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kunanyi/MT WELLINGTON EXPLORER BUS: ONE-WAY

City to Summit Shuttle | Departs daily | 50 Minute Tour
The kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus departs daily from Hobart’s waterfront to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Rising 1270 metres above sea level, experience spectacular views over Hobart and southern Tasmania.
Great for bushwalkers and mountain bike riders. Use your One-Way Pass to do the 50 minute one-way tour to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Enjoy the natural beauty and serenity as you walk from kunanyi/Mt Wellington to Hobart on well-marked bushwalking tracks. OR, bring your own bike for an exhilarating bike ride down the mountain.
The mountain features a surprisingly diverse landscape from shaded fern gullies to tall eucalypt forests and alpine boulder fields.
Enjoy professional and informative commentary from your driver as you learn all about the history and wildlife of Hobart’s beloved kunanyi/Mt Wellington, significant landmarks and local tips on what to see and do on the mountain.


TOUR HIGHLIGHTS 50 minute one-way tour from Hobart to kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Experience spectacular views over the city of Hobart and southern Tasmania. Explore the growing network of bushwalking tracks and mountain bike trails throughout Wellington Park. Make your own return journey from the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington to Hobart. Go for an adventurous bushwalk or exhilarating mountain bike ride. The easiest way to get to kunanyi/Mt Wellington.


TOUR DETAILS
Duration: The one-way tour takes 50 minutes to complete.
Walk from The Pinnacle to Hobart: Approx. 3 hrs (13.6km)
Mountain bike from The Pinnacle to Hobart: Approx. 1 hr (17.8km)
Departure Point: Opposite the Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 4 Elizabeth Street in Hobart (outside the Hydro Tasmania building).
If you’ve booked bike freight, your bike MUST be loaded at the Brooke Street Pier pick-up point at least 20 minutes prior to departure.

Availability: Tours operate 7 days a week, all year round. Closed Christmas Day (25 December).
Includes: One-Way Pass for kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus. Professional and informative commentary. Complimentary Wellington Park bushwalking map. Free Wi-Fi is available onboard the bus.



GOOD TO KNOW Pre-booking is essential for this tour. 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! Bring a warm jacket and check the weather before you go. Visit our Map & Timetable page to plan your day on kunanyi/Mt Wellington. There’s also a range of activities listed on our Bushwalking and Mountain Biking pages. There’s limited access to food and water on kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Bring your own or visit Lost Freight Cafe 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 include bike freight ($10 per bike) at the time of booking your bus pass, at least 30 minutes prior to departure. Bikes MUST be loaded at the Brooke Street Pier pick-up point at least 20 minutes prior to departure. Our primary fleet of buses are wheelchair accessible. On the winter timetable all services are wheelchair accessible. However, on the summer timetable some services may not be wheelchair accessible. Please contact our booking office by phone on +61 3 6236 9116 or email bookings@mtwellingtonexplorer.com.au to confirm which departures are wheelchair accessible. To reserve a space, please let us know by filling in the "Special Requirements" field at the time of booking.

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kunanyi/MT WELLINGTON EXPLORER PASS: 2HR RETURN/HOP-ON HOP-OFF

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COMBO 1: CITY LOOP + MT. WELLINGTON

City Sightseeing Tour | Departs daily | 90 Minute Loop | Hop-on Hop-off

City to Summit Shuttle | Departs daily | 2 Return Tour | Hop-on Hop-off



This combined ticket gives you access to two of Hobart’s most iconic sightseeing tours – Red Decker City Loop Tour and kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus!
Rising 1270 metres above sea level to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington, experience spectacular views over Hobart and beyond. Return to the city and join the official sightseeing tour of Hobart. Hop-on and hop-off at 20 different stops featuring the best sights and attractions in and around Hobart.


TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Red Decker City Loop Tour Brooke Street Pier Salamanca Place Battery Point Wrest Point Casino Sandy Bay Village Cascade Brewery Cascades Female Factory South Hobart Hobart CBD Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Maritime Museum of Tasmania Hobart Convict Penitentiary Hobart Aquatic Centre Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens Victoria Docks
kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus Fern Tree Park The Springs The Chalet Big Bend The Pinnacle


TOUR DETAILS
Availability: Tours operate 7 days a week, all year round. Closed Christmas Day (25 December).

Includes: 48hr Red Decker City Loop Ticket and a kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Pass, valid all day. Professional and informative commentary.
Pick up your complimentary copy of The Official Sightseeing Guide to Hobart when you hop-on the Red Decker double-decker bus. This handy little booklet highlights what there is to see and do in Hobart and also includes exclusive local discounts.
Free Wi-Fi is available onboard both buses.


Red Decker City Loop Tour

Duration: 90 minutes.
Departure Point: Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, on the corner of Elizabeth & Davey Streets in Hobart.


kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus
Duration: The tour takes 2 hours to complete, including 30 minutes on the summit.
Departure Point: Opposite the Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre, 4 Elizabeth Street in Hobart (outside the Hydro Tasmania building).
If you’ve booked bike freight, your bike MUST be loaded at the Brooke Street Pier pick-up point at least 20 minutes prior to departure.



GOOD TO KNOW When booking, select your preferred date and time for your kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Pass. Your 48hr Red Decker City Loop ticket is valid for 48hrs from the time you first board the Red Decker bus. 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! Bring a warm jacket and check the weather before you go. Visit our Map & Timetable page to plan your day on kunanyi/Mt Wellington. There’s also a range of activities listed on our Bushwalking and Mountain Biking pages. There’s limited access to food and water on kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Bring your own or visit Lost Freight Cafe 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 include bike freight ($10 per bike) at the time of booking your bus pass, at least 30 minutes prior to departure. Bikes MUST be loaded at the Brooke Street Pier pick-up point at least 20 minutes prior to departure. Our primary fleet of buses are wheelchair accessible. On the winter timetable all services are wheelchair accessible. However, on the summer timetable some services may not be wheelchair accessible. Please contact our booking office by phone on +61 3 6236 9116 or email bookings@mtwellingtonexplorer.com.au to confirm which departures are wheelchair accessible. To reserve a space, please let us know by filling in the "Special Requirements" field at the time of booking. Red Decker’s open-top double decker buses provide unrivalled views of this beautiful city, including local landmarks such as the River Derwent, Tasman Bridge and Mt Wellington as well as an abundance of colonial architecture and city streetscapes. Multilingual commentary is available on the Red Decker City Loop Tour in English French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Spanish. Complimentary earphones are available from your driver.
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