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Wellington Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour and Mt. Victoria Photo Stop

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    The Hop-On Hop-Off ticket is valid for 24 hours.

  • Start time

    Buses run between 9:30am to 2:30pm (from i-SITE) everyday.

    During summers (October - April), buses are available every 30 - 45 minutes.

    During winters (May - September), buses are available every 1.5 hours.

  • Meeting Point

    You an hop on from any of the stops

  • Ending Point

    You can hop off at any of the stops

Key Highlights

  • Enjoy a comprehensive introduction to Wellington with this hop-on hop-off bus tour
  • Build your own itinerary conveniently with the flexibility to hop on and off as many times as you like
  • Get up close with major attractions, from Oriental Bay to Zealandia, Cable Car and more
  • Savour a fantastic 5-minute photo stop at Mt. Victoria Lookout for some insane Insta-worthy frames
  • Experience an immersive and informative tour of Wellington with a riveting live commentary


Discover the full spectrum of Wellington’s charms on this Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour, covering a route that includes 10 fantastic stops trailing the top attractions in the city. Your hop-on hop-off ticket, which is valid for 24 hours from the first time of use, is a lovely pass to savour the stunning views, cool architecture, eclectic suburbs and beautiful coastal scenery of Wellington.

Accompanied by a riveting live commentary on the different stops as well as fascinating anecdotes of the city, the journey also includes a delightful 5-minute stop at Mt. Victoria lookout to help you capture those gorgeous Insta-worthy frames of the New Zealand capital. From exquisite art museums and galleries to the finest Gothic revival church in the city, from the heart of a bohemian Wellington to a gargantuan eco-sanctuary, the hop-on hop-off trails regales you with an almost comprehensive list of must-visit attractions in the city.

Attractions Covered

  • i-SITE Visitor Centre / City Gallery
  • Mt Victoria Lookout
  • Wellington Zoo
  • Cuba Quarter
  • Wellington Cable Car
  • Zealandia
  • Parliament / Old St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Wellington Museum
  • Te Pepa / Oriental Bay


  • Hop-On Hop-Off 24 Hours Ticket


  • Gratuities (If you’re feeling generous though, go right ahead!)

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Please note

Voucher Information: Sorry, but you will need to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we promise we are working on changing this). Unfortunately, at this time, we will not be able to give anyone a refund without a printed copy of his/her voucher.

Don’t forget to arrive at the stop at least 10 minutes before the pickup time to avoid missing the bus or getting stuck with any last-minute rush.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

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