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Capital Tastes

The perfect morning walking tour: enjoy three hours of Wellington culinary experiences as well as the city's history, architecture and  ideas on great places to shop and eat.

Discover fresh tastes in New Zealand's cafe and culinary capital, as we introduce you to local tastes, products and people. With a personal guide to tell the local stories, you will taste gourmet products including coffee, chocolate, cheeses and other specialties in top food places the locals know.

As an added bonus, you'll receive gift vouchers for some of Zest's favourite eateries to enjoy in your own time: 25% off at Arbitrageur (up to $40); 25% off at Floriditas (up to $25); and a free glass of wine at Logan Brown (with booking).

At the end of your tour we give you a list of our favourite cafes, bars, restauarants, food stores and coffee roasters, to enjoy during the rest of your time in the capital.

Read about this tour from The Australian (March 2013) and our Trip Advisor Reviews.

Walking Time: approx. an hour all up, at a casual wandering pace.

Lonely Planet 2013 has named Zest Food Tours as one of the world's Top 10 Walking Tours for Globetrotting Foodies.

Need a guide who speaks French, German, Danish, Dutch or Italian? Please email [email protected] to make a special request.

Tour Details

Leaves daily
Departs from i-SITE Visitor Centre, Civic Square, corner Victoria and Wakefield Streets, Wellington
9.30 am - 12.30 pm

View map of Wellington i-SITE Visitor Centre

Available year round, 7 days, except for public holidays.  On Sundays we have a different itinerary to take in the lovely waterfront Sunday food markets, see here for details.

Rate NZ $169 per person (minimum 2)
All inclusive for up to 8 guests.

Walking Level: our tours are walking tours suited for guests will a moderate level of walking fitness. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and bringing a light rain jacket or umbrella depending on weather conditions on the day. You can check the Wellington weather here.

Travelling by yourself?  This is the perfect tour if you are booking on your own.   As our tour minimum is 2 guests, if you wish to make a single booking please click here to enquire before going further. We will reply by email within 12 hours.


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