Durie Hill Elevator, Whanganui

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Ride up to panoramic views on Durie Hill Elevator, New Zealand's first public underground elevator. Soak up views of the Tasman Sea and surrounding mountains on the platform at the end of the line, and climb the adjacent 33.5 m (110 ft) memorial tower for an even greater vantage point. Built in 1919, the elevator represents a historical local landmark as well as an important local thoroughfare. If you need some exercise, a 191-step walkway also accesses the hilltop, so feel free to take the elevator up and the stairs down, or vice-versa. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Durie Hill Elevator and many more Whanganui attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Whanganui vacation builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • This is a must if you visit Whanganui. Just over the bridge on Victoria street, you will find the entry tunnel, it's a long well lit tunnel, taking you to an old elevator ( built in 1919) and (person ...  more »
  • This is worth a Visit to see the wonderful layout of Whanganui River and Town I always take visitors here. 
  • I love Whanganui and the tunnel to the elevator is just another high light not to be missed the gold coin to ride the elevator is a cheap quaint walk back in time. Once at the top there's the tower an...  more »
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  • Amazing experience. Well worth doing if you are visiting Whanganui.
  • Nice place for jogging
  • 除了电梯女值班员对华人的不友善以外,这里是非常值得来观光一下去处!
  • All of the Whanganui, overlooking a wonderful place.
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