Mt Wellington and Tahune AirWalk Sightseeing Tour
This 6 hour tours starts by bus from Elizabeth Street and brings you to various places around Hobart, including the top of Mount Wellington where you will have a breathtaking view of Hobart itself. Some of the journey includes the picturesque coastal route to the valley of Huon. Finally the bus will return to where you started or in some situations your hotel.
- Admire different historical buildings of Hobart.
- Enjoy the views of the Great Hobart from the Tasman Bridge.
- Appreciate the breathtaking views at Tahune Forest AirWalk.
Related places and things to do
In this excursion through the city, the bus will pick you up at Elizabeth Street in Hobart, to start your trip along the western edge of the Derwent River, where you can see the historic buildings of Salamanca Place and Battery Point. Along the way your guide will share information about the recovery of the Salamanca pier from the Derwent River, the history of the defenses of the area, the history of Hobart and how the condemned were used for the construction of the city. Then you will go to the top of Mount Wellington, where you can enjoy the breathtaking views of the Great Hobart and the Tasman Bridge, weather permitting.
If the weather does not allow you to visit the mountain, the alternative route will be the old road to the south through Taroona and a visit to the historic Torre de Tiro. Then you will head to Kingston for a brief stop at the Headquarters of the Antarctic Division (business hours only), where you can get an idea of the activities and living conditions of scientific equipment in Antarctica. From there, travel to Margate to visit the Channel Heritage Center and learn about life and times for the last 200 years in Tasmania.
The excursion continues to Hounville, with a quick stop at the Apple Shed Museum (optional, weather permitting) and then to Franklin, where you can visit the Wooden Boat Center (optional, weather permitting). From there you will take the road south to Geeveston and Tahune AirWalk.
The Tahune Forest AirWalk, located on 1.6 million hectares of the forest, declared a World Heritage Site, opened on July 1, 2001, offers a variety of quiet walks through the forest, which will definitely calm the mind, body and soul. The AirWalk itself, with stunning views of the forest canopy, has an average height of 65 to 100 feet (20 to 30 m) above the forest floor, with the cantilever located at a height of 157 feet (48 m) above the Houn River, where you will experience the best views of the AirWalk, the numerous walking trails through the forest and the two suspension bridges over the Huon and Picton rivers have made this tourist attraction one of the most visited in Tasmania.
After Tahune AirWalk, you will return to Hobart, where people who have booked the basic tour will be left in the place of their choice, while those who have booked the 8 hour tour will go to one of the two natural parks. of your choice. There you can get to know the Tasmanian wildlife first hand, including Tassie Devil, Kangaroos, Wallabies, Wombats, Koalas and many more.
Tour Tickets (may vary by date)
|General (P/P) - 6 Hours||135.00 (AUD)|
|General (P/P) - 8 Hours||185.00 (AUD)|
- Bottled water
- Local driver/guide
- Small-group tour
- Live commentary on board
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan or small bus
- Hotel pickup and drop off (central Hobart hotels only)
- Port pickup and drop off.
- Food and drinks (other than water)
- Appropriate clothing for weather conditions.
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.