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Mt Wellington Descent Bike Ride

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Address: Pinnacle Rd | Mt Wellington, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6272 9884

Mt Wellington Descent is a fully guided 3 hour tour including a 21km...

Mt Wellington Descent is a fully guided 3 hour tour including a 21km downhill bike ride. Transport to the summit of the mountain is part of the tour price as well as hotel pick up, professional guides, support van, a mountain bike, helmet and lots of fun rolling back down again right to the waterfront!

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I read about the Mt Wellington decent and thought it looked like a great experience. I am 53 and my husband 58. I don't often ride my bike nor am I super fit, but figured I would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leanne B
Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read about the Mt Wellington decent and thought it looked like a great experience. I am 53 and my husband 58. I don't often ride my bike nor am I super fit, but figured I would give this a go..what have I got to lose? On the day I was starting to doubt myself, having second thoughts. When we... More 

Thank Leanne B
Bend, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

21/2 hour Hobart excursion that's an easy 23 km downhill ride. Just sit on a mountain bike and use a hand brake if you need it! Great way to see Mount Wellington and to enjoy the spectacular views fro the summit before you ride.

Thank MacFarnsworth
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

It is exciting experience on off-road. Bike performance is enough for the trip. Wonderful!! Tour guiders have enough explanation.

Thank Ivo Y
Ithaca, New York
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our van driver and bike guide were friendly, helpful and experienced, and delightful to be with. Both gave wonderful descriptions and insights of the areas as we traveled them. We had great weather and the ride down the mountain was both beautiful and exhilarating. The bikes had disc brakes, so going downhill was not a problem and speed was easy... More 

1 Thank MRes2012
Park Ridge, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

When we arrive in a new city, we always like to do a bike tour because you can cover more ground than walking and you can see so much more than in a vehicle. This was a great one. The van took us up a windy wooded road to the top of Mount Wellington where we got out and looked... More 

1 Thank Susan P
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

One of the best things I've done in many years.me and my best friend are 55 and we took our teenagers on the ride. 22 kilometres downhill,hardly any pedalling. Would do it again tomorrow.

Thank Phillip H
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Was surprised by the quality of the bikes, they ride really smooth. Can't really fault anything with this tour, they just got everything right. Would love to do it again.

1 Thank Stephen M
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

My sister and I booked this ride a month or so before as we had a cruise planned with an overnight stop in Hobart. We were able to book it over the phone directly with the company with little hassle. They request a credit card be provided to secure the booking however the money is not deducted until the day.... More 

Thank Kwijibo1
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

We had an AMAZING RIDE with Mt. Wellington Descent. Starting at the peak with winter jackets and cold temperatures, we had so much fun speeding down the road on great mountain bikes. About 2/3 down the mountain, we were given the choice to go off-road taking the forested trails for the finish... Since the start of the trails looked a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed this tour. You don't need to be a fit person to do the ride. Mountain is quite cool up the top. Breath taking views. I would highly recommend.

Thank BiancaDC

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