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

4.8 / 5

5 reviews

Activity provider: Red Decker Company

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

Activity provider: Red Decker Company

From US$ 16.30 per person

Travel one-way to the summit of Kunanyi/Mt Wellington, 1270 meters above sea level and experience spectacular views over Hobart and beyond. Do the 50-minute one-way trip to the summit then walk or mountain bike back down the mountain.

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Duration 50 minutes
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Travel one-way by mini-bus to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington
  • Experience spectacular views over the city of Hobart and surrounds
  • Make your own way back down the mountain to Hobart on foot or mountain bike
Full description
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 summit is approximately 1-hour. 
Includes
  • One-Way Bus Pass for Kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus, traveling from Hobart city to the summit of Kunanyi/Mt Wellington
  • Access to Wellington Park and the summit of Kunanyi/Mt Wellington
  • Wellington Park bushwalking map
  • Professional and informative commentary
  • Free Wi-Fi is available onboard the bus
  • Bike freight (bookings essential, no less than 30-minutes prior to departure, $10 per bike)
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • Masks are optional but are strongly recommended while indoors

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Meeting point

Outside the Hydro Tasmania building, 4 Elizabeth Street, Hobart.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing

Know before you go

  • The temperature on Kunanyi/Mt Wellington is about 10°C cooler than the temperature in Hobart city. There’s a chance you’ll experience four seasons in one day with sunshine, wind and rain – even snow is a possibility! Check the weather before you go
  • There’s limited access to food and water on Kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Bring your own or visit Lost Freight Cafe located at The Springs or Fern Tree Tavern near Fern Tree Park
  • Kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer buses are able to carry 4 mountain bikes on each departure. To reserve a space for your bike, please make sure to book bike freight ($10 per bike) no less than 30-minutes prior to departure. Allow plenty of time to make your way to Bus Stop 1 – Brooke Street Pier to load your bike prior to departure
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Not much to it. It is a bus up the mountain but Robert the driver was very informative about local places and history as we passed.

February 20, 2022

February 14, 2021

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

December 15, 2020

Product ID: 191579