Tours update 15 July 2022
Government House is running group tours only. This includes schools, ECE, community and family groups:
Wellington Government House and/or gardens:
- Education, workplace,community and family/social group tour bookings can be made by contacting the Visitor Centre. We are happy to tailor programmes to meet your interests.
- Tour operators are welcome to contact the Visitor Centre about arranging a tour of the house/gardens.
- Public tours are tentatively planned to restart in August.
Auckland Government House gardens
- We will not be scheduling any tours of the gardens before October.
Please contact the Visitor Centre if you have any questions about booking a tour of either property.
15 places on each tour for individuals or groups of 6 or less. (Currently unavailable. Dates to be advised)
Tours take around two hours and include the Visitor Centre, the main house and the garden (weather permitting).
For groups of more than 5 people (from 20 April)
Community organisations, rest homes, work groups, commercial tour groups and groups with specialist needs or interests.
For ECE-Adult education groups including ESOL classes (from 20 April)
We can tailor a visit to meet students' needs and learning requirements.
Did you know?
Government House Wellington is a Category 1 heritage building and has been the home of New Zealand's Governors and Governors-General since 1910.