Historic Thorndon Walking Tour

Historic Thorndon Walking Tour

This 2-hour walking tour takes in the Parliament precinct, Hill St, Thorndon Road, Glenbervie Tce, Ascot Tce, Sydney St, Bolton St, and the Rose Gardens. The final leg is via the Bolton Street Cemetery.

The route, all on sealed paths, is wheelchair accessible though two short, uphill sections are steep (accessing Hill St and Glenbervie Tce).

The tour starts and ends at the Wellington Cenotaph on the corner of Bowen Street and Lambton Quay.


Booking is required. Email bookings@walkwellington.org.nz to book.

Location: Meet at the Wellington Cenotaph on the corner of Bowen Street and Lambton Quay.

Duration: 2 hours

Cost: Koha

Health & Safety: During these Covid times we continue to run tours during levels 1 and 2 observing all recommended guidelines. We encourage all participants to scan our QR code.

Other risks include those faced by any pedestrian in the city. Our guides endeavour to highlight any particular risks when crossing roads, using stairs, wet surfaces and the like. Wherever feasible, designated pedestrian crossings and zones are used when crossing streets and at intersections.

Walk Wellington Inc

Walk Wellington is a not-for-profit incorporated society with about 25 proud Wellingtonian volunteer members keen to share their love of the city by providing quality guided walking tours. See our website walkwellington.org.nz for more information.

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