William, Kate & Prince George Arrive Down Under

The Royals Down Under visit has officially begun!

Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince George landed at the Wellington Airport on Monday to kick off their three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.

The Duchess looked stunning in a Catherine Walker red coat, a scarlet Gina Foster pill box hat and black heels next to Prince William in a dark suit.

PHOTOS: William, Kate & Prince George’s Down Under Trip

But the real star of the trip was 8-month-old Prince George, in a white sweater and matching white shorts, who Kate held as she disembarked from the plane.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George arrive at Wellington Airport’s military terminal for the start of their tour on April 7, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Getty Images)

Upon their arrival in New Zealand, The Duke and Duchess were given a traditional Hongi welcome from Maori elders that included pressing their noses and foreheads to the noses and foreheads of the elders.

The Royals were also treated to a traditional Maori welcome ritual that involved men with spears wearing thongs who recited war cries while performing martial arts.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge receives a hongi during a Maori Powhiri Ceremonial Welcome at Government House on April 7, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand (Getty Images)

-- Jesse Spero

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