Easy Mountain Bike Ride on Mt. Wellington, includes Summit & Bike Hire

South Hobart Trip Overview

This mountain bike tour is an adventurous, exhilarating and educational way to experience Hobart’s Mt. Wellington/kunanyi. The trails you’ll be riding are relatively easy, basic bike handling skills are all that’s necessary. It’s a gentle descent all the way, so only a basic fitness level is required. For most of the ride, you’ll simply be cruising along, taking in the beautiful mountain scenery. Along the way, you’ll pass giant ferns, towering eucalyps, bubbling springs, waterfalls, and historic structures. The Pipeline Track follows the water pipeline that was built in the mid-1800s. Along the track, there are interpretation boards telling the story of the pipeline and life on Mt. Wellington. During your time in the minibus, the driver will share local knowledge and maybe a few historical facts.
Tasmanian Mountain Bike Adventures is one of the leading mountain bike tour operators in the state, so you can trust us to provide quality bikes, rider information, and advice.

Additional Info

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Starts: South Hobart, Australia
Trip Category: Walking & Biking Tours >> Bike & Mountain Bike Tours



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This mountain bike tour is an adventurous, exhilarating and educational way to experience Hobart’s Mt. Wellington/kunanyi. The trails you’ll be riding are relatively easy, basic bike handling skills are all that’s necessary. It’s a gentle descent all the way, so only a basic fitness level is required. For most of the ride, you’ll simply be cruising along, taking in the beautiful mountain scenery. Along the way, you’ll pass giant ferns, towering eucalyps, bubbling springs, waterfalls, and historic structures. The Pipeline Track follows the water pipeline that was built in the mid-1800s. Along the track, there are interpretation boards telling the story of the pipeline and life on Mt. Wellington. During your time in the minibus, the driver will share local knowledge and maybe a few historical facts.
Tasmanian Mountain Bike Adventures is one of the leading mountain bike tour operators in the state, so you can trust us to provide quality bikes, rider information, and advice.

Itinerary

This easy, beginner-friendly mountain bike tour on Hobart’s kunanyi/Mount Wellington also includes a stop-off at the summit. The main trail you’ll be riding is called the ‘Pipeline Track’. It’s a super-fun, picturesque, beginner-friendly ride, meandering down through the lower foothills of the mountain. It’s a great way to experience the mountain up close, and you’ll feel you’ve had quite an adventure! Guests also have the option to ride down the road from the summit of Mt. Wellington.

Your tour starts at our office in South Hobart. First up, you’ll be fitted to a mountain bike, plus helmet. Then, you’ll board our minibus and be shuttled to the summit of Mt. Wellington. After taking in the spectacular summit views over the city and beyond, you’ll have the option to ride down the summit road, an exhilarating 18-minute descent. If you prefer not to ride down the summit road, you’ll descend in the minibus. After the summit experience, riders will rejoin the minibus and be shuttled to the start of the Pipeline Track. This beautiful 11km beginner-friendly trail gently descends through the forest of the lower foothills of the mountain. The ride finishes at our office in South Hobart.



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