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Mt Wellington Descent Bike Ride

Pinnacle Rd | Mt Wellington, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6232 4800
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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!
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“off road” (48 reviews)
“own pace” (12 reviews)
“great fun” (13 reviews)
Pinnacle Rd | Mt Wellington, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6232 4800
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on a cloudy day, with a bit of a drizzle. Despite the unideal weather, the trip was extremely fun, the driver and tour guide were extremely friendly and helpful. The off-road part of the trip was quite challenging, but you get a sense...More

Thank jyz20
Reviewed 6 days ago

Off-road was a little tricky but Davis the guide was terrific! He accompanied the slower riders at the back and he was so encouraging the entire time! I loved every minute of the ride! Down the mountain, through the forest, around the neighbourhoods. Definitely a...More

Thank Sarah Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour starts with a drive to the summit of Mt Wellington by van with the bikes, and a descent down at relatively fast speed. We had to reschedule our booking at the last minute due to being sick but staff were accommodating and agreed...More

Thank blurbel
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This crew was young & enthustic on Wednesday Oct 11 am adventure. The day started out really friendly as we made our way to the top.There was a traffic jam from unfortunately an accident, but the delay didn't phase them and we made the top...More

1  Thank chris w
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Did this with Under Down Under. Absolutely brilliant experience. Bikes and equipment in excellent condition and at no stage did I feel concerned or unsure. Things were explained clearly and you can go at your own pace. There is no pressure to get down the...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We did this with Under down under. Our guides Ally and Dominic were excellent. They were very safety concious and ensured that all eleven of us had the right level of experience anf gear. The off section is short but challenging. The brakes got pretty...More

Thank NZTizzy
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The couple from Tour down under were really lovely and supportive. We had a great day to descend the mountain so were very fortunate. THE views from the top are amazing a must see even if you don't do the bike ride. Our leader made...More

Thank 1811027Diane
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

It was definitely an atypical experience to descent in a bike & i enjoyed being able to see the different vegetation as we moved downhill. Although the day I was on the tour was extremely foggy on Mt Wellington & no views of the city,...More

Thank Sim I
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I read about the Mt Wellington decent and thought it looked like a great experience. I am 53 and my husband 58. I don't often ride my bike nor am I super fit, but figured I would give this a go..what have I got to...More

2  Thank Leanne B
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

21/2 hour Hobart excursion that's an easy 23 km downhill ride. Just sit on a mountain bike and use a hand brake if you need it! Great way to see Mount Wellington and to enjoy the spectacular views fro the summit before you ride.

Thank MacFarnsworth
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Melissa M
12 February 2015|
Response from mtwellingtondescent | Property representative |
Hi Melissa, Our advertised departure point is Brooke St Pier; however due to construction works on the pier we are currently departing from the Hobart Visitor Information Centre (corner of Davey & Elizabeth St). This is a... More