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“Fast relaxing trip” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Wellington Cable Car

Wellington Cable Car
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$197.74*
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Full-Day Wellington Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #10 of 229 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
Blind River, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Fast relaxing trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

A very good way to get to the Observatory and to the top of the Botanic Gardens . It is a lot easier to see the gardens traveling down ! The cars were clean and the attendant efficient.

Visited September 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great view & little museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

Well set out and interesting little museum showing the history of this early transport. Nice to see the cable car I remember riding in as a child. There's more work in progress at the junction so look forward to seeing further restoration.

Visited October 2013
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motueka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Short and Sweet”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

A 2 1/2 minute journey from Lambton Quay takes you up to Kelburn. From here you have the choice of a walk around the Botanic Gardens, visit the Observatory or just enjoy the view. A must do if you have the time.

Visited October 2013
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Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Cable Car Ride.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2013

Just something you have to do really. A couple of minutes upto the top of the hill. A good view. The gardens were nice to wander around.

Visited October 2013
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Excellent Ride”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2013

This cable car gives you excellent views of wellington while riding from top to bottom or bottom to top its great either way and at the top you can get off and walk around the botanic gardens so purchase a return ticket so as you can then hop on again to get back to where you started.

Visited October 2013
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