Recommencing in October 2020, challenge yourself to this full day iconic walk. Dip your toe in the Derwent River and finish at the pinnacle of kunanyi / Mt Wellington 1271 meters above sea level. The trails will follow in Charles Darwin’s footsteps, taking in the full range of natural and cultural wonders that hide among the mountain slopes. Not one for the faint of heart – epic, challenging, but oh what a great achievement.
Retracing the footsteps of Sir Charles Darwin’s climb of kunanyi / Mt Wellington, this tour is a series of easy short walks visiting the most loved spots on the mountain. Soak up the view, learn about the giant ferns and the mountain's significant role in Darwin's theory of evolution.