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Ship ‘n’ Chip Tour

These school holidays take a guided tour through Wellington Museum and a trip to Matiu/Somes Island!

Start your journey on a guided tour through Wellington Museum, exploring the unique history and quirks of New Zealand’s capital city. From Maori settlement, European immigration, to the delightfully bizarre Attic. Wellington Museum celebrates the people and the events that have shaped the character and soul of the Capital City of New Zealand and it’s region.

Then head to the East by West ferry for a short trip across the harbour to Matiu/Somes Island whilst enjoying a classic kiwi lunch of scrumptious fish ‘n’ chips, with magnificent views of Wellington’s famous hilltop suburbs.

Enjoy the island on a self-guided tour discovering the native flora and fauna and explore its fascinating history before returning to the mainland.

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

Time: Tours begin at 11am, and return at 3.55 pm (weekend optional return at 2 pm when Harbour Explorer is operating).

Duration: 3-5 hours

The Ship ‘n’ Chip tour includes a Museum tour, fish & chips for one, a return ferry trip on East by West Ferries to Matiu/Somes Island (owned by local iwi, Taranaki Whānui ki Te Upoko o te Ika) where you are free to roam on the Department of Conservation managed island.

To book call us on 04 472 8904 or email:

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