Mt Wellington Bike Tour Hobart
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This bicycle tour, down the slopes of Mt Wellington, is fabulous fun and something for all ages. Ride Diamondback mountain bikes and have the best panoramic views from Mt Wellington over Hobart in several of the best viewing areas. Great group bike ride from summit of Mt Wellington into Salamanca Place, Hobart.
Journey to the top of Mt Wellington by mini van and enjoy an exhilarating bike ride down into Hobart. This is one for those that enjoy a bit of moderate exercise and wanting to get the best views possible from this magnificent spot.
Mt Wellington towers over Hobart and is around 1270 meters high. Make sure you take some warm clothes as it can be very cold up that high, even in summer. The views from the top are fabulous and something to see in itself.
During the bicycle descent, you have the opportunity to see fabulous ferns and rainforest plants, plus stops are made for terrific scenic views of Hobart. You will ride your diamondback mountain bike back into the city via Battery Point and Salamanca Place.
All equipment will be supplied. 21-24 speed Diamondback mountain bikes are used which give an excellent comfortable ride and quality braking. Rain gear is supplied if required. The descent takes approx 3 hours all up from start to finish.
You will be part of a small group with one guide per 5 riders. A safety vehicle will follow the group down the mountain and into Hobart.
This is a popular way to see Mt Wellington and enjoy the wonderful natural surrounds. Tour prices start around $75.00 with daily tours departing morning and afternoon.
Did you know that when standing on the very summit of the Mount Wellington and looking due west, the nearest permanent human settlement that way is 11,000 kilometers away in Chile? Now that's a bit of trivia you can enjoy when taking the Mt Wellington Bicycle Tour!