New Zealand, Wellington

Wellington Cable Car

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The Wellington Cable Car is a historic funicular railway that provides a unique way to experience the city's stunning views and attractions. It has been operating since 1902, and has become a beloved icon of Wellington.

The Cable Car departs from Lambton Quay, in the heart of the city, and travels 2000 feet up to the Kelburn Lookout, which offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city and harbor. Along the way, you can also visit the Cable Car Museum to learn about the history of the railway and its impact on the city.

The Wellington Cable Car is a popular attraction for tourists and locals alike, and offers a convenient way to reach other top attractions, such as the Wellington Botanic Garden, the Space Place at Carter Observatory, and the Zealandia wildlife sanctuary.

The ride takes just five minutes each way and runs every ten minutes during peak times, making it a quick and easy way to explore the city. With its stunning views and rich history, the Wellington Cable Car is a must-see attraction for anyone visiting Wellington.