Wellington Cable Car

No trip to Wellington is complete without a quick historic journey on the Cable Car. Enjoy the best views at the Kelburn Lookout. Easy access to the Botanic Garden, Cable Car Museum, Space Place (Carter Observatory) and Zealandia (via free shuttle).


$5.00 - $9.00
$2.50 - $4.50
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A must-do family activity, the Cable Car allows easy access from the central business district to the Kelburn Lookout and the top entrance of the Botanic Garden. Take this five minute historic trip to enjoy stunning views from the lookout over the city and harbour Te Whanganui-a-Tara and easy access to many of Wellington's top attractions.

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Physical address

Cable Car Lane, 280 Lambton Quay, Wellington Central, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $5.00 - $9.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$2.50 - $4.50
Further pricing information:
Take the free shuttle to Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary from the top of the Cable Car. Please check shuttle timetable.
Cancellation policy:
Cable Car tickets are valid for six months from the date of purchase.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
8.7km to Wellington Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
Proximity to town:
Located right in the heart of the city centre, on Lambton Quay

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Opening times

Business hours:
The Cable Car operates every day except Christmas Day and runs every 10 minutes. Monday to Thursday 7:30am-8pm, Friday, 7:30am-8pm, Saturday 8:30am-8pm and Sundays & Public holidays 8:30am-7pm. Please visit our website for the latest opening times.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Language support

  Written Spoken
Chinese (Simplified) YES NO

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