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The Nut State Reserve

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“walk up”(60 reviews)
“steep climb”(57 reviews)
“chair lift”(215 reviews)
Browns Road, Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6458 1286
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All reviews walk up steep climb chair lift great walk walked down coming down well worth the effort walking track awesome views cable car both ways take your time chairlift ride bass strait visit stanley zig zag 2km
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Reviewed yesterday

Take the chairlift or walk the nut to some of the amazing views you will ever see. While up there take a walk around to check out the fora and fauna that thrive.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rodney0104
Reviewed 2 days ago

When you visit Tasmania, a visit to Stanley on the top north west corner of Tasmania is highly recommended. It is the most picturesque place with lots to see and do. The most distinctive landmark is The Nut, an old volcanic plug. The village is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PamelaSS888
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited Stanley and ‘The Nut’ on a day trip from Penguin. Very short and sharp walk to the top (~140m above sea level), where you can admire the 360 degree views of the area. Good, wife path around the top of ‘The Nut’, took ~45m...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 154garetha
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must do when on the area. Chair lift is the easy way & staff are very friendly & efficient. In our case we had a vision impaired family member so they slowed the lift down at both ends to assist. $17 cost...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank selwyna_13
Reviewed 5 days ago

You have a choice of walking up a fairly steep path or take the chairlift. The chairlift is $17 return which I think is a fair price. The ride takes about 5 minutes and is a great opportunity for filming. Once on top, you can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TimTolbin
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a friend staying with us so were able to take advantage of the family price of $48 for 2 adults and 3 teenagers. The staff at both the bottom and top of chairlift station are very friendly and happy to answer questions whilst...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank NannyBSmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Stanley several years ago but did not go on The Nut at that time. This time we stayed in Stanley to specifically do The Nut. Used the chairlift facility as the walk up was too steep for us. Chairlift cost is $17 return...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SusanneP833
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a slightly windy day, but the views from the nut, particularly looking out to the ocean and down at Stanley itself were very good. The vegitation is quite varied, so there is more to the reserve than you'd expect on first consideration. A...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Greg B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free (if you're happy to walk up) but worth it for the views! Was a great way to get ourselves hungry for a seafood dinner! Be careful though.. it can be quite windy up top!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ilForastero
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do experience for the whole family. The walk up is strenuous but only takes about 10 minutes. The view going up and once you are up is breathtaking. Take your time walking around up top - takes about 1/2 hour and gives amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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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.