Mt Wellington

Let our partners at kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus take you to the roof top of Hobart. The summit of Mt Wellington is 1270 metres above sea level and is the highest point of Hobart, offering unsurpassed views of Southern Tasmania. On this tour, your guide will share the fascinating history of Hobart and its most famous mountain landmark. Check out the different tour options and combinations below.

Mt Wellington Options

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer

“The only bus with access beyond closed gates on snow days”

Summary

Rising 1270 metres above sea level, experience spectacular views over Hobart and Southern Tasmania. At the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington, you'll have 30 minutes to visit the observation shelter and take in panoramic views from the lookouts. 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. Bus pass valid all day. On snow days, when the gates are closed to the public, this tour is operated by our partners at kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus, the only bus approved to go beyond the closed gates on the mountain, to give you access to the snow.

Information

Price AUD

Adult: $35
Concession: $30
Child: $25

Tasmanian residents travel with us at a discount. Please book your tour on 0408 341 804, with us, to verify your Tasmanian residence and receive your discounted fare. Thank you.

Duration

2 hour return tour, includes 30 minutes (approx.) on the summit.

Departs

9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, *3:30pm (*Oct to Apr).

Timetable may vary on snow days.

Highlights

  • Includes 30 minutes (approx.) on the summit.
  • Experience spectacular views over the city of Hobart and Southern Tasmania.
  • Hop-on and hop-off at five (5) bus stops in Wellington Park.
  • Explore the growing network of bushwalking tracks and mountain bike trails throughout Wellington Park.
  • The easiest way to get to kunanyi/Mt Wellington.
  • Perfect shore excursion for cruise ship passengers arriving in Hobart.
  • Explorer Pass for kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus on snow days; the only bus on the mountain, with access beyond closed gates on snow days.
  • Informative local guide commentary.
  • Complimentary Wellington Park bushwalking map.
  • Free Wi-Fi available onboard the bus.

Pickup

Opposite the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre, 4 Elizabeth Street in Hobart (Outside the Hydro Tasmania building).

Dropoff

Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre, on the corner of Elizabeth & Davey Streets in Hobart.

What To Bring

We suggest bringing the following items with you on all tours:

  • Comfortable footwear
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Warm jacket
  • Bottle of water
  • Camera
  • Mobile phone

Cancellation Policy

Subject to availability, your ticket can be used on any day and any date for up to 6 months from the intended date of travel. Due to limited capacity and set tour times for our Half-day and Combo Tours: Mt Wellington + Richmond Village, Mt Wellington + Historic Harbour Cruise and Mt Wellington + Zoodoo Zoo, you will need to select a specific date and time. If you need to change the date or time of your tour, as long as it is more than 24 hours prior to your tour departure, please contact us by phone on 0408 341 804 (or international +61 408 341 804) to alter your booking, subject to availability.

Refund Policy: For all tour and ticket types, cancellations made within 7 days of the selected travel date incur a 100% cancellation fee. Refunds are issued for cancellations made with more than 7 days’ notice of the selected travel date and incur an administration charge of 30% of the total booking amount. We encourage our customers to purchase travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances.

Additional Information

For more information on kunanyi/Mt Wellington we suggest viewing:

  • The Wellington Park Trust website at Link

kunanyi/Mt Wellington One Way Walkers

“A great option for those wanting a longer walking experience.”

Summary

Rising 1270 metres above sea level, experience spectacular views over Hobart and Southern Tasmania. This one-way Walker’s Pass is a great option for bushwalkers. Travel with us to the summit, then make your own return journey to Hobart. It's a rewarding three (3) hour (approx.) walk on well-marked bushwalking tracks. Enjoy informative commentary from your driver as you learn all about the history and wildlife of Hobart's beloved kunanyi/Mt Wellington, as well as significant landmarks and local tips on what to see and do on the way. The mountain features a surprisingly diverse landscape from shaded fern gullies to tall eucalypt forests and alpine boulder fields. Experience the natural beauty and serenity at your own pace. On snow days, this tour Is operated by our partners at kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus, the only bus approved to go beyond the closed gates on the mountain, to give you access to the snow.

Information

Price AUD

Adult: $25
Concession: $20
Child: $15

Tasmanian residents travel with us at a discount. Please book your tour on 0408 341 804, with us, to verify your Tasmanian residence and receive your discounted fare. Thank you.

Duration

50-minute one-way tour from Hobart to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington.

Walk from the summit to Hobart in approx. 3hrs (13.6km).

Departs

9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, *3:30pm (*Oct to Apr).

Timetable may vary on snow days. One-way passes are not available on snow tours for safety reasons.

Highlights

  • 50-minute, one-way kunanyi/Mt Wellington tour.
  • Informative local guide commentary.
  • Complimentary Wellington Park bushwalking map.
  • Experience spectacular views over the city of Hobart and Southern Tasmania.
  • Explore the growing network of bushwalking tracks throughout Wellington Park.
  • Go for an adventurous bushwalk as you make your own return journey from the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington to Hobart.
  • The easiest way to get to the kunanyi/Mt Wellington summit.
  • A perfect half-day shore excursion for cruise ship passengers arriving in Hobart.
  • Free Wi-Fi available onboard the bus.

Pickup

Opposite the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre, 4 Elizabeth Street in Hobart (Outside the Hydro Tasmania building).

Dropoff

kunanyi/Mt Wellington Summit.

What To Bring

We suggest bringing the following items with you on all tours:

  • Comfortable footwear
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Warm jacket
  • Bottle of water
  • Camera
  • Mobile phone

Cancellation Policy

Subject to availability, your ticket can be used on any day and any date for up to 6 months from the intended date of travel. Due to limited capacity and set tour times for our Half-day and Combo Tours: Mt Wellington + Richmond Village, Mt Wellington + Historic Harbour Cruise and Mt Wellington + Zoodoo Zoo, you will need to select a specific date and time. If you need to change the date or time of your tour, as long as it is more than 24 hours prior to your tour departure, please contact us by phone on 0408 341 804 (or international +61 408 341 804) to alter your booking, subject to availability.

Refund Policy: For all tour and ticket types, cancellations made within 7 days of the selected travel date incur a 100% cancellation fee. Refunds are issued for cancellations made with more than 7 days’ notice of the selected travel date and incur an administration charge of 30% of the total booking amount. We encourage our customers to purchase travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances.

Additional Information

For more information on kunanyi/Mt Wellington we suggest viewing:

  • The Wellington Park Trust website at Link

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