Bike Hire, Shuttle & Ride: Mt Wellington Summit Descent + North-South Track (Self-Guided, Skill Level – Intermediate)

A breathtaking mountain biking adventure that starts at the summit of Mt. Wellington. After soaking in spectacular 'on top of the world' views, you'll begin a 6 km road descent on one of our top-of-the-line mountain bikes. Next, you'll dive into the 11 km North-South Track, a blue-rated trail designed for intermediate riders, with optional challenging features for the more adventurous. This self-guided tour offers an unforgettable experience with the option of guide assistance upon request. Finish your journey along the Intercity Cycleway back to Hobart.

Itinerary

  • Minibus Shuttle: The adventure begins with a 30-minute scenic drive to the summit of Mt. Wellington.
  • Mt. Wellington Summit: Start your day with fresh air and panoramic views from the summit.
  • Descent on Pinnacle Road: Experience the rush of descending the 6 km summit road on your bike, plus more incredible views.
  • North-South Track: Navigate through Tasmania’s famed mountain biking trail. The North-South Track is for riders with intermediate abilities. Advanced riders have optional challenging features such as log rides and jumps located on the side loop.
  • Return via Intercity Cycleway: The cycleway is paved concrete and very flat. It’s a cruisy ride through Hobart’s northern suburbs, takes you under the Derwent Bridge and brings you right into the city. A popular stop-off when you get to the Wharf is Mures Seafood Restaurant, their ice cream cones are delicious and massive!

General Information

  • What to Bring:
    • Appropriate riding clothes for variable weather, especially at Mount Wellington.
    • Gloves, available at our office if needed.
    • A small backpack for personal items and snacks.
    • Water bottles (bikes are equipped with holders).
    • Mobile phone; consider a waterproof bag for wet conditions.
  • Rider Ability:
    • Suitable for intermediate-level mountain bikers. The North-South Track is a ‘blue’ trail, with more challenging detours for advanced riders.
  • Hire Bike Information:
    • We provide Scott Genius bikes, which feature dual suspension, 150mm travel, 12-speed gearing, disc brakes, dropper posts, and wide grippy tyres.
    • Upon booking, provide your height and weight for a perfectly sized bike.
    • Groups receive basic bike tools and a spare tire tube.
    • Helmets are included in the hire package.

Additional Details

  • Minimum booking: 2 people
  • Meet-Up Location: 473 Macquarie St, South Hobart.
  • Hire Bike Return: By 4 pm. 473 Macquarie St, South Hobart.
  • Preparation and Safety:
    • All participants are required to sign a digital waiver prior to the tour.
    • For details about the North-South Trail or any concerns, contact us directly.
  • Facilities and Attractions Nearby:
    • Ginger Brown Café for excellent meals and coffee.
    • Free parking available near our office, especially on weekends.
    • Cascades Brewery, a historic site, is just a short walk away.

Waiver

For the safety of all tour participants, we require everyone to sign a waiver before arrival. We’ve made the process easy and convenient for you by providing a 100% online waiver form.

Once you’ve made your booking, you’ll receive an email from us with a link to the online waiver form. We kindly ask that you complete the form before your scheduled tour.

Cancellation policy

Customers can cancel their booking without incurring any charges up to 24 hours prior to the tour start time. Cancellations made within this specified period will receive a full refund, less a booking processing fee.

If a cancellation is made after the allowed cancellation period, a cancellation fee will be applicable. The cancellation fee will be 50% of the total booking amount.

Customers who cancel within the permitted cancellation period will be eligible for a full refund of the total booking amount, less a booking processing fee. The refund will be processed within 7 business days after the cancellation request is received.

Customers may request modifications to their booking, such as changing the date, without incurring any fees, subject to availability. However, such modifications must be requested at least 24 hours before the scheduled tour start time.

In the case of delays or unforeseen emergencies, we understand that plans can be disrupted. We will make every effort to accommodate changes to your schedule under these circumstances. Please contact our office as soon as possible to discuss any necessary adjustments.

If a customer fails to show up for the tour without prior notice, it will be considered a no-show. No-shows are not eligible for a refund, and the full booking amount will be charged.

To cancel a booking, customers must contact our customer support team via phone or email. Please provide your booking details and the reason for cancellation.

 

From AU$140 per Rider
  • Activity Duration
  • 4 hours
  • Activity Location
  • South Hobart, TAS
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