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  • Hobart: kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus Pass

    1. Hobart: kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus Pass

    Hop aboard the Explorer Bus nearby Hobart’s waterfront and begin the 1270 meter ascent up kunanyi/Mt. Wellington. As you make the upward journey, you’ll be treated to spectacular views over Hobart and deep into the horizon. At the summit, explore the lookouts and observation shelter. Enjoy the freedom of being able to hop-on and hop-off the bus at whatever stop you choose. If you like, instead of taking the bus straight to the top you can get off at some of the stops along the way and then hop back on a later bus. Explore stops including Fern Tree Park, The Springs, The Chalet, Big Bend, and The Pinnacle. Discover a wide range of bushwalking tracks throughout Wellington Park, suitable for all ages and abilities. Afterward, hop-on a later bus to return to Hobart. Listen to an informative commentary as travel. Buses are wheelchair accessible and can carry mountain bikes, providing easie...

    Great trip as long or as short as you make it. Experienced & knowledgeable drivers & commentary was interesting & told well. So glad we went with this company instead of hiring a car. Would highly recommend!

  • Mt Wellington, Mt Field, Bonorong & Richmond Day Trip

    2. Mt Wellington, Mt Field, Bonorong & Richmond Day Trip

    This nature lover’s dream day trip begins with pickup from your centrally located Hobart hotel. Then, journey through the picturesque Derwent Valley. Drive by Australia's oldest continuously operating pub. Continue on to Mt. Field National Park where Russell Falls is the star attraction. Take a short stroll underneath enormous fern forests and some of the world’s tallest trees to the waterfall. After the calming effects of the tranquil walks, you'll follow the fresh water back to New Norfolk, where your guide will explain it's interesting history.   Stretch your legs and grab something to eat before the next stop.  Head to a Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary to hand feed kangaroos and discover Tasmanian devils. End your day at the picturesque town of Richmond before the return journey to Hobart. The Mt Wellington summit time will depend on the weather (cloud cover) and will either be first t...

    It was an amazing day! Very informative and interesting history provided by our tour guide, Jarrod. He spoke clearly and did a very good job in looking after his group. He gave us rich information about Hobart. We had ample time at each stops. Highly recommended trip. The mini van was very comfortable and clean. I liked the small group tour, no dramas.

  • Mt Wellington Descent Bike Tour

    3. Mt Wellington Descent Bike Tour

    Starting from Hobart’s waterfront we head to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington for spectacular views across Southern Tasmania including an elevated look over the beautiful city of Hobart. After soaking in the views we experience Tasmania’s ultimate downhill bicycle ride – 1272 meters to sea level. Along the way, this 21 kilometer guided journey captures contrasting landscapes from sub-alpine and mountain rainforests to the vibrant waterfront of Hobart. For the more adventurous an optional off-road section is available. This tour is suitable for anyone who can confidently ride a bike, measures a minimum height of 150 centimeters, and weighs no more than 120 kilograms. Tour departs and finishes at 4 Elizabeth Street Hobart, opposite the Tasmanian Tourism and Information Center.

    Loved the ride. We had great weather too. This trip contains everything: adventure, history, sightseeing and adrenalin. Would definitely recommend it no matter if you're a super experienced rider or not so confident.

  • Hobart: Port Arthur & Three Capes Panorama by Seaplane

    4. Hobart: Port Arthur & Three Capes Panorama by Seaplane

    Enjoy a 1.5-hour scenic flight experience that will leave you feeling enriched and connected to nature. Depart from Franklin Wharf and head southeast to the spectacular Tasman Peninsula. From here take in the famous Three Capes from a perspective that not many people get to experience. Touch down at Port Arthur to view the UNESCO World Heritage listed convict site and its surroundings from the water. You’ll then make your way towards Cape Raoul and return to Hobart with fantastic views of the capital city and Kunanyi/Mt Wellington.

  • Mt. Field, Mt. Wellington and Bonorong Tour from Hobart

    5. Mt. Field, Mt. Wellington and Bonorong Tour from Hobart

    Following pick-up from Hobart's CBD, transfer to Mt. Field National Park. Here, you will take a series of walks in Tasmania’s oldest national park. Famous for Russell Falls and the tall gum trees along its scenic walks, Mt. Field National Park is only a 90-minute drive from Hobart. With its 3-tiered drop, Russell Falls is easily Tasmania’s most recognizable waterfall. It's an easy and enjoyable walk along a beautiful track to Russell Falls and Horseshoe Falls beyond. Make your way along the Tall Trees Track to see the 80-meter tall Swamp Gum trees. Enjoy the cool, quiet rainforest atmosphere of eucalyptus, streams and local wildlife. Then join the Pandani Grove Trail around the alpine Lake Dobson. Soak up the wilderness and surrounding mountain air in a lesser-visited area of the park. Lake Dobson is often covered in a layer of ice and surrounded by snow in the winter. During the summe...

    I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. It was an easy walk to Russell Falls, then an option of going up higher, or returning. I chose to return, as my legs don't like steps now! The Tall Trees track was interesting, and an easy walk. Bonorong Wildlife park was enjoyable, and to finish off the day, we were lucky enough to have a clear afternoon for Mt Wellington, which was really good. Our guide, David, gave an interesting commentary all day.

