Five Huts

Mountain Hut, kunanyi Mount Wellington, north south track, walking tour, hiking, bushwalk,

Five Huts

A day walk visiting some of kunanyi’s most popular huts

Here’s your chance to learn a little more about the wonders right in Hobart’s backyard, listen to the stories of the mountains history and unique plants and animals all in the care of knowledgeable local guides.

This classic mountain walking loop starts from the Springs on kunanyi / Mt Wellington. The small group will visit five of the most celebrated huts on the mountain. The first stop will be Sphinx Rock for some bird watching before visiting a number of huts including a rest at Junction Cabin with a BBQ lunch at the Chalet. After lunch the group will return to the Springs along the amazing Organ Pipes track, one of the great short walks of Tasmania.

The Details

tour duration

6 hours

walk duration

4.5 hours



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Not included, please meet at 10am at Lost Freight Cafe at the Springs on kunanyi.

catered meals and snacks

Morning tea, BBQ lunch, afternoon tea, with extra goodies as we go. Tea and coffee.

choose this walk if

You want a moderately challenging day hike to learn about kunanyi's hut history.

fitness level required

You can hike approximately 10km over uneven ground with hills.

family friendly?

Yes; Families with children over 12 with bushwalking experience.

essential personal gear

Raincoat, drink bottle, warm layer, personal medication.

requirement for doctor's letter

If you are aged over 72, have a heart condition, recent chest pain when exercising, or bone/joint illness which affects your ability to exercise, you must provide a doctor's letter to confirm that you are able to complete this walk.

appropriate footwear 

Supportive walking shoes with firm treaded soles lace up walking boots are recommended. Dress shoes, high heels, and casual sandals or similar footwear are not appropriate footwear.

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