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Climbing the Cathedral tower

Visitors to the Cathedral have the opportunity to climb the tower so they can experience the 360 degree views which extend up and down the coastline and across the entire city including the bustling harbour.

  • Entrance is by Donation of $10.00 per person, payable at the Cathedral Shop.
    – there are no discounts for families, children or groups
  • Times:
    Monday to Saturday First climb 10.15 am Last climb 3.15 pm
    Please note that on weekdays a bell is rung at midday
    Sunday      First climb 11.15 am Last climb 4.15 pm
  • The tower is CLOSED during church services, concerts and other cathedral events and may be closed in adverse weather conditions. It is not recommended for children younger than 8 to climb the tower. Unaccompanied children are not permitted to climb.

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The Restoration Walk

The Restoration Walk surrounds the West, South and Eastern sides of the Cathedral. Each brick is valued at $300.00 and represents a very valuable gift to the ongoing maintenance of the cathedral. Bricks measure approx 20cm x 12cm and will provide a lasting record of your contribution. For visitors to our city this is your opportunity to assist the Cathedral and be part of our great City and its traditions.

Paver application form
Tour the cathedral