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Sights of Wellington Panoramic Drive

New Zealand’s compact and topographically interesting capital city lends itself well to exploring by motor coach. From the pier, you will drive along the coast of sweeping Oriental Bay and up to the summit of Mt Victoria. From here, the views across the city and Wellington’s busy harbor are magnificent. Drive along Lambton Quay, through the main shopping and business district of the city; then you’ll head up a steep road with hairpin bends, as you climb the hill to Kelburn and the Botanic Gardens in Thorndon. Those who wish to disembark the motor coach here may do so for a short visit. Don’t miss Wellington’s interesting Parliament buildings, the most famous of which is the Beehive—named for its tiered shape. You’ll also view the Government Building, reputedly the largest wooden structure in the world. Drive by Old St Paul’s Church to see one of New Zealand’s finest examples of colonial Gothic architecture. The church dates back to 1866—old indeed by New Zealand standards—and was designed by Reverend Frederick Thatcher. There is time to snap some delightful photos outside this impressive structure, built entirely of native lumbers.
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Just an Average Bus Tour

Date:December 5, 2013
Jeff301
Location:Seabeck, WA
Cruise Date Year:2013
Cruise Date Month:November
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This was the average bus tour that you will generally encounter in any city. To be sure, Wellington is an interesting place and the driver was certainly knowledgeable, but it wasn't among the high points of our cruise - nor did we expect it to be. Rather we had a relaxing afternoon learning about New Zealand's capital city.
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
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