Pricing and Conditions

Adult $6.00 - $11.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$3.00 - $5.50
Terms and conditions angle-down

Take the free shuttle to Zealandia Wildlife Sanctuary from the top of the Cable Car. Please check shuttle timetable.

Cancellation Policy angle-down

Cable Car tickets are valid for six months from the date of purchase.

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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.

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-9pm, Saturday 8:30am-9pm and Sundays & Public holidays 8:30am-7pm. Please visit our website for the latest opening times.
Months of operation:
All months of the year


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

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

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