OVERVIEW: A majestic mountain, a wonderful museum and a marvelous garden combine to tell the story and share the beauty of this splendid city and its people.
HIGHLIGHTS: Take in the magnificent view from the summit of Mount Victoria. Stroll through Wellington's Botanical Garden. Explore "Te Papa", New Zealand's National Museum.
NOTES: There will be approximately 600 yards of walking over flat, even surfaces.
A majestic mountain, a wonderful museum and a marvelous garden combine to tell the story and share the beauty of this splendid city and the people of New Zealand.
-Mount Victoria: Take in the magnificent view from the mountain summit.
-Botanical Gardens: Stroll through the formal Lady Norwood Rose Gardens and the Begonia House.
-“Te Papa”: Explore the wonderful exhibits at New Zealand’s National Museum.
From the summit of Mount Victoria you will have a magnificent view Wellington, the harbor, the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean.
Continue your tour with a visit to Wellington’s Botanical Gardens. You’ll see the formal Lady Norwood Rose Gardens and the Begonia House.
Travel to the waterfront site of New Zealand’s National Museum. Known as “Te Papa”, the museum features a wide range of exhibitions covering the nation’s geological and natural history. The museum is home to a collection of contemporary and colonial art as well as one of the finest Maori exhibitions in the country.
Photo stops will be made at the New Zealand Parliament’s House of Representatives and Wellington’s Cathedral of St Paul.
What to Bring:
-Your SeaPass card (provided onboard the ship) and photo identification
-Camera and cash for shopping
-Sun protection and sunglasses
What to Wear:
-Comfortable walking shoes
-There will be approximately 600 yards of walking over flat, even surfaces.