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Mount Nelson signal station is about 15 mins from the CBD and has wonderful views. If you can't... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hobart, Australia
Magnificent view with quiet bush surrounds and a great restaurant

This is such a great spot to visit. Fresh Tassie air, magnificent views. There's even bean bags... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Pamela M
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Nelson Road | Mount Nelson, Hobart, Tasmania 7007, Australia
+61 3 6230 8233
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mount Nelson signal station is about 15 mins from the CBD and has wonderful views. If you can't make it up to Mount Wellington this is the place to go. Weather is less extreme. The cafe is good and you can have a light snCK...More

Thank micheleduffy123
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is such a great spot to visit. Fresh Tassie air, magnificent views. There's even bean bags if you need a rest. There's a great cafe/restaurant that sells the most delicious lemonade scones plus gourmet foods from Tasmania. The Signal Station also provides some interesting...More

1  Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 18 August 2018

A friend of mine told me about this place and i was really excited to make it there.. visit the cafe and enjoy the view under the sun..

Thank Bhaskar83C
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We went here to experience the views back towards sandy bay, the Derwent, Hobart and not have to worry about road closures and weather and as an extra bonus there was the semi-phore station used inearly days for messaging up and down the Derwent and...More

1  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 24 July 2018

It was worth being freezing cold to see the views from the top. Bus ride up was great, looking at the houses on the way

Thank alisonkerema
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Another accidental find. Beautiful location offering spectacular views on a nice day. Park benches invite and slow pace to take in the scenery in the rays of the sun for winter basking. Nearby cafe looks inviting, but we didn't try on this occasion. Could easily...More

Thank starmagnolia
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Local showed me this place as Mount Wellington was closed due to the snow. Perfect place with great weather.You can see all of Hobart

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We visited on a lovely sunny day and the views from there are spectacular... we took amazing pics...the signal station has a small interesting museum...the cafe there has stunning views and lovely scones...

Thank ozglobetrotter2014
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Today, we got high, really high.... No, it wasn't the mushrooms from the Salamanca Markets (what is it with the Tassies and their mushrooms - they are sold everywhere?). Nor was it the gas leak from the outside heater at lunch time (just kidding). It...More

Thank Norman P
Reviewed 6 July 2018

What a great experience and such a great view, interesting and short walk for people, went their with a group of children they had a wonderful time, certainly worth a look if you have the time.

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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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I guess my peers have done a good job answering. No need for another word...!!!!