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Mt Wellington Descent Bike Ride

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Address: Pinnacle Rd | Mt Wellington, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6272 9884
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Mt Wellington Descent is a fully guided 3 hour tour including a 21km...

Mt Wellington Descent is a fully guided 3 hour tour including a 21km downhill bike ride. Transport to the summit of the mountain is part of the tour price as well as hotel pick up, professional guides, support van, a mountain bike, helmet and lots of fun rolling back down again right to the waterfront!

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US$57.07*
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Different way to experience Mt Wellington

Worth doing if you like a bit of outdoor activity. Downhill pretty much all the way, so you don't need to be too fit. A great and different way to see and enjoy Mt Wellington but... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Worth doing if you like a bit of outdoor activity. Downhill pretty much all the way, so you don't need to be too fit. A great and different way to see and enjoy Mt Wellington but if you want to take your time looking at the views plan to visit Mt Wellington on another day also as most of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The team put on a great fun morning, lots of good historical and geological information during the bus ride up the mountain Bike are in good condition and reasonably new the experience feels safe and fun caters for all levels of fitness and bike handling skills

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Thank Alex F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A well run tour with friendly informative guides. Good quality bikes in excellent condition. Having the bus follow you down the mountain, and block traffic, certainly made us feel more comfortable. The off road section is suitable for inexperienced riders.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Whatever you do, if you are at all able, I recommend doing this tour, my wife and I did this and loved it. You can go at your own pace, no matter how fast or slow, and the fire trail sections are a fun challenge.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This descent is absolutely phenomenal. We went on a foggy day so we couldn't see anything from the lookouts but the ride down the mountain alone is so much fun. We drove up the next day when it was clear and the views were breathtaking so we can't imagine how marvellous it would have been had we done the biking... More 

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Broulee, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This experience was a fantastic way to get to know Hobart while also getting some fresh air and fun. The guide was very good at explaining what to expect and how to handle each section of the descent. There was no pressure to go slower or faster, everyone was comfortable at their own pace. There was an excellent balance between... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Did the bike ride so I can get to Mt Wellington for the views with an interesting twist. Roads were windy, so your spend most of your time holding onto the breaks and the off road was pretty much off road for those who haven't been riding in a while. Thankfully the bus that took up the top was following... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Heaps of fun dont be put off by ability and age.totally beautiful scenery. Great ride down the hill with plenty of help and lovely ride thru hobart at the end

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Selangor, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I loved the off-road and city cycling more than the descent. Mt. Wellington is cold, descending on a bike makes it colder. It was still fun though, but I wished there were more off-road biking.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Had a great time on this bike ride. Good trip up the mountain with plenty of info from the two staff Alistair and Gemma. Bikes were good. The view from the top was amazing. I was a little apprehensive as I don't ride a bike very often but there was absolutely no pressure. Those that wanted to ride a bit... More 

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