Mount Wellington Descent Cycling Tour departs Hobart
From the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington to Hobart’s scenic waterfront, this is the ultimate bike riding adventure experience.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. 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.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Mount Wellington, Pinnacle Road, Hobart, Tasmania Australia
Meet your group at the pick-up point on Hobart’s waterfont. Our guides will take you up the mountain in our comfortable tour vehicle, providing insights into Hobart and kunanyi/Mt Wellington along way. Take in the incredible scenery as we ascend to the summit. Here, take in the panoramic views over Hobart and the surrounding mountains and the Derwent River. After getting fit out with a quality mountain bike and helmet, and receiving the safety briefing, begin our downhill cycle adventure, with brief stops along the way including The Chalet, The Springs and an optional off-road section before stopping again at The Cascade Brewery.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Cascade Brewery, 131 Cascade Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7004 Australia
We cycle past Australia’s oldest brewery, stopping briefly for photos and insights.
Duration: 5 minutes
Pass By: Cascade Gardens, 2 McRobies Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7004 Australia
We cycle leisurely through the magnificent gardens.
Pass By: Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, 16 Degraves St South Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania 7004 Australia
We cycle past this World Heritage Listed Site; our guide will point out the site so that it might be visited at another time.
Pass By: Arthur Circus Park, Runnymeade St, Hobart, Tasmania 7004 Australia
As we wind our way through historic and scenic Battery Point, we ride around Arthur Circus with a brief stop to explain the area’s fascinating history.
Pass By: Salamanca Square, Hobart, Tasmania 7004 Australia
Cycle along the historic and picturesque Salamanca area. Finish our tour back at the starting point on Hobart’s waterfront.