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Wellington Cable Car

Address: Lambton Quay, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 (0)4 472 2199
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Wellington City Sightseeing Small-Group Tour
85%
Ranked #19 of 125 Attractions in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trams, Other
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Owner description: This is the modern version of the famous Wellington Cable Car, and a unique way of transport through the city.
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

The lower terminal is just off Lambton Quay in the city center, a pleasant ride to the top where we spent a relaxing hour strolling through the museum,taking photos and had a coffee. A fine sunny day gave us a great view of the city and bay,very enjoyable and well worth the visit.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We rode the cable car to the top then walked down through the Gardens. At the top you will have a wonderful view of Wellington. The Cable Car Museum was very good. There are several videos to explain the use of cable cars in Wellington. The Cable Car does not hold too many people so you may have to wait... More

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London, United Kingdom
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This is quaint and fun. Pay a few dollars at the top or the bottom and watch the world pass by. Relaxing irrespective of your intentions…..

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed the nostalgia of the cable car. Great Cable car museum at the top. Nice views over the city and harbour as well.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Enjoyed nice ride to top. Bought round trip ticket expecting to ride back down. Gardens were very nice and provided very nice views of city. After we got to top we realized it is much better to slowly walk through gardens to enjoy more of the views and not ride the cable car back down. If you were pressed for... More

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Just loved the cable car. It was an old fashioned car that had been restored and there was a bit history, a lovely cafe and a beautiful botanic gardens and walk down and fabulous city views once you reached the top. Great value for money.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

A must do for every visitor. The view from the top is wonderful especially on a clear fine day. We take all our visitors on the cable car and our young visitors love to stand at the front and watch the other cable car coming towards them. The cable car is a winner!

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

The thing that makes the Cable Car so good is that it starts a short walk from the middle of town. It's great that the cars have not been outwardly modernised so riding them is like being in a time capsule. Once at the top, the view is excellent, being right on top of the city centre. We chose to... More

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Paraparaumu, Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Incredible to know how many Kiwis have never done this, taken all my visitors on this ride, once at the top amazing, the Cable Car is a must ride always interesting to see the Overseas Tourists enjoying this experience. Once at the top enjoy the gardens on a nice day just so enjoyable, one can walk back down and see... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

amazing journey it was good experience on cable car. and liked the way when two cable car cross each other

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