Mount Wellington Tour From Hobart

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    9:15 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Gray Line Tasmania Day Tours, Brooke Street Pier, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
    Traveler pickup is offered
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Soak up the beauty of Hobart from the summit of Mount wellington on this morning tour. Enjoy panoramic views out towards Hobart and the Derwent River. Also stop at the one time female prison for convicts known as the Female Factory.

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Stop At: Mount wellington, Hobart, Greater Hobart, Tasmania

Witness amazing views of Hobart from the summit

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Cascades Female factory historic site, Hobart, Greater Hobart, Tasmania

One of Australias most significant historical sites for women, the Female Factory was the female equivalent of Port Arthur and was used to hold both women and children throughout the 1820s. It was a terrible place with only the most basic of facilities. Some ruins of the original building and walls still exist. A memorial garden and information wall/structure has been set up at the site to remember the tragic lives of those women.

Duration: 15 minutes


Hotel pickup

English-speaking guide

Full commentary enroute to Mount Wellington

Air-conditioned vehicle

Female Factory - a one time female prison

Entry/Admission - Cascades Female Factory Historic Site


Food and drinks

Hotel drop-off


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Service animals allowed

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Surfaces are wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If its canceled because the minimum isnt met, youll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers

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  • 28-Aug-2019

    We did not get the chance to go up Mount Wellington due to the snow fall from the previous days. Roads were closed for our protections. However, we did make a detour to Mount Nelson's to make up a mountain climb. Made a pit stop to Cascade Brewery and the Old Women's Prison.

    August is off peak, the van was only half filled - roughly 12 of us.

  • 15-Jul-2019

    The tour was good and informative - kudos to the experienced guide!
    Unfortunately, we were not able to go to the peak of Mt Wellington as the road was closed due to an unsual snowfall.
    We were only allowed to go up to the half-mark and I experienced my 1st snowfall!
    It was beautiful!!

  • 13-May-2019

    The weather wasn’t good for the mountains but still enjoyed the trip. Unexpected sporting of 2 wallabies, always welcomed!

  • 09-Aug-2018

    Phil our guide was excellent. Unfortunately the weather didn't allow us to go to the top of Mt Wellington but Phil took us to other sites. The views were just as good. Would highly recommend this tour.

  • 21-Mar-2018

    Impressive views and very interesting explanations from a very motivated driver/guide. Well organised.

  • 26-Feb-2018

    The tour is good if you have a short time in Hobart and I enjoyed the view from Mount Wellington. Take a jacket.
    Instructions given re meeting point not good. I was told to be there at 9 am but bus only turned up close to 9.20am... was not sure if they had forgotten to pick-up. Many buses leaving from same area so hard to know which is the right one.
    Bus only left Hobart city at 9.30am so we only had 20 mins at Mount Wellington and then we wasted another 30 mins at some jail dropping off other people.

  • 25-Jan-2018

    A good trip, particularly if you don't have much time. Had enough time at the peak to take photos and enjoy the views. We were also taken to see the Women's prison which although interesting unfortunately is just a shell.

  • 03-Jan-2018

    This tour was amazing!

  • 02-Jan-2018

    I was flying out at night so this tour was perfect. It allowed me to see the spectacular view of Mount Wellington. It was very windy so do bring a jacket. I've taken a lot of great pictures. It departed and finished on time.

  • 28-Nov-2017

    This tour was amazing!

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