Mount Wellington Descent Cycling Tour departs Hobart

Walking & Biking Tours in Hobart

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from$62.31
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Tour description provided by Viator

From the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington to Hobart’s scenic waterfront, this is the ultimate bike riding adventure experience.Starting from Hobart’s waterfront we head to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington for spectacular views across Southern Tasmania including an elevated look over the beautiful city of Hobart. After soaking in the views we experience Tasmania’s ultimate downhill bicycle ride – 1272 metres to sea level. Along the way, this 21 km guided journey captures contrasting landscapes from sub-alpine and mountain rainforests to the vibrant waterfront of Hobart. For the more adventurous an optional off-road section is available. This tour is suitable for anyone who can confidently ride a bike and a strict minimum height of 150cm applies.
Take in the views from the distant mountain ranges of the southwest, to the sprawling city of Hobart below, then follow your guide on a downhill descent of the mountain. Watch the alpine terrain gradually being replaced by a magnificent forest and stop on several occasions to take in the varying views and snap a picture or two.The winding mountain road takes you down to the foothills where you can choose to experience the thrill of the off-road section. Finish the 21 kilometer cycling trip after riding through the outer suburbs of South Hobart and Battery Point and complete the journey at Hobart's waterfront. This Mount Wellington cycling tour is fun designed for all levels of fitness!Off-road Riding:For the more adventurous amongst the group, there is an opportunity to let loose on approximately 5km of off-road riding. Those not interested in hitting the dirt trails, can happily roll down the hill with the support van behind and meet the group at the resting and snack spot around 20 minutes later. The whole group will then ride together into the city of Hobart. This trail goes via historic Battery Point and concludes in Salamanca Place on the waterfront of Hobart.

What’s included

  • Use of bicycle
  • Use of helmet
  • Local guide
  • Gloves
  • Warm polar fleece jacket
  • Rain jacket (if required)
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Led by a local guide
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