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All reviews long tunnel memorial tower spiral staircase walked down lovely lady public transport ring the bell great views from the top southern hemisphere the river tunnel entrance unique attraction viewing platform both ways great view of the town well worth the effort piece of history
This is a quirky thing to do whilst in Whanganui. The view from the top of the elevator building is awesome.
Be warned though, it costs $2 to use the elevator and it's cash only. Information I wish they'd given us at the I-site before...More
This is a fascinating activity, unlike anything else in the world. I love dropping visitors at the bottom with a couple of gold coins and sending them into the tunnel. Then I drive to the top and meet them. They are generally ever so slightly...More
We'd just had a look at the fantastic view from the memorial tower on Drurie Hill just 20 yards from the elevator so felt we'd already had the better view. We could see that the elevator had its uses perhaps for local people people on...More
What a wonderful experience. Lady at the Isite suggested we use the elevator to go to the lookout as it is a working piece of history. Not having seen an elevator operator for years it was great riding on the old clunker with a bit...More
Walked up the steps to visit the memorial tower and then used this lift (a piece of working, living history!) to return to the bottom of the hill. There's a record of it's creation on the walls of the access tunnel - well worth a...More
Lovely old clanking elevator at the end of a tunnel. Rang the bell and a lady appeared with the lift. The views on top the pump house were good, as were the ones on top of the memorial tower. We took the steps back down.We'll...More