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     It is 117 years old (22 Feb 1902)

Events & Venue Hire

The Cable Car offers an amazing indoor venue perfect for corporate functions, meetings, weddings, end-of-year parties and more. Treat your guests or colleagues to a special occasion with fantastic views over the city and harbour.

The indoor venue is located at the top of the Cable Car, at Kelburn Terminus. Please email us on info@wellingtoncablecar.co.nz to enquire about bookings.

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The terminal was upgraded in 2014 to include an indoor viewing platform with a fully covered roof. The ceiling-to-floor windows offers guests stunning views of Wellington day or night. This venue is ideal for cocktail functions, weddings and other organised ceremonies. Please note that we do not offer sit-down or a la carte events.

  • Cable Cars: One car can accommodate 30 seated
  • Kelburn Terminal: Can accommodate up to 40 standing

Contact Wellington Cable Car for details

  • Available all year round
  • Functions at Kelburn Terminal could include return trips on the Cable Car

  • Toilets: located outside the Terminal on the left-hand side
  • Power
Clients need to arrange their own catering, tables, chairs and sound system. The Cable Car can recommend a number of caterers to suit your needs

  • Cable Cars: the cars are levelled with the platform for wheelchair access
  • Kelburn Terminal: there are ramps at Kelburn Terminal. For more information, please check out our Accessibility Report compiled by Be Accessible, here.
  • Parking: there is paid parking available right outside Kelburn Terminal



A Cable Car can also be hired out for your event. One car can accommodate 30 seated and 30 standing in one single trip.

To enquire about bookings, email us on info@wellingtoncablecar.co.nz.

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