The Storm Coast Drive

4 hours | Wellington | W L G - 2 9 0
Average Guest Rating
From
$ 79.95
Shorex Best Price Guarantee
Find a better price for any excursion we offer and we will refund you 110% of the price difference.
Includes snack, Easy activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

What you will visit:

Pencarrow Station and Lodge
Nestled on the easternmost point of Wellington Harbour, Pencarrow Station is one of the area's oldest sheep and cattle farms. This 2,000-acre privately owned ranch is surrounded by thousands of acres of regional parks and home to Wellington's only hidden lakes, as well as the oldest lighthouse in New Zealand and many historic Maori sites. Pencarrow Lodge sports themed dƩcor, timber floors, large open fireplaces, and a wide viewing deck. Guests are treated to a farm dog demonstration and an engaging talk about the property plus morning or afternoon tea.

What you will see along the way:
Beauty abounds as you journey around the crescent-shaped shoreline of Wellington Harbour. Gaze upon quaint villages and sparkling bays tucked along the Storm Coast, named for the hidden shipwrecks that are dotted along the rugged coastline. As you approach Pencarrow Station, enjoy views that stretch across the Cook Strait to the snow-capped Kaikoura Ranges on South Island. On your return to Wellington, you'll pass through Days Bay. Charming oceanfront homes, cafƩs and secluded bays make this one of Wellington's most popular resort areas.

Photo Opportunity:
Pencarrow Head Lighthouse, built in 1858, is surrounded by wild seascape scenery. It is New Zealand's oldest lighthouse, and it was also home to its first and only female lighthouse keeper.

Snack:
Pencarrow Lodge is a private, secluded venue with expansive views and lodge-themed dƩcor. Enjoy morning or afternoon tea by the large open fireplaces in a comfy chair or on the wide viewing deck.

Special Notes:

Wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing suited to the day's conditions.

Bring a camera, hat, light jacket and adequate sun protection.

Child Price:

12 years & under only

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Transfer from shipside to Pencarrow Lodge

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
01:30

Pencarrow Lodge for morning or afternoon tea and dog demonstration by the owner

Time at site:
01:15

Pencarrow Lodge to shipside

Transport type:
Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Travel time:
01:15