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Mount Nelson Lookout

Nelson Road | Mount Nelson, Hobart, Tasmania 7007, Australia
+61 3 6230 8233
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Beautiful lookout worth the drive!

Went to Mount Nelson on the last day of our Hobart trip and wasn't disappointed. So amazingly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SydneyGal93
Signal Station magic

A visit to Mt Nelson is a must. Close to the city, accessible by car or public bus service, or an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Roberta P
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Hobart, Australia
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LOCATION
Nelson Road | Mount Nelson, Hobart, Tasmania 7007, Australia
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+61 3 6230 8233
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Reviewed yesterday

Went to Mount Nelson on the last day of our Hobart trip and wasn't disappointed. So amazingly gorgeous! Great cafe up there too to have a cuppa and scones. Do it!

Thank SydneyGal93
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A visit to Mt Nelson is a must. Close to the city, accessible by car or public bus service, or an easy walk up the track from Lambert Gully off Churchill Ave, Mt Nelson gives an intimate and interesting view across Hobart, the Derwent Estuary...More

Thank Roberta P
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This attraction in just outside of the city and easily accessible by road. It's a picture perfect area. The old signal house: Take time to go into the old signal station and read the story of the station. The old flags are still stored in...More

Thank Phillip S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could not get up to Mt Wellington because of the road issues so we went to Mt Nelson and was very surprised. The cafe was busy and we enjoyed a great lunch with a terrific view.

Thank bfg058
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm very disappointed with the food and services provided in signal station cafe. I've ordered an antipesto for my lunch where the food supposed to have king prawn as what the menu shown. However, they served us with three little prawns instead of king prawn....More

2  Thank carmen l
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful historic site close to Hobart city. Great views over the city and down the river. Perfect for photos if you don't want to go all the way up Mt Wellington.

1  Thank John A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Your ideal place to take a walk along the tracks, stop of at the restaurant for a delicious bite to eat or a great warm cuppa, or on warmer days select something on the cooler side (bookings are preferred, but they will find you a...More

Thank marlien v
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the signal station lookout at Mt Nelson due to the temporary closure of Mt Wellington & we're glad we did! The views are awesome - from Bruny Island to Eaglehawk neck & across the Tasman Peninsula. Great views of the Mt Wellington summit too!

1  Thank Anne S
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Last time in Hobart we visited Mt Wellington. Mt nelson gives an alternative view to the one from Mt Wellington and is far easier to access. Only 15 minutes from the centre of Hobart and the views are simply stunning

Thank David F
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

the drive up is narrow so go slowly, but once there the views are spectacular! can walk around and has an indoor part with information and viewing area if its cold or wet outside. Can also do walks

Thank vmc1964
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MotownMo
26 October 2015|
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Response from metroek | Reviewed this property |
the cheapest way to view the city from mount nelson is to walk to franklin square and catch a Metro bus from stop N a route 58 weekdays or 57 weekends and public holidays, the cost per adult would be $4.40 one way full fare... More
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