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“Great day out” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Wellington Cable Car

Wellington Cable Car
Lambton Quay, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
+64 (0)4 472 2199
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Wellington City Sightseeing Small-Group Tour
Ranked #19 of 125 Attractions in Wellington
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.
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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“Great day out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Very reasonably priced, good location in town. The day we went it was brilliant weather - we took a packed lunch, the kids enjoyed themselves - very nice playground and lovely walks. We didn't go to the observatory up there - it seemed quite expensive. The only small complaint I would have is that I would liked to have a coffee in the afternoon (I think it was about 4pm) while we were still up there, they stopped serving tea/coffee by then - they only sold iceblocks/ice creams at that time...a bit early to stop serving coffee at that time I thought.

Visited December 2012
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“Cable Car”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Our children loved the experience. A great view of the city once you are at the Gardens. Very convenient running times.

Visited January 2013
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“4 minutes ride”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We liked the four minutes ride but the kids wanted to be a little longer... what can you do.. fairly short trip up there.. Don't expect views like in Hong Kong though

Visited December 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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“Cool ride to the top”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Nice ride on the cable car to the Botanic garden...beautiful views from the top ...affordable cost $6 for return trip..
kids will love it

Visited January 2013
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“Sweet views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This is a lovely way to see the city for the first time...although I do keep coming back every time I come to Wellington. It is a lovely way to see the city from on high - very cheap and with a frequent service it is always worth doing particularly if you have time to wander through the Botanical Gardens at the top.

Visited January 2013
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