Hobart, Australia
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2 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English


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. Admission to the Female Factory Historic Site included.
  • Travel to the summit of Mt Wellington on this tour from Hobart
  • Admire panoramic views of the city and the surrounding rivers and fields
  • Listen to commentary from a guide at the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site
  • Pickup from centrally located Hobart hotels included
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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, Aug 2018

Phil our guide was excellent. Unfortunately the weather didn't allow us to go to the top of Mt Wellington but Phil took us to other sites. The views were just as good. Would highly recommend this tour.

, Mar 2018

Impressive views and very interesting explanations from a very motivated driver/guide. Well organised.

, Feb 2018

The tour is good if you have a short time in Hobart and I enjoyed the view from Mount Wellington. Take a jacket.
Instructions given re meeting point not good. I was told to be there at 9 am but bus only turned up close to 9.20am... was not sure if they had forgotten to pick-up. Many buses leaving from same area so hard to know which is the right one.
Bus only left Hobart city at 9.30am so we only had 20 mins at Mount Wellington and then we wasted another 30 mins at some jail dropping off other people.

, Jan 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.

, Jan 2018

This tour was amazing!

, Jan 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.

, Nov 2017

This tour was amazing!

, Nov 2017

Although it was rainy and cloudy for the entire tour it was still worth it! The drive up the mountain was enjoyable. Then on the way down we made stops at the oldest brewery and the old women's prison which were not advertised as part of the tour! All in all it was worth it and on a clear day I imagine it would be spectacular.

, Sep 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 :

, Sep 2017

Our driver was very accommodating and interesting to listen too.

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