Mount Wellington Descent Cycle Tour

    Experience Tasmania’s ultimate downhill bicycle ride as you go from summit to sea on the Mount Wellington descent.

    Fancy swapping walks for wheels? The Mount Wellington descent is a thrilling experience with minimal effort and maximum views! The ultimate bike-riding adventure in the heart of Tasmania’s Capital!

    $ 95
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      Itinerary

      Mount Wellington Descent Cycle 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 metres to sea level. Along the way, this 21 km 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.

      Highlights
      What To Bring
      Important Booking Info
      FAQs
      • Kunanyi/Mt Wellington summit
      • The Springs
      • Off road section (optional)
      • Cascade Gardens
      • Battery Point and Salamanca

      Essential things to pack

      • Camera
      • Drink bottle
      • Comfortable closed toe shoes
      • Hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
      • Clothes to suit conditions (layers are a good idea)
      • Waterproof jacket (just in case)
      • Gloves for warmth are essential

      Important Booking Info

      • In Tasmania, we wish to acknowledge the palawa and pakana as the Traditional custodians of the land and recognise their ongoing connection to land, waters, and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
      • This tour is Advanced eco-certified. Our tour aims for minimal impact, leave no trace principles. Accredited with Parks and Wildlife Tasmania and Accredited Tourism Business Australia, we hold Eco Certified Tourism Green Travel Leader and Advanced Ecotourism Accreditation Certification.
      • We are also ROC (Respect Our Culture) Certified.
      • Enclosed footwear must be worn.
      • Warm, suitable clothing, including gloves is essential as mountain temperatures can be very cold at times.
      • This tour is suitable for anyone who can confidently ride a bike and meets safety requirements of a minimum height of 150cm and maximum weight of 120kg.
      • Activity indemnity waiver form must be completed prior to departure for the trip. Children under 18 must have their form signed by a parent/guardian.
      • All transport provided in our modern and economical turbo diesel vehicles.
      • Where possible we use locally owned accommodation and eat in local establishments that source their produce close to home.

      FAQs

      Where does the tour depart from?

      The Mt Wellington Descent Cycle Tour Departs from 4 Elizabeth Street, Hobart just opposite the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre. Please be there 15 minutes prior to your departure time.

      How long does the tour take?

      Approximately 3 hours.

      Can I bring a bag?

      All personal effects such as bags, handbags, cameras etc can be left in the support vehicle that follows the group whilst cycling.

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