Wellington Cable Car, Wellington

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Wellington Cable Car, Wellington - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 280 Lambton Quay, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

Phone: +64-44722199

Ticket Price: 8 NZD

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Time Required: 00:30 Mins

Timings: 07:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

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The Wellington Cable Car is one of Wellington’s iconic tourist attractions. It completed 110 years of service in the year 2012. The cable car connects downtown Wellington (Lambton Quay) to the suburb of Kelburn. Popular with locals as well as tourists, the cable car departs every 10 minutes and along the way, one travels under the corporate towers of The Terrace, past Kelburn Park and Victoria University of Wellington. Once at the top, do check out the Wellington Botanic Garden, the Carter Observatory and the Cable Car Museum. Many people travel up by cable car and then leisurely stroll back down to the city centre.

Wellington Cable Car Ticket Prices

Return Journey Ticket Prices:

  • Adult: $7.50
  • NZ Students and Children (5-15): $3.50
  • Family (2 adults and upto 4 children): $19

One Way Ticket Prices:

  • Adult: $4
  • NZ Students and Children (5-15): $2

Wellington Cable Car Opening and Closing Hours

  • The cable car runs every 10 minutes.

Restaurants Near Wellington Cable Car

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  • Picnic Cafe- Begonia House
  • Becs Cafe

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  • Nice view at the top with a wee cafe. The perfumery is definitely worth a visit. Theres a botanical garden and observatory at the top as well. Pretty basic trip up but worth a look especially for only $7.50 return.

  • Great place for tourists to visit. beautiful view of both WGTN harbour & city. Cable car museum is worth to visit too. then you can have a relax afternoon coffee there or go to botanic garden for walk.

  • A great historical trip, especially for the oldies! This cable car has an amazing history, and still lets you experience it! The cable car allows you to go to the botanic gardens, and other locations on the mountain (I’m here for a trip) This is a unique ride Wellington has, whenever you can, do it!

  • The cable car has renovated still with historical features and character and very safe. There are a few stops along the route. At the top there are views of Wellington, the Botanical Gardens and Space Place. A must see attraction.

  • Quaint ride offering great views. The led light show in the tunnel is very nice too.

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