Mt Wellington Tour and MONA Admission
See the beautiful city of Hobart from the summit of Mount Wellington, then experience a different perspective on art at the Museum of Old and New Art, the MONA, Australia’s newest and most controversial art museum. Discover Mount Wellington’s alpine vegetation and climate, and see all the way to Bruny Island on a sightseeing tour that also takes you to Battery Point, Cascade Valley and other famous Hobart sights. Experience MONA and be inspired by the Museum of Old and New Art’s varied collection, from Egyptian mummies to edgy contemporary installations followed by a scenic ferry trip along the Derwent River.
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Stop At: Mount Wellington, Pinnacle Road, Hobart, Tasmania Australia
On this fully escorted tour we pass through various eco systems and experience the harsh alpine environment of the mountain. As we ascend, view the massive rock formation of the Organ Pipes. A stop halfway at The Springs, provides an opportunity to purchase a hot drink. The summit of Mt Wellington offers a panoramic spectacle of Hobart City, surrounding suburbs and waterways. Enjoy the Observatory and short walks.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Stop At: Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, 16 Degraves St South Hobart, Hobart, Tasmania 7004 Australia
Visit this historic site for an insight into the lives of the women convicts once imprisoned there.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), 655 Main Rd Moorilla Estate, Berriedale, Glenorchy, Tasmania 7011 Australia
From your relaxing scenic cruise along the Derwent River, view Mona’s striking architecture, as your anticipation builds of what lies beyond. Mona houses Australia’s largest private collection of art and artefacts. After the sensory overload, you can explore the beautiful surrounds of the Museum and enjoy a delicious meal at either the Source Restaurant, Museum Cafe or Wine Bar.
Duration: 4 hours