Essential Wellington Walk

City Gallery in Te Ngākau Civic Square

Take a walk - Every day at 10.00am ... The Essential Wellington Walk gives you an excellent introduction into this exuberant, walkable city and its people. Our guides have a deep knowledge and love of Wellington and enjoy helping to make your visit an absolutely positively fantastic experience.

We recommend that you take this walk preferably at the start of your stay, because then we can give you lots of information that will help you to make the most of the rest of your time in Wellington.

The walk takes 2 to 2.5 hours, and we walk rain or shine, so dress to suit the weather. 

Wellington Walks leave from the i-SITE Visitor Centre 111 Wakefield St (at Cuba St). 

Our 10.00am Essential Wellington Walk features Civic Square, the waterfront, Queen's Wharf, Old Bank Arcade, Lambton Quay, Supreme Court*, The Old Government Buildings, Parliamentary precinct and Old St Paul's Cathedral. Your guide will also consider any special interests you have and alter their route if possible to take these in.

Note  that our Essential Wellington Walk at 10am is not currently accessible by wheelchair due to building work in the Civic Square. When this work is complete access will again be possible. Also note that there is a slope up to the Parliament Buildings.

The walk is 'one way' and you can continue your exploration of Wellington after you farewell the guide.

You can book this walk  by using the "Online Booking" link below, up to 5pm on the day before the walk,  or at the i-SITE, up to the walk commencement time.

The charge is $25 for adults and free for children 16 years and under

 (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

 Online Secure Booking 

Look for the guide in green.

*Entry to the Supreme Court requires security screening

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