Durie Hill Elevator, Whanganui
(4.6/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This tunnel up to the tower is one of the oldest. Its surely worth the walk into the lift, which is also old. A unique ride for sure. Do it people! 
  • Well worth the time to visit, walk thru the ground level tunnel to the elevator or start at the top of the hill & come down in the elevator. It's great for all ages. Great views at the top. It's a ver...  more »
  • always wanted to go and glad I've been. It's old, it rattles and it's historic ..... what more do you want? 
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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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