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Wellington Cable Car Journey

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What to Expect
Cable Car tickets can be purchased online prior to arrival or at the Ticket Office at arrival. Tickets are valid for 6 months after purchase. We recommend purchasing your tickets online to avoid any potential queues, especially during summer in Wellington. The Cable Car journey takes about 5 minutes to travel one way. Once you arrive at the top you can walk down through the beautiful Botanic Gardens (20 - 30 minutes). If you purchase a return journey you can return at anytime.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: 280 Lambton Quay, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand
2: 1 Upland Rd, Kelburn, Wellington 6012, New Zealand
Departure Time
Return
6/24/2019 - 9/27/2021Monday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday:08:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday:08:30 AM - 09:00 PM

One Way
6/24/2019 - 9/27/2021Monday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday:07:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday:08:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday:08:30 AM - 09:00 PM
Duration
5m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The cable car was excellent. We chose to ride up and walk down. The scenery was stunning. The big let down was the appalling manners of the cable car man who was boarding us. He was one of the rudest men I have ever met. I am stunned he has a job there as he really should not
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a carriage drinnen by a cable bring you from the City Centre to the other Side of the City - where you can View the partial-panaromic view nothing exciting for adults good fun for kids
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Response from Wellington C, Digital Marketing Manager at Wellington Cable Car Journey
Responded 1 week ago
It's not just fun for kids. People of all ages enjoy riding on the iconic Cable Car and experiencing the light show in the tunnels. Some of the best views of the city and across the harbour are from the lookout at Kelburn.
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this is really worth doing . Its unique and the view up the top at the cafe is superb on a fine day. It was like being transported back in time with the slow rumble of this oldcable car as it made its way up the hill. Not sure whether the twinkling lights in the tunnels would be
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Response from Wellington C, Digital marketing manager at Wellington Cable Car Journey
Responded 1 week ago
There's a saying that, 'you can't beat Wellington on a good day' and on a good day there's no better way of admiring the views over the city and harbour than taking a ride on the Cable Car to the lookouts at the Kelburn terminus. We do advise passengers about the light show in the tunnels and I'm pleased to report that we've not had any problems.
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The cable car journey is rather short but the view at the top is beautiful. I went in the evening so the view of the city lights was breathtaking. I felt it was little pricey (NZD9) for a short journey though.
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Response from Wellington C, Digital Marketing Manager at Wellington Cable Car Journey
Responded 1 week ago
A journey on the historic and iconic Cable Car is one of the most popular visitor experiences in Wellington. Great that you experienced the view across the city and harbour in the evening. Visit us again soon, if you can.
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The ride was smooth, short and fun! I love the view on top of the cable car, the wellington botanical garden and cable car museum is also at the top of the cable car. While at the bottom is the CBD just walk for 4 mins and you’ll reach the wellington museum. 👍👍
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