of experience: March 2016
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jlolo, Owner at Wild About Wellington, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2016

Dear dlbortho, Great to meet you both! Thank you for the very kind review of my Sights & Bites privately hosted tour, it was a lovely way to spend a sunny Sunday in the capital. I am so glad you enjoyed the lunch and locally...More

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