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Take a ride on the historic Cable Car, one of Wellington's most popular tourist attractions.

Departing every 10 minutes, the short journey begins on Lambton Quay in the city centre, and finishes in the charming suburb of Kelburn.

Along the way, you'll travel under the corporate towers of The Terrace, past Kelburn Park and Victoria University of Wellington. Emerging at the top, check out the lookout and Cable Car Museum or walk through the Wellington Botanic Garden. You'll also be a short walk from Space Place at Carter Observatory.

The view from the lookout takes in the city's central business district, Mount Victoria and out across the harbour to the Hutt Valley and Eastbourne.

Return trips are available or you can take a leisurely walk through Wellington Botanic Garden and historic Bolton Street Cemetery, to Parliament.


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