Wellington and the Wairarapa Sights

Kelburn Cable Car

  • 280 Lambton Quay Map It
  • Wellington
  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

The Swiss-built funicular railway makes a short-but-sharp climb to Kelburn Terminal, from which there are great views across parks and city buildings to Port Nicholson. Sit on the left side during the six-minute journey for the best scenery. A small Cable Car Museum is at the top in the old winding house with a display of restored, former cable cars (entry is free).

Sight Information


280 Lambton Quay, at Grey St. and Upland Rd., Wellington, Wellington, 6011, New Zealand

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Sight Details:

  • NZ$4 each way; NZ$7 round-trip
  • Departures about every 10 min, weekdays 7 am–10 pm, weekends 9 am–10 pm

Published 10/27/2015


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