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BEERGEEK Private Wellington Day Tour

BEERGEEK Private Wellington Day Tour
BEERGEEK Private Wellington Day Tour

BEER|GEEK combines the Wellington subcultures of Film & Craft Beer, with a side of natural beauty. In this all-inclusive private day tour we explore some icons of the local film industry, and enjoy some delicious beer tasting, and other pop/nerd culture spots along the way.

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Stop At: Scorch O Rama, 497 Karaka Bay Road, Karaka Bays, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

Enjoy a morning coffee and a sugary treat to get your day started right. Scorchorama Cafe has tons of great movie posters, comic book covers, lego and other cool art work around the walls. Cast members from local major productions such as The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies made this a regular spot to hang out during their time in Wellington

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The Weta Cave, 1 Weka Street, Miramar, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

Weta Workshop are the creators of physical props, prosthetics and costumes, as well as digital design and special effects for many major films, and the cave is their chance to showcase their skills to the public. We'll join the Weta Cave Workshop tour, and view their behind the scenes documentary, which can only be seen here at Weta. It's also a great chance to get some unique souvenirs or memoribilia

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Roxy Cinema, 5 Park Road Miramar, Wellington 6022 New Zealand

This beautiful Art Deco styled movie theatre, and their Coco at the Roxy restaurant and bar, was built by some of the leaders of the local film industry and has hosted some epic events. We'll stop here for a delicious lunch.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Parrotdog Bar, 66 Kingsford Smith Street, Rongotai, Wellington 6022, New Zealand

Open Wednesday to Sunday.

Parrotdog are famous in New Zealand for two hugely successful equity crowdfunding campaigns. They raised enough funds to build a brand new brewery, cellar door and bar, and they're making some delicious beers.

(Talk and tasting included)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mount Victoria, Alexandra Lookout Rd, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

On our way back through town we can stop on Mount Victoria for some incredible 360 degree views of Wellington City and the Harbour. The drive back through town passes through neighbourhoods reminiscent of San Francisco.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Aro Street, Aro Valley, Wellington 6021, New Zealand

Aro Valley, to the south of the city centre is home to some great little businesses. In keeping with our theme, the two big stops we make here are at the Aro Street Video Store, a true survivor and throwback to the glory days of home video rental. It's more like a living museum and we discuss the many ingenious methods they've used to stay open and stay relevant in the digital age.

Right across the street is Garage Project Brewery, one of the most successful and prolific producers of beer in New Zealand. Housed in an old mechanic's workshop, Garage Project's exterior is covered in amazing spray painted artwork that is matched by their many creative labels inside.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cuba Street, Wellington 6001 New Zealand

Parking on Cuba Street, we wind up our day with a walk into the city centre. Starting at the top of Cuba, we visit Heyday Brewery for a tasting, before wandering down through record stores, galleries, tattoo parlours, cafes and vintage stores. We end up at Golding's Free Dive, for a final pint before we either drop you back at your starting point or say goodbye as you carry on your adventure in the city.

*** Tasting at Heyday, and a pint at Golding's are included, there is an option for you to try more beer at your own expense as we wander through the town centre. ***

Duration: 1 hour



Duration:6 to 9 hours
Commences in:Wellington, New Zealand
Country:New Zealand
City:Wellington

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