• Location: Hobart, Australia
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 43.04 View price calendar

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Visit Mt Wellington for views of Hobart and the surrounding scenery on this coach tour. After hotel pickup, travel to the summit of the mountain, where, on a clear day, you can look out at the city, the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and Bruny Island. Admire the rocky landscape of the mountain, including the Organ Pipes rock formation, and see sights like Cascade Valley.

Highlights

  • Travel to the summit of Mt Wellington on this tour from Hobart
  • Admire panoramic views of the city and the surrounding rivers and fields
  • Enjoy plenty of photo opportunities
  • Listen to commentary from a guide
  • Pickup from centrally located Hobart hotels included

What You Can Expect

Mount Wellington Tour from Hobart

Mount Wellington Tour from Hobart

Depart Hobart for the drive to Mt Wellington, whose summit stands at an elevation of 4,163 feet (1,269 meters). If the skies are clear, you can enjoy a panoramic view over the city of Hobart and out to the De’Entrecasteaux Channel and Bruny Island. Admire the mountain’s rugged alpine setting, topped by snow in the winter, and check out natural rock formations like the Organ Pipes.

Your tour takes in other sights during the drive between Hobart and the summit of Mt Wellington, including St David’s Park, Arthur’s Circus and the mountain town of Ferntree. Pass by the boutiques of Battery Point; see Anglesea Barracks, one of Australia’s oldest army facilities; admire fine examples of early Hobart homes in South Hobart; drive through Cascade Valley; pass through the different coastal and alpine ecosystems as you ascend the mountain; visit the remnants of the Female Factory, a one-time female prison; and see Macquarie Street.

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Customer Reviews

Ingrid A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

A good trip, particularly if you don't have much time. Had enough time at the peak to take photos and enjoy the views. We were also taken to see the Women's prison which although interesting unfortunately is just a shell.

Pak Yue W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

I was flying out at night so this tour was perfect. It allowed me to see the spectacular view of Mount Wellington. It was very windy so do bring a jacket. I've taken a lot of great pictures. It departed and finished on time.

LEEANN R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

We loved this tour! Highly recommend. Beautiful views from the top and definitely glad we were on a tour and not driving it ourselves :

Feralina L R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

It was amazing. My guide was kind and very informative. The top of Mount Wellington was very beautiful despite the icy temperature and the windy weather. Don't forget to wear your coat / sweater

wfpratt

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2017

We had a very enjoyable day. The sights from Mt. Wellington were spectacular. We did have a beautiful day with the sun shining Tour guide was friendly and informative. Hobart was very enjoyable to visit.

Leanne F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

Didn't make it to the top snowed the night befor could not get thru. But the bus driver took us to other parts of the city which we wouldn't have seen otherwise .Very much appreciated for making it a great morning for us.

Leonie B Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We had a lovely morning driving to and from Hobart up to Mt Wellington. We had the perfect weather, clear blue sky and -1 on top of the mountain. Sue was our driver and guide and a lovely lady and excellent driver, would recommend this trip but you would need to take your chances on the weather, we were so lucky

jduckworth7797

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

An excellent half-day tour. We were lucky to have an exceptionally clear day, with relatively little wind and warm temperature. The guide was excellent, the mini-bus comfortable, thoroughly recommend.

David L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

The tour was most enjoyable and the tour guide was very knowledgeable and amicable. We were blessed with a picture perfect view from the summit of Mt Wellington. I would recommend this tour to anyone with limited time, it gives you a nice 'snapshot' of Hobart.

Christine Bryson Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

GREAT MORNING TRIP UP A REALLY HIGH ALPINE MOUNTAIN THAT IS CLOSE TO THE CBD!
DEFINITELY WEAR WARM COATS AS THE TEMP WAS FREEZING. IT WAS APPROX 1 DEGREES CELSIUS CONSTANT WIND CHILL FACTOR WHEN IT WAS 11 DEGREES IN THE CITY. SPECTACULAR SCENERY! CHRIS and SCOTT BRYSON

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