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Wellington Museum - Ship 'n' Chip Tour

Voyage Wellington’s beautiful harbour and soak up its fascinating history on a fun filled Ship n Chip Tour!

Highlights

  • Begin with a guided tour through Wellington Museum
  • Enjoy a classic kiwi fish ’n’ chip lunch
  • Board the East by West ferry to Matiu/Somes Island
  • Explore the Island on a self-guided tour

Voyage Wellington’s beautiful harbour and soak up its fascinating history on a fun filled Ship n Chip Tour!

Take a guided tour through Wellington Museum and a trip to Matiu/Somes Island. The tour begins at Wellington Museum, exploring the unique history and quirks of the New Zealand’s capital city. From Maori settlement, European immigration, to what the city has become today.

After visiting the Wellington Museum, you can enjoy a classic kiwi fish ’n’ chip lunch on board the East by West ferry as you make your way to Matiu/Somes Island. A beautiful reserve where native flora and fauna thrive.

Explore the Island on a self-guided tour. Climb the hills for amazing views of the harbour, look for wildlife, and discover the colourful history of the island.

Departures: Tours start at Wellington Museum, Queens Wharf at 11am and return at 3.55pm (optional return at 2pm on the weekends)

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Adult $55.00
Child $39.00

Restrictions

  • Minimum age 5 years old.

Notes

  • Please dress appropriately for walking and changeable weather (including bringing a waterbottle) and get in touch with operator regarding any special dietary requirements
  • Child price applies to ages 6-16yrs.

Available Bookings from July 10 to July 16

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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6spaces priced from:

  • Adult$43.90
  • Child$32.00

7spaces priced from:

  • Adult$43.90
  • Child$39.00

8spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$39.00

4spaces priced from:

  • Adult$45.00
  • Child$32.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Faye from United Kingdom wrote on 09 March 2020

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very informative

Wiremu/William was a great guide. Very informative, happy to answer questions as you walk around. No reading from a script.

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Tony from New Zealand wrote on 12 January 2018

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Fish and chip tour

This would be a highlight of our trip. A very informative tour of the a hidden gem - the museum - by a very informative guide, then absolutely fantastic fish and chips right on time and enjoyed on the ferry to Soames Island. Everything according to plan and spot on timing. Thanks for making it happen. Don't worry if you don't get to see all of the museum with the guide - you can continue to see rest of it once you return from Soames island. This is a excellant value and unique experience.

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Spike Smith from New Zealand wrote on 10 July 2019

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Fish'n'ships

Great value for a priceless experience, Highly recommended for anyone and everyone who loves local history and nature.

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Maggie from New Zealand wrote on 01 October 2018

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Somes Island & Wellington Museum

Good trip on a cloudy day. Thanks Gemma the lovely ranger for telling us stories of the island. Thanks Bennie again for showing us around the museum. You are awesome

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Alison Cook from New Zealand wrote on 26 April 2018

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Ship n Chip

Very interesting museum tour, yummy fish and chips, enjoyed walking around Matiu Somes. Great day out and bonus getting off at Days Bay for a pleasant walk around.

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