Mount Wellington, Hobart

4.8
#1 of 1,416 in Nature in Australia
Mount Wellington defines the landscape surrounding Hobart the same way Table Mountain does for Cape Town in South Africa. With a summit rising to 1,271 m (4,170 ft), this wide mountain and its oft-snowcapped peak loom over the Tasmanian capital and surrounding Storm Bay. If you're up for a long stroll, hike 22 km (14 mi) to the top from the city. From here, you'll enjoy commanding views of Hobart, the Derwent River, and the bay. If you view of the mountain from the city, try to spy the Organ Pipes, a magnificent cliff of dolerite columns. Using our international travel planner, Hobart attractions like Mount Wellington can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Quite windy and cold but plenty of people still braving the weather, luckily we spent most of the time inside the shelter. Plenty of wildlife so be careful driving, good views to be had on a clear...  more »
  • This is a must visit from Hobart. The views here were stunning. There are various viewpoints and so many photo opportunities. Also saw some wildlife up here.  more »
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  • Beautiful View but can be very cold!
  • Loved out Mount Wellington summit experience. It's definitely a place to go for tourists visiting Hobart. This highest point of the city has a weatherproof observation deck, a boardwalk, plenty of carpark spaces, lots of hiking tracks for hikers of different levels of experience and most importantly, a great view of the city.

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