Mt Wellington Descent
About Mt Wellington Descent
Starting from Hobart’s waterfront we head the summit of Mt Wellington for spectacular views across southern Tasmania. After soaking in the views we experience Tasmania’s ultimate downhill cycle – 1270 metres to sea level. Along the way this 21 km guided journey captures contrasting landscapes from sub-alpine and mountain rain-forests to the vibrant waterfront of Hobart.
With options available to suit all levels of riders optional off road sections are available for the more adventurous.
Tour departs and finishes from Brooke Street Pier, Franklin Wharf Hobart.
Tours commence at 10.00am & 1.00pm daily - Bookings essential – min numbers apply
(4.00pm Tour available daily during January and February)
Duration: 2.5 hrs approximately.
$75 Adult / $65 Child
Transfer to the summit.
Cycle Safety Briefing
Mountain Bike with front suspension, helmet and safety vest
Cycle Guide and support vehicle
(We carry extra jackets and gloves if required for warmth and have drinking water available during cycle)
WHAT TO BRING:
Water Bottle, sunscreen, camera, and jacket (Support vehicle travels with group during cycle Descent back to Hobart)
THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW:
Enclosed Footwear must be worn.
Warm, suitable clothing is recommended as Mountain temperatures can be very cold at times.
Cycling participants must be able to operate a bicycle safely and have a min height of 140cm and be at least 8 years of age.
As most of the 21kms cycle is downhill, only average fitness level is required.
Please advise height at the time of booking to assist with bike size selection.
Child rate available 8 to 16yrs of age.
Activity indemnity waiver form must be completed prior to participation. Children under 18 must have form signed by parent/guardian.
Full Terms and Conditions are available on our website.
Visa and MasterCard are accepted for payment.
No refund for cancellations within 24 hrs of departure or no show.
*Mt Wellington Summit can be affected at times by adverse weather conditions. Subject to these conditions we cannot always guarantee views due to poor visibility and also may choose to commence cycle descent from a lower height to avoid strong winds. Should weather conditions become extreme we reserve the right to alter, delay or cancel a scheduled departure. A refund would apply if an alternate to a cancelled tour cannot be provided.