Introducing Te Papa Tour

Te Papa offers a range of informative and inspiring daily tours delivered by highly trained and experienced Te Papa Hosts. The tours enrich the experience of any Te Papa visit, and bring the stories of New Zealand's land and people to life.


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Beginning over one hundred million years ago, join your guide on a journey through New Zealand's rich history and cultures. Hear stories of our tenacious wildlife, the resilience of the Māori people, and artistic interpretations of life in the South Pacific.

Whether you have a tight itinerary or time an extended visit, this tour will give you a great opportunity to understand the vibrant landscapes and cultures you will encounter throughout New Zealand.

The 60 minute Introducing Te Papa Tour departs at 10:15am; 12:00pm; and 2:00pm.

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Physical address

55 Cable Street, Wellington Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $20.00
(15 year(s) and under)
Further pricing information:
Tour leader, bus driver, travel familiarisations free of charge.
Cancellation policy:
A 100% cancellation fee applies to no-shows, cancellations, and changes to final pax numbers made fewer than 48 hours before tour departure. Should cancellation be due to Covid-19-related complications or government travel restrictions, we will refund 100% of the tour and will not be charging any cancellation fees.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
8kms to Wellington Airport (15 minute drive)
Proximity to coach terminal:
1.5kms to Wellington Railway Station (5 minute drive)
Proximity to town:
Central City

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Opening times

Business hours:
10am - 6pm, Monday to Sunday. Closed Christmas Day.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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