Event & Venue

Event & Venue Hire

Wellington 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 fascinating views over the Wellington city and harbour.

The indoor venue is located at the top of the Cable Car, at the Kelburn Terminal. 



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

Poetry in motion event
'Poetry In Motion'
'Halloween at the Cable Car 2019'


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 Car Concert
Christmas 2019
Fairy Trina
Fairy Trina Event

Cable Cars: One car can accommodate 30 seated

Kelburn Terminal: Can accommodate up to 40 standing 


Guests need to arrange their own catering, tables, chairs and sound system. The Cable Car can recommend a number of caterers to suit your needs


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: power port available around the terminal


Cable Cars: the cars are levelled with the platform for wheelchair access

Kelburn Terminal: there are ramps at Kelburn Terminal. 

Parking: there is paid parking available right outside Kelburn Terminal