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Wellington Cable Car
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$198.01*
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Full-Day Wellington Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #10 of 230 things to do in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The highlight to any visit to Wellington is a trip on Wellington Cable Car. In just 5 minutes you will reach the top of the Botanic Garden where panoramic views of the city and harbour are the reward. You can also visit the Space Place Observatory here. Before you head back down make sure to visit the Cable Car Museum (free entry), which provides a history of the city's symbolic mode of transport and see the original cars and winding machinery on display. There are walking tracks that start at the top of the Cable Car if you're keen on a stroll back to the city. The Cable Cars leave every 10 minutes.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Stroller parking, Bathroom facilities
port waikato
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“great car”
Reviewed May 21, 2012

first time in cable car and it was great.loverly views at top and what we saw of gardens was was loverly as well.everthing well mantained and tidy.

Visited May 2012
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Perth, Australia
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“Great View !”
Reviewed May 19, 2012

The cable car is a must do for the view alone , we only went one way ( the bus from Zelandia will drop you here on the way back to the city) the photos my husband got where great , the ride itself doesn't take long but its a welling ton icon and well worth a ride !

Visited April 2012
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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Back to the Future!”
Reviewed May 17, 2012

Loved the views from top of the hill and it's a thrill to board these vintage cars - love the interior and the woodwork too. They've kept them remarkably well.

Visited December 2011
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Denver
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“Riding up to the Botanic Gardens”
Reviewed May 17, 2012

The Wellington Cable Car is the best way up to the Botanic Gardens and the walk down is pleasant - even in the rain.

Visited March 2012
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Canberra, Australia
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“An interesting experience, worth doing”
Reviewed May 16, 2012

There are so many places in the world where such an attraction would be overpriced and kitsch. Not here. I'm sure in part this is because the cable car is used by commuters. Take it one way, and walk back through the botanic gardens - particularly if you have kids you can take to the fabulous park.

PS - there is a cafe at the top which served an OK coffee.

Visited April 2012
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