Mount Wellington Tasmania Australia
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Mount Wellington


Behind Hobart is the majestic beauty of Mount Wellington and the adjacent Wellington Park. There is a wealth of amazing scenery and outdoor activities to be enjoyed here, and it’s all just a stone’s throw from Tasmania’s capital city Hobart.

Mount Wellington from Rosny

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Many Hobart Tours include a drive up to Mount Wellington as part of the tour of Hobart. The list of activities in Wellington Park is as long as the mountain is tall. For avid bushwalkers, the park offers some of the best walking trails in Tasmania.

Travel Mount Wellington Tasmania

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For those who prefer to travel on two wheels, the mountain biking opportunities here are world class. Dedicated cycling trails allow for downhill and cross-country traverses, as well as paved road cycling above the treeline.

Frozen Plateau of Mount Wellington

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Horse riding is another popular mode of transport in Wellington Park, and there are over 75km of riding trail available. And if motorised travel is what you prefer, during summer the park also offers adventurous and challenging four wheel drive trails. These drives will test the most talented 4WDer, and are guaranteed to satisfy your off-road urge.

Mount Wellington Summit, Hobart

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Because of Wellington Park’s proximity to the sea, persistent snow cover is uncommon and the park is accessible all year round. So no matter how you like to explore nature, whether on two wheels, four wheels, feet or hooves – venture out of Hobart for a day or two and do things your way.

Mount Wellington Tour

You’ll discover the heart and soul of Tasmania in Wellington Park.

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