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kunanyi / Mount Wellington

kunanyi / Mount Wellington provides the backdrop to Hobart and is a short distance by vehicle from the City Centre. A trip to kunanyi / Mount Wellington is a highlight for both tourists Mount_Wellington_Shelter.jpgand local visitors alike.

The mountain offers:

  • spectacular walking and mountain biking trails
  • excellent views of Southern Tasmania
  • a rich natural and cultural history.

Much of the eastern face of kunanyi / Mount Wellington is managed by Council and forms part of the more extensive Wellington Park.

Check Conditions Before you Visit

Although it is close to the sea, the summit of this alpine peak is 1270m above sea level.

Pinnacle Road, the road to the summit of kunanyi / Mount Wellington, may be temporarily closed after a heavy snowfall or icy conditions.  The road is closed to protect the safety of visitors while Council undertakes clearing operations.




For information on how to get to the mountain and the diverse recreational opportunities on offer in the broader park, visit the Wellington Park Management Trust website.

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