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Wellington Cable Car

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Address: Lambton Quay, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)4 472 2199
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Description: This is the modern version of the famous Wellington Cable Car, and a...
This is the modern version of the famous Wellington Cable Car, and a unique way of transport through the city.
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A Wellington Icon

It's a funicular railway from the main shopping street of Wellington a suburb in the hills overlooking the city, The rail length is about 600 metres (2,000ft) and rises 120 metres... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It's a funicular railway from the main shopping street of Wellington a suburb in the hills overlooking the city, The rail length is about 600 metres (2,000ft) and rises 120 metres (400 ft). It's a Wellington icon.

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wellington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I'm in use to take my son on the cable car all the time when not easy only $1. The cheapest fun. Even though it is more expensive it is still oodles of fun. Right in the heart of the city and Lota to do when you get to the top.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nice thing to do on a sunny day if you get sick of shopping 😄 can walk around the botanical gardens at the top.

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Auckland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The cable-car trip up Mount Victoria is always a highlight for a wellington visit. The new terminus building at the top makes the view enjoyable even on a cold, windy day.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great trip - very affordable, brilliant views at the top especially if it is nice day. Trips are run every 10 mins. Great for all members of the family.

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Auckland, New Zealand
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The best $7.50 I ever spent!! Stunning views of Wellington at night, the tunnel lights were eye catching and the young lady driving the Cable car was interesting and informative. Highly recommend the experience

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A very reasonably priced trip up the hill in something not all cities have. An excellent view from the top and a well presented Cable Car museum. Worth the Four Dollar fare and then walk back down through the lovely Botanical Gardens.

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Just love how easy it is to get on and off the Cable Car. Had to take a wheelchair on and just so easy compared to any other public transport. Views good and well worth the trip up to the Botanical Gardens and the museum above.

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WCCL, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Wellington Cable Car, responded to this review

Hi Sus1952, thank you for visiting for us. We aim to make the Cable Car accessible for everyone so it's great to hear you could easily get on and off the cars without any trouble. We want everyone to have the opportunity to ride aboard the cable car and have easy access to the botanic gardens so we are constantly... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I love all things mechanical so this was a good one for me. Liked the ride and the views from the top both day and night. Good walks around the top.

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WCCL, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Wellington Cable Car, responded to this review

We would definitely recommend the cable car + museum for mechanical and history buffs alike. It certainly provides an exciting learning opportunity, great to hear you enjoyed it! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Great fun way to access the harbour views and gardens. Must do trip, be part of the history of Wellington. Good playground for the kids in the park. Must safer than the funiculars of Valparaiso Chile LOL.

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WCCL, Digital Marketing Coordinator at Wellington Cable Car, responded to this review

Great to hear you and your family enjoyed your trip to the cable car. The cable car, museum, and botanic garden provides some excellent opportunities for kids to explore and run around, definitely a win! More 

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Address: Address: Lambton Quay, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)4 472 2199
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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