Wellington Cable Car (New Zealand) Reviews
Description:Cable car in Wellington city centre, NZ. Goes up to the observatory. / Cable car in Wellington city centre, NZ. Goes up ... more
Newest Review: ... out night and day. The three tunnels along the route, with some running underneath houses, were blasted and dug with pick and shovel using prison labour from The Terrace Gaol. The tramway was opened in 1902, and by 1912 a million rides were taken a year. In 1933, electricity replaced steam as the power for the cars, and in 1978, the old cars were replaced by an entirely new Swiss designed ... more
Customer Wellington Cable Car (New Zealand) Reviews (1)
by - written on 26/01/10, updated on 27/01/10 (Very useful, 89 readings)
INTRODUCTION: The Wellington Cable Car is an iconic transport system that has been operating in the capital city of New Zealand since the start of the 1900s. It is one of Wellington's most popular tourist attractions. The cable car is frequently used by commuters, students and of course, tourists, and can transport up to 100 passengers at a time. The Cable Car offers a quick connection, between the central business district (Lambton Quay) to the top of city in Kelburn. At the end of your 5 minute journey, you have "climbed" 119 metres to your final destination, Upland Road Station where you can access the botanical gardens and see some picturesque ... Read the complete review
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