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Gateway to the Mountain (Kunanyi)

Whether in the warmer months or in the snow, Fern Tree is a great place to access the bushland... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
AndrewPillinger
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Hobart, Australia
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Pretty little stop

You can catch the Hobart public transport to Fern Tree and then do some hiking on Mt Wellington... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2018
Donna G
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Brisbane Region, Australia
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The Huon Road, Fern Tree, Tasmania 7054, Australia
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Ferntree is a great place to visit for a few hours or a day. Park near the tavern and across the road there is a park where several walks begin. AN easy but steep in places walk up to the Springs for a glass of...More

Thank Maree J
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Whether in the warmer months or in the snow, Fern Tree is a great place to access the bushland around the Mountain. There is a quaint old Federation-style church and a pub for a refreshing beverage on the way home.

Thank AndrewPillinger
Reviewed 16 March 2018

You can catch the Hobart public transport to Fern Tree and then do some hiking on Mt Wellington. At Fern Tree there is a quaint church, that was spared from bush fires, and a pub to refresh yourself after a hike.

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

At the bottom of the climb up to mount Wellington and on the outskirts of Hobart. It's scenic and a great place to stay.

Thank Dylan R
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Just at the base of the mountain. Lots of personality. 2 big warm open fire places. Just what the doctor ordered after a trip to the top of the freezing mountain. Some old leather lounges to relax on. Does a good roast but quite pricey...More

1  Thank SteveDWS
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is a great pub , cafe/restaurant boasting three lovely wood fires one open with couches , great to warm the bones after a hike up Mt Wellington , whether that hike be in a car or on foot , settle in with a mulled...More

Thank Vicky969
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

Clean, tidy, nice fires and good good and friendly staff...we often go there as a family with our five year old and adult children as well. Everyone welcome...

Thank Jeannette F
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I can see why this place has been open for so long- the location is great! Large trees everywhere, closest place to warm your hands around a mug after playing in the snow. I have been here only twice so my review isn't as balanced...More

Thank abarnes1
Reviewed 20 November 2014

My wife and I stopped at the Tavern for coffee and cake. The cake was fresh, the tea and coffee hot, the service friendly and fast. The tables were set in a light bright area with floor to ceiling windows looking out over a wooded...More

2  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Passed through Fern Tree on the way to Mount Wellington, looked interesting so we decided to catch the local bus and come up for the day. Lovely quiet spot that felt vey peaceful. Not much in town where we got off the bus, except a...More

2  Thank ronp1954
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