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A series of short leisurely walks showcasing kunanyi’s gems
We begin with a stop at the famous Fern Tree area where we walkto the spectacular Silver Falls. We talk about the water story of Hobart here and show you the ruins of where the old tram used to bring up visitors in the 1800s.
We return to our vehicle continue up the mountain where we stop and walk to the Octopus Tree – a high Eucalyptus tree with a plethora of roots that have grown over a large boulder, a famous site to see on kunanyi. We continue on to the Springs at 700m where we relax and enjoy a hot refreshment and snack. When its sunny we can sit amongst the trees and soak up enjoy nature, or in adverse weather there is a hut with a roaring fire to enjoy. Either is excellent.
We jump back in the vehicle and continue on up to the summit of kunanyi / Mt Wellington where we can take in the sights of Hobart and beyond for many miles.
Why not visit Salamanca markets on Saturday morning and then come for a Walk on kunanyi in the afternoon to enjoy some of her gems.
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Lush ferns can be seen everywhere
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Children of all ages love Silver Falls
Silver Falls surrounded by tall tree ferns
One of the many trails through the lush forest
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Explore the lush fern bordered trails
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It’s hard to miss this funky old sign
The mighty Octopus Tree
The Octopus Tree roots grip on to a boulder
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The underside of the Octopus Tree is home to ferns
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It’s a huuuge tree!
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There are definitely fairies hiding in this wonderland.
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Children can find the hidden guest book and write their names.
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The hidden sign in book for children
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We’ll get a coffee at Lost Freight
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And some yummy treats!
Views over Hobart from the summit
There are many viewing platforms at the summit capturing all the best vantage points.
The pinnacle of kunanyi / Mt Wellington
The literally breathtaking pinnacle area on kunanyi / Mt Wellington
2.5 hours of walking
We provide transport to and from the Hobart CBD, to the walk start and end location.
catered meals and snacks
Snacks and hot drinks provided.
choose this walk if
You are after a relaxing sight seeing visit to kunanyi and/or have limited walking experience.
fitness level required
Ability to walk for 3km on uneven ground with some breaks.
Yes, children of all ages are welcome.
essential personal gear
Raincoat, drink bottle, warm layer and 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.
Supportive walking shoes with firm grippy soles.
select a date in the calendar, then choose your walk