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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 easier access to the growing network of mountain bike trails throughout Wellington Park.

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Mt Wellington Descent Bike Tour

2. 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.

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Mt Wellington, Mt Field, Bonorong & Richmond Day Trip

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

This nature lover’s day trip begins with pickup from Hobart hotel. Then, journey through the picturesque Derwent Valley. Drive past Australia's oldest operating pub. Continue on to Mt. Field National Park, where Russell Falls is a must-see. Stroll underneath enormous fern forests and some of the world’s tallest trees to the waterfall. Next, follow the freshwater back to New Norfolk, where your guide will explain its interesting history.   Stretch and grab a bite to eat before the next stop. Head to a Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary to hand-feed kangaroos and discover Tasmanian devils. End your day in the picturesque town of Richmond before returning to Hobart. The Mt Wellington summit time depends on the weather (cloud cover) and will either be early in the morning or late in the afternoon.

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

4. 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 summer you can spot platypus. The vegetation dates back to the Gondwanaland era to give the area an enchanting and ancient feel. Enjoy a lunch break in one of the numerous beautiful settings of Mt. Field. Then visit Bonorong Wildlife Park to explore the home of rescued wildlife. Get up close to Tasmanian Devils and see wallabies freely hopping around the park. End with a striking view from the top of Mt. Wellington. Head to the summit (1,271 meters) for an expansive vista. Then return to your hotel in Hobart's CBD at around 17:30.

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

5. 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 summit is approximately 1-hour. 

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Hobart: Port Arthur & Three Capes Panorama by Seaplane

6. 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.

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Hobart City, Mt Wellington & Richmond Full-Day Tour

7. Hobart City, Mt Wellington & Richmond Full-Day Tour

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. After, a local guide will present a personalized and informative tour, complete with up to four stops for great photo opportunities of this gorgeous city.  Enjoy an introductory city tour where you will see over 40 of Hobart's historical 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. 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 explore Richmond. You might like to see the town's bridge, gaol, convict-built homes, classic Georgian mansions, and small cottages, many unique shops, galleries and restaurants. Tour returns to Hobart at 5 PM.

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48-Hour Hobart City Loop Tour and Mt Wellington

8. 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 Loop ticket to join the official sightseeing tour of Hobart; choose from 20 different stops featuring the best sights and attractions in and around Hobart. Hop-on, hop-off as many times as you like or stay on board and do the 90-minute city loop tour – the choice is yours. The open-top double decker buses provide unrivaled views of this beautiful city. Enjoy professional and informative commentary that is available in English or, on select buses, a choice of 7 additional languages including French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, and Spanish. Complimentary earphones are available from your driver. Your ticket is valid for 48 hours from the time you first board. City Loop buses operate between 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Board the bus at any of our stops throughout the day.  Tours operate 7 days a week and on all public holidays (except Christmas Day).

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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 explore Richmond. You might like to see the town's bridge, gaol, convict-built homes, classic Georgian mansions, and small cottages, many unique shops, galleries and restaurants. Tour returns to Brooke Street Pier, arriving in Hobart at 5 PM.

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Hobart: Kunanyi/Mount Wellington Guided Hike

10. 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 bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections, a rough surface and many steps.

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What people are saying about Wellington Park

Excellent relaxing tour, no rush, beautiful walk through the bush to the Falls. The guide- Jarrod knowledge about area, history was exceptional. He was making sure everyone stay well and go home safely.

the whole day was enjoyable. our tour guide was a great guy, very helpful and gave an interest commentary throughout the day. thanks for a great day

we had Christian as our Guide and he was great, very informative and stopped for a better view beneath the clouds

A fun and informative bus ride up to some of the most spectacular sceneries I have ever seen. Very worthwhile!

It was natural and every part of the day brought unexpected experiences