Cape Palliser Coastal Explorer Tour (not a bike tour!)

From NZD $175.00
  • Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Martinborough, Wellington
  • Product code: PALVAN


Head to the coast with the most! Palliser Bay is exceptional, teeming with life, sights and history!

We depart Martinborough by van at 10am every weekday morning and 11.30am on weekends to explore the sights, the sounds and the history of Palliser Bay. 

This is an active tour and will involve some walking on a bush track with varied terrain. We walk the Putangirua Pinnacles Loop Track (1.5hours with lots of steps!) and challenge you to ascend the Cape Palliser Lighthouse steps all 249 of them!.

Our local guides ensure an informative tour and interesting tour with many many many great photo opportunities.

Highlights of this tour include
Lake Ferry
Putangirua Pinnacles
Ngawi Village
Cape Palliser
Seal Colony
Numerous historical and cultural sites
Informed and informative guides

We supply a picnic style lunch along the way and if time allows will stop for a piece of the freshest fish and chips you will find. 

We will be back in time to make the train if you are on a day trip or enjoy a pre-dinner drink if you are staying on in Martinborough.

What do I bring? Sturdy footwear is essential, bring a warm base layer and a water/windproof jacket. Dress for the conditions, remember that the conditions change quickly. Bring a camera, and a big smile
What if it rains? Likely we will get wet, but we are yet to see anyone melt! This is an all weather tour, the coast has immense charm regardless of the weather, we will take extra care on our walks.
What if I have medical conditions? Please let your guide know. Guides are First Aid trained in case of any incident but best to let us know if you have a condition that limits your ability to participate in the tour.