Wellington Botanic Gardens
The hilly, 25-hectare botanic gardens can be almost effortlessly visited via a cable-car ride (nice bit of planning, eh?), although...
Cable Car Museum
The small-but-nifty Cable Car Museum tells the cable car’s story since it was built in 1902. Take the cable car back down the hill, or...
Cable Car Upper Terminal
Boulcott Street Bistro
Savour classic bistro fare ministered by the inimitable Rex Morgan, within a precious little heritage cottage secreted in high-rise...
40 Salamanca Rd · interesting places nearby
Carter Observatory information
At the top of the Botanic Gardens , the Carter Observatory features a full-dome planetarium offering regular shows with virtual tours of the local skies; a multimedia display of Polynesian navigation, Maori cosmology and European explorers; and some of NZ’s finest telescopes and astronomical artefacts. Check the website for evening stargazing times.