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The Nut State Reserve

#1 of 16 things to do in Stanley Features Animals
Browns Road, Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6458 1286
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USD 133.19*
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Stanley and The Nut Day Trip from Devonport, Ulverstone or Burnie
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“steep climb” (44 reviews)
“walk up” (47 reviews)
“chair lift up” (15 reviews)
Browns Road, Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6458 1286
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure why it is really called The Nut but enjoyed it anyway. It is a bit of a climb can get windy but view is worthwhile. Go up to the lookout on way out of town to get the best pictures of it.

Thank Lizzieas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best bet is to get the Chair lift up and if you're fit then walk down. Takes an hour or so to walk around, well made paths around the top of the nut but quite steep descent so if you're not up to it make...More

Thank jusrob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After an extremely steep (but quick!) hike to the top of the nut we were rewarded with the most beautiful of panoramic views! The trail is well marked and easy to follow! Lots of beautiful shrubs and wildlife to see as well! There is a...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

can either walk up the steep zig zag track or take the chair lift and when you get to the top you will be in awe when you see the view-- especially on a clear day. don't be disappointed though if you don't get a...More

Thank carmelmonson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking up the nut could be a challenge but is manageable for the people with average fitness. The track up is steep but the views are worth it and the quietness with the wind is a great feeling. In winter the chairlift doesn't operate so...More

Thank dip69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's steep to walk but take the chair lift, at least of the way up!! Take the full walk around the nut there is plenty to see the views are magnificent. Great when your on the track, the people yo will meet will love to...More

Thank theredman01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Views are absolutely amazing - several good view points on the walk. Saw a couple of couple of pademelons in the shrub. Took the chair up and walked down but can be walked both ways.

Thank Gabrielle321
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very steep and a hard walk up., but it's only 430m so is doable. Three zig zag paths of approx 110m each with rest stops along the way. After the first one I thought I'm done, the view from where I was so good already....More

1  Thank 2016emmak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Either the chair or the walk is brilliant with spectacular views as the big reward after the climb. It wasn't out of reach for the 3,5,7,8old kids and cuzies and they had a good appetite on return. On a good day like we had it...More

Thank madtravella
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Steepest path you'll ever climb but thankfully only 450 metres and such a good feeling when you reach the top. Thoroughly enjoyed the 2k circuit (walking clockwise on advice of a lady who passed us on the climb - thanks for that.). The views were...More

Thank SallyAnne122
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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.
16 October 2015|
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Response from Wakkatoo | Reviewed this property |
No dogs aren't allowed. It's a "sensitive" bird breeding area, as well as lots of other native wildlife.