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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...more
Pinnacle Rd | Mt Wellington, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6232 4800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wasn't sure what to expect but this was a really great afternoon. The staff were wonderful and helped the less confident riders (like myself) and gave us heaps of tips, particularly when it came to the off-roading part. Take warm clothes, even on a sunny,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank anniep686
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this way of seeing Mt Wellington and had perfect weather, which was a bonus! It’s not for the faint hearted so you have to be fairly confident on a bike - although having said that I don’t ride often and I just took...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KatHouse1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best way to enjoy the ride down the mountain. We just hiked the mountain the day before, but riding a bike down is much more fun! The tour was well organized; we were picked up in a group of 6-7 at Hobart CBD and driven...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank VyT_12
Reviewed 9 October 2018

So fortunate to have a great guide - Benedict - and great weather that made this ride/roll down the mountain so much fun!! :) Highly recommend it for anyone who likes to cycle! It's an awesome way to experience Mt Wellington and Hobart surrounds with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MelitaSydney
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Our guide Lainey was terrific. This is not an armchair ride, but a fast-paced, fun, largely downhill ride with spectacular views and fantastic to attempt the (optional) off-road sections. An amazing way to experience a beautiful part of the world and 1200+m altitude descent. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This was a great tour! The guides are great, you can go at your own pace but also have to option to go full speed with the tour guides. There are little stops along the way to allow you to regroup. All on road, but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ch3atday
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Lainey and Hannah our guides were really nice and were experienced enough to make the decision to start off lower due to wind speed on at the top. It was a clear day so the roads were dry but I can see how it may...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Vanessa K
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We had such a fun afternoon doing this tour, we're so glad we booked it up. Ben and Matt were great, friendly and really experienced. The tour itself is the right mix of easy and thrilling with plenty of stop-offs and history, right into Hobart...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KellieAnneMarie
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Exhilarating ride at whatever pace suits. Knowledgeable and friendly guides. Beautiful scenery at the top and middle and interesting going through the suburbs at the end. Great thing to do on a warm day. We did the decent on arrival and it set us up...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank michaelhenshaw
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Today we booked the Mt Wellington descent , hoped for the morning ride but as booked we were slotted into 1 pm. Small group of mixed ability riders including me that has ridden bikes but not a fan of heights ! Had a beautiful ,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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30 July 2018|
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Response from UnderDownUnderTours | Property representative |
Hello! We have a minimum age of 8 years old across all our products but in particular regard to our Mt Wellington Descent trip we have a minimum height requirement of 140cm tall. This is our bike manufacturers minimum... More
Melissa M
12 February 2015|
Response from mtwellingtondescent | Property representative |
Hi Melissa, Our advertised departure point is Brooke St Pier; however due to construction works on the pier we are currently departing from the Hobart Visitor Information Centre (corner of Davey & Elizabeth St). This is a... More