Mount Wellington, Hobart

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Must see · Mountain · Nature / Park
Mount Wellington defines the landscape surrounding Hobart the same way Table Mountain does for Cape Town in South Africa. With a summit rising to 1,271 m (4,170 ft), this wide mountain and its oft-snowcapped peak loom over the Tasmanian capital and surrounding Storm Bay. If you're up for a long stroll, hike 22 km (14 mi) to the top from the city. From here, you'll enjoy commanding views of Hobart, the Derwent River, and the bay. If you view of the mountain from the city, try to spy the Organ Pipes, a magnificent cliff of dolerite columns. Using our international travel planner, Hobart attractions like Mount Wellington can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • You couldn’t possibly get any better views of Hobart from the top of mount Wellington. Drive up was nice and easy and only about 25 minutes from downtown Hobart and then you are treated to world...  more »
  • Excellent views of Hobart and surrounds if the weather is clear. Good facilities at the pinnacle and great walking tracks.  more »
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  • Beautiful View but can be very cold!
  • Loved out Mount Wellington summit experience. It's definitely a place to go for tourists visiting Hobart. This highest point of the city has a weatherproof observation deck, a boardwalk, plenty of carpark spaces, lots of hiking tracks for hikers of different levels of experience and most importantly, a great view of the city.

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