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Our XPLOR Tours in Wellington and Wairarapa

Our Tiaki Promise

Tiaki means to care for people and place. The Tiaki Promise is a commitment to care for New Zealand, for now and for future generations, looking after this incredible part of the world. We do this by inspiring Kiwis to protect their land, and for tourists to become guardians of the place they visit. This instils a sense of responsibility within to commit to good behaviour.

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XPLOR Wellington With Our Local Tour Guides

Get the most out of your Wellington tour or Wairarapa adventure with our friendly, knowledgeable, local Xplor Tour guides, who enjoy nothing more than meeting and interacting with new people. All our guides have a detailed understanding of the history and background of the areas that you have chosen to visit and will happily keep you entertained while you get driven between points of interest. They throw in a good dose of fun at each stop too.

With a great team of local Wellington tour guides, who have also travelled extensively themselves, we know what makes for great, fun, informative tours of the fabulous Wellington and Wairarapa regions. With our tour group sizes ranging from 2 to 12 people we make sure everyone gets an unforgettable personal experience. Larger groups aren’t a problem though, just contact us and have a chat. We’ve done amazing tours for up to fifty people in the past.

Why Choose XPLOR Tours?

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NZ Owned and Operated

We are a family business and extremely proud to deliver a premium kiwi tour experience.


Talented Staff

We have hand-picked our knowledgeable guides to provide a personalised service for our guests.


A Unique Kiwi Experience

A great time with lots of laughs, fun and a tour leaving you with a ‘WOW’ feeling.

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All the ‘Must See’ sites

Our guides know the best routes to maximise your time with us.



Your health and safety is our priority and we take pride in our safety record.


Excellent Reviews

We’ll let all our Five Star reviews on Trip Advisor do the talking. Check Tripadvisor Reviews here.

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Donate a Tree

For every one of our tours we donate to Trees that Matter for a native tree to be planted in New Zealand.

Book with confidence

Covid-19 means we live in uncertain times, especially when it comes to travel.

If your travel gets disrupted by Covid restrictions, and you can’t make it on any Wellington tour booked with us, we offer easy rebooking, and full refunds as required.

Contact Us

Contact us with any questions you have about any of the Wairarapa tours or Wellington tours we offer, either half day or full day.

You can also talk to us about designing a custom sightseeing tour of the region, just for you.

Tour with confidence

On all our sightseeing tours you can be confident that we meet any current requirements around Covid-19.

We have face masks available if you want them, and all our minibuses are equipped with hand sanitizer and QR codes for the NZ Covid tracer app.

Join us for our Exciting Wellington Sightseeing Tours!

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Thoroughly recommend

We booked a half day tour and enjoyed a lovely Sunday morning with Mitch. He was friendly and knowledgeable, with nice mix of LOTR, Weta and local information. We would definitely use this company again if we find ourselves in Wellington.

– Maps05858267269 ● Tripadvisor
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Excellent LOTR Tour

Lester, was extremely knowledgeable about the filming locations and was able to offer in depth detail about iconic scenes that I had never heard before. If you are LOTR fan this is a must do in Wellington!

– Jeff D ● Tripadvisor
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Do this Tour with Tour Guide Lester

Absolut amazing! This Tour is so much fun, you can learn many things about lord of the rings and also others. Our Tour Guide Lester was the best!

– Lisa Laune B ● Tripadvisor
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Nice city tour

The guide provided lots of interesting information. A good way to see the main attractions of the city, especially when visiting for the first time.

– Ilona S ● Tripadvisor
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Highly Recommended

What an excellent tour. Our driver/guide was full of interesting information about Wellington and NZ in general. The tour took in all the key locations many of which we would not have seen by ourselves - the views from the top of the hill were fabulous.

– 19LincsTraveller40 ● Tripadvisor