Trips to Wellington Cable Car

| October 5, 2015

Despite its relatively small size, Wellington continues to attract visitors from all around the world. Ranked as the second most populous city in New Zealand, Wellington is New Zealand’s capital with plenty to offer in terms of attractions. There are plenty of places in Wellington worth visiting and fun things to do to get you excited about New Zealand as a whole. One of the striking places worth your visit is at the Wellington Cable Car. A historic facility that has continues to blow people’s minds. As a matter of fact, the Wellington Cable Car is regarded as Wellington’s most popular tourist attraction.

Wellington Cable Car

Wellington Cable Car

The rides normally depart every ten minutes and you get transverse the city starting from Lambton Quay to the picturesque suburb of Kelburn and another popular attraction in Wellington Botanic Garden. The ride is epic because you’ll get an opportunity to marvel at attractions along the way including: the corporate towers of The Terrace, the Kelburn Park and the Victoria University of Wellington.

How to get to the Cable Car?

You can either choose to walk or take a shuttle service to and from the Cable Car. You can take a regular shuttle which normally runs from the cruise terminal to the city. Once you arrive at the Brandon Street shuttle stop, you can walk to the Cable Car which is just 2 minutes away. If you choose to walk all the way from the cruise terminal, it will take you about 25 minutes to get to the Cable Car.

Will you be required to queue to board the Cable Car?

Visiting the Cable Car should surely be among your priority list when it comes to the top things to do in Wellington because it has a lot to offer. The queues therefore should not worry you. In as much as you might be forced to queue especially during the busy hours, the queues are not as bad as they look. With Cable Cars departing after 10 minutes, you expect the queues to be moving swiftly which they normally do. The Cable Cars can carry up to 100 people at once which means that you have nothing to worry about.

Can you buy a one way ticket?

Yes indeed. You can actually by a one way ticket to take you to Kelburn and walk your way down through the Botanic Garden on your way back. In fact this is the best way of getting to experience what Wellington has to offer. The best way about walking down is that it is an easy downhill walk with an easy to follow pathway. The pathway gives you an opportunity to explore some of the highlights of the Botanic Garden together with the Bowen Street which is adjacent to the parliament.

The Wellington cable car price is affordable to everyone who is willing to go on a ride of his lifetime. You’ll get value for every penny you spend on your Cable Car ride. Brace yourself for great fun.

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