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The Nut State Reserve

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“steep climb”(54 reviews)
“walk up”(59 reviews)
“chair lift”(212 reviews)
Browns Road, Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6458 1286
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All reviews steep climb walk up chair lift walked down well worth the effort coming down walking track awesome views cable car great walk both ways take your time chairlift ride bass strait visit stanley zig zag 2km
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were feeling a little lazy after 3 days hiking in Cradle Mountain so chose to ride the chair lift up to the top of The Nut. Although the walk up isn't very long it is very steep! I recommend you do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brigitte W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Nut reserve is very beautiful and has the most magnificent views out to sea in North West Tasmania. There are plenty of spots to view this exciting place. It is unique because of the beautiful drive to actually get out to "The Nut" Not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RayWatson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A visit to the Nut is a must for all visitors to Stanley. The 2km walk at the top provides excellent vistas from several different points. It is a really steep climb. Only takes about 10/15 mins but you will be out of puff. Alternatively...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jasmine38Chichester
Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived in Stanley late afternoon so the chairlift was shut for the evening. So, I walked up the ridiculously steep Zig Zag track and so happy I did! It was a gorgeous evening and I walked around the whole track to all the view...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Avrilla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A ride on the chairlift to the top of Stanley's number one attraction, The Nut, is not to be missed. Spectacular views on the way up and even better views on top.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank jfarman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The day we visited, a strong and chilly wind was blowing. We chose to take the chairlift up. The people working at both ends - a guy down below and a woman up on The Nut - were not friendly at all. It's a shame,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank SchalkLubbe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Something you have to do in Stanley. Whether you walk or ride the chairlift this is a spectacular place to walk around. Panoramic views with flora and fauna a bonus.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PeterK499
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After breakfast we rode up to the Nut Chair lift. A short ride to the top of the Nut was very easy and we enjoyed the 2k walk around the top. We decided to walk back down and it was steeper than it looked so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked up on a sunny November morning. Take it slow. Enjoy the view. Walk round the reserve. We were lucky and sighted pademelons. Great photos

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank L1015CBrogerb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When i did my research i considered using the chair lift, however when i got there i decided to be brave and walk it.. OH MY. it was so steep, felt like i was climbing a cliff.. but it was a short walk up there....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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3 December 2017|
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Response from 439milesh | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gummycat. The chairlift was not operational when I was there. Bring water and plenty of rest stops as you walk up.
Russell L
17 March 2016|
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Response from homeandawaves | Reviewed this property |
The walk takes about 10-15 mins to top of the nut depending on how many stops required to take a breath or take great photos and of course much quicker to come back down. Once at the top it is just a leisurely walk around... More
17 October 2015|
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Response from Ralph G | Reviewed this property |
I think you have the answer ! My understanding is that no pets would be allowed.