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Mount Nelson Lookout

Nelson Road | Mount Nelson, Hobart, Tasmania 7007, Australia
+61 3 6230 8233
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A mountain with tropical, temperate and desert vegetation

We started off with the tropical vegetation at the bottom of the mountain. Huge ferns, giant trees... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
Amazing views

Outstanding views and information in the Signal station. Lovely walking tracks. It definitely helps... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John F
Hobart, Australia
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Nelson Road | Mount Nelson, Hobart, Tasmania 7007, Australia
+61 3 6230 8233
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We started off with the tropical vegetation at the bottom of the mountain. Huge ferns, giant trees, palms and all. Once you walked into the wood, it was suddenly cool and refreshing. Humans have a connection with nature. It is calming. As we moved higher...More

Thank Esther537
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding views and information in the Signal station. Lovely walking tracks. It definitely helps that the Signal Station Brasserie is there with fine food, Drinks and amazing service

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place almost anytime but the views are at their best on clear and fine days or when snow falls.

Thank George N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE booked for Mt Wellington but the roads were iced up so this was the back up plan for the tour group. The driver was very friendly and the view was nice from up there.

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It always seems to take longer to drive to it than you expect. But once you're there, you are overcome by the view and the differences as you walk around.

Thank kmec68
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Great place to visit on a clear day. Several lookout areas and walking tracks all with great water views. Some very interesting history of the old signal station and its operation. Can be quite windy and cold some days.

Thank Noi-Pip
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable few hours at Mount Nelson Lookout. Beautiful views down the Derwent River and back to the city. Lunch in the restaurant was delicious, seafood chowder was a highlight. Excellent service from staff and nice to speak with the Chef to...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Well worth the trip but if the weather is inclement I wouldn't advise a visit. It can be quite cold even in the summer so take a jacket

Thank A Biz S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Pretty decent panoramic view of the bay. Unfortunately you can't see much of the city but overall one of the better easy to reach view points.

Thank jdos05
Reviewed 11 May 2017

What makes it particularly nice is the 2hr return Centenary walking track you can walk up - from top of Lambert avenue, near the Casino! When you reach the lookout you have a lovely cafe, clean public toilets, a historic site (the Signal Station), and...More

Thank waltervp
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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
9 July 2015|
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Response from Shaked007 | Reviewed this property |
I guess my peers have done a good job answering. No need for another word...!!!!