Only 30 minutes from the city centre and you are almost to the summit, for world class views of the city and surrounds. Make sure you have a clear day though.
If in Hobart a drive up the long winding narrow road to the Pinnacle of Mount Wellington is a must do if the weather is cooperating with no rain, clouds or fog. You will likely encounter cyclists grinding their way up the mountain. Once at the top you are treated to spectacular views of Hobart, the Tasman Sea and peninsula... More
The drive up and back was worth the trip to the top. It's an interesting winding road with plenty of views on the way up. From the top we couldn't see a thing because of the weather, but like some other crazy visitors at the time we headed out in freezing and windy conditions to experience something a little different... More
Great vistas of the city and the harbour are available from this board walked lookout. It is worth the walk down and back. As the clouds lift the city comes to life - green hills and residential areas both line the waters. The building on top protects from the winds and provides valuable information for the tourist.
What spectacular views from this wonderful mountain. The drive up is a bit hairy the roads are narrow so watch out for those cars that want to hug the middle of the road on he way down. Hobart is such a beautiful place and seeing it from the top of this mountain just cements this. There are a number of... More
If you want to have any idea of where things are around Hobart, going up Mount Wellington needs to be one of the first things to do. The land is so riddled with bays, coves, peninsulas and islands it's the only way to make sense of it all. It is only from a distance that you can chart your adventures... More
It takes a while to drive up to the mountain. We went up there in late October and found it snowing. Some parts of the road are quite tough. Have to drive carefully, but the wonderful view is well worth the effort.
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