  • Kunanyi & Mt Wellington Explorer Bus: One-Way Bus Pass

    6. Kunanyi & Mt Wellington Explorer Bus: One-Way Bus Pass

    The Kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus departs daily from Hobart’s waterfront to the summit of Kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Travel one-way to the summit 1270 meters above sea level and experience spectacular views over Hobart and beyond. Use your One-Way Bus Pass to do the 50-minute one-way trip. Explore this diverse alpine landscape and the growing network of bushwalking tracks and mountain bike trails throughout Wellington Park. Then make your own way back down the mountain to Hobart on foot or mountain bike. This tour includes a professional and informative commentary in English. The buses can carry your mountain bikes, providing easier access to the growing network of mountain bike trails throughout Wellington Park. Participants can also walk from Kunanyi/Mt Wellington summit to Hobart and have a stunning 3-hour (13.6km) walk. The mountain bike ride from Kunanyi/Mt Wellington to the summ...

    The bus was convenient and well ventilated. It has port for charging mobile phones too. The tour guide was nice and lively.

  • Hobart: Mt Wellington Hike & Craft Beer Walk

    7. Hobart: Mt Wellington Hike & Craft Beer Walk

    Enjoy a small group Hobart experience, guided by a Tasmanian local. Start with a short drive to Wellington Park and an introduction to the mountain's history. Visit the mountain summit first, or after the hikes, depending on the weather and cloud cover. Get extensive views over Hobart and beyond from the pinnacle on a clear day. Hike through the Organ Pipes Track, Pinnacle Track, Sphinx Rock, O'Grady's Fall, and the Octopus Tree, up to 8km, with plenty of breaks and a stop at 'the springs' for a hot drink. Spend 1.5 hours enjoying the Hobart waterfront/city or midtown with many foods and drink venues, ask the guide for their favorite, or enjoy a hearty meal at the New Sydney before sampling some afternoon beers. Enjoy some of Tassie's best locally produced independent beers. Sample up to 10 beers and enjoy a good old yarn about Hobart's history along the way. Visit 3-4 venues on this...

  • Hobart: Kunanyi/Mount Wellington Guided Hike

    8. Hobart: Kunanyi/Mount Wellington Guided Hike

    You will be picked up from your accomodation from your expert guide and drive from Hobart to the leafy suburb of Fern Tree, via historic South Hobart. There, view the walking map and learn the minimal impact walking principles of leave no trace. You will hike a mixture of mountain trails and explore lush foothills, rainforests, and waterfalls. Visit Silver Falls along the lush Pipeline track. The morning part of your Mount Wellington hike ascends up via mixed wet and dry forest. Grab a coffee or tea from the lovely lost freight cafe. With sensational views over Southern Tasmania, the trail is a mix of steep stairs and moderate uphill sections. Enjoy the panoramic views, sub-alpine flora and history of Wellington Park. View the spectacular rock columns, the Organ Pipes, popular with dare-devil climbers. Soak up the views over Hobart and Southern Tasmania from 4 lookouts. Some bushwal...

  • Day-Tour: Hobart, Mt Wellington & Bonorong Wildlife Park

    9. Day-Tour: Hobart, Mt Wellington & Bonorong Wildlife Park

    Depart Hobart at 9:15 AM and take a scenic drive to the summit of Mt Wellington where you can glimpse the unfolding panorama of river, fields and the aquatic setting of Hobart. Enjoy an introductory city tour where you will see over 40 of Hobart's historical sites including 4 stops. Your experienced driver/guide will give expert commentary providing you with an in-depth knowledge of the city's history, lifestyle, features and attractions. Visit the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, offering close-up experiences of native Australian animals, including Tasmanian Devils. Take a guided tour of the sanctuary and learn about the habits of Australia's native animals such as quolls, wombats, sugar gliders, koalas, cockatoos, echidnas, wallabies and more. Complete your afternoon with a visit to Richmond, one of Australia’s most unique and historic towns dating from the 1820s. You will have time to e...

  • 48-Hour Hobart City Loop Tour and Mt Wellington

    10. 48-Hour Hobart City Loop Tour and Mt Wellington

    Rising 1270 meters above sea level to the summit of Kunanyi/Mt Wellington, you complete a 2-hour return tour which includes 30 minutes to explore the summit. Or if you’re looking for a little more adventure, you have the option to hop-on and hop-off at five Wellington Park bus stops to explore a wide range of short walks or mountain bike trails on Kunanyi/Mt Wellington. The mountain features a surprisingly diverse landscape from shaded fern gullies to tall eucalypt forests and alpine boulder fields. Enjoy the natural beauty and serenity of Kunanyi/Mt Wellington at your own pace and then hop-on a later bus to return to Hobart. Bus stops include Fern Tree Park, The Springs, The Chalet, Big Bend, and The Pinnacle. Tour includes professional and informative commentary in English. The Kunanyi/Mt Wellington city to summit shuttle operates between 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Use your 48 hour City Loo...

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What people are saying about Wellington Park

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 393 reviews

It was an amazing day! Very informative and interesting history provided by our tour guide, Jarrod. He spoke clearly and did a very good job in looking after his group. He gave us rich information about Hobart. We had ample time at each stops. Highly recommended trip. The mini van was very comfortable and clean. I liked the small group tour, no dramas.

Great trip as long or as short as you make it. Experienced & knowledgeable drivers & commentary was interesting & told well. So glad we went with this company instead of hiring a car. Would highly recommend!

Fantastic.Tony gave up his own time to give us extra. Great commentary. Very knowledgeable. Thank you. Great experience. Great value for money.

Our tour guide was super friendly and patient and explained a lot of information to us to and from Kunyani

The walk in Mr Field tall trees walk was awesome. Derwent river drive beautiful