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Tour Movie Magic and Maori Culture in Wellington

Weta Workshop

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Creativity & culture combine in this full-day experience by Weta Workshop & Te Wharewaka o Pōneke. Includes both Weta Workshop movie effects tours, Māori cultural tour, kai (lunch) & ceremonially blessed pounamu (greenstone gift).

After a whirlwind tour of Wellington, you may find yourself suddenly inspired to pick up a paintbrush or practice a few words of Te Reo (Māori language).

What You'll Get

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: i-SITE Bus Pickup Point, 148 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Your journey starts at the Wellington i-SITE bus pick up point where you'll board your dedicated Weta Workshop shuttle. As you make your way to Miramar Peninsula, sit back and relax as your friendly driver points out iconic sites of Wellington along the way!

Duration: 1 minute

Stop At: Weta Workshop, Corner of Camperdown Rd & Weka St Miramar, Wellington 6022 New Zealand

Here, you’ll discover how imaginary worlds are brought to life through physical effects and movie-making magic.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Karaka Cafe, 2 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

After working up an appetite, return to the city & enjoy a two-course lunch at Karaka Café, overlooking the lagoon.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Te Wharewaka o Pōneke, 2 Taranaki Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Māori Cultural Walking Tour; visit Te Wharewaka o Pōneke (canoe house) and the archaeological remains of an ancient Māori Pā (village)

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Lunch - Two-course lunch at Karaka Café; select from dishes unique to Aotearoa, New Zealand.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Weta Workshop
  • Entry/Admission - Karaka Cafe
  • Entry/Admission - Te Wharewaka o Pōneke

  • Gratuities

Departure Point
145 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

Departure Time
9:00 AM

6 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Weta Workshop in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.