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Mount Nelson Lookout

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Address: Nelson Road | Mount Nelson, Hobart, Tasmania 7007, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6230 8233

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Had tea and scones. Massive lemonade scones. Yum. This is a nice spot to chill out. There are also walking tracks for the adventurous. Glorious views over towards Port Arthur and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had tea and scones. Massive lemonade scones. Yum. This is a nice spot to chill out. There are also walking tracks for the adventurous. Glorious views over towards Port Arthur and North Hobart

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a short easy drive through suburbia. The signal station at the top has pictures and the history. The home is now a cafe. It is old but the coffee and and lemonade scones, jam and cream were fantastic as we sat and ate them out on the enclosed verandah watching the ocean scenery and a blue wren... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a very easy drive from Hobart (we were staying at Salamanca). The views, whilst good, were somewhat impeded, especially towards Hobart, due to the trees growing larger over time. The views to the south were magnificent. There are bean bags spread out where you can just relax and take in the views. There is also a cafe if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views, walking tracks, café with views, bean bags on the grass overlooking the amazing views perfect spot 2 enjoy a relaxing sunny day.

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Hobart, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice outdoors on a nice day but very cosy inside...tables very close together...the views are fantastic but it really needs more than a view. Had to wait a very long time for our afternoon tea...for the price would have thought we were at Raffles in Singapore....very over priced.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a nice picnic area on at Mount Nelson Lookout. Better to go there after 5 pm as there are no visitors at this time. But mind that the parking is closed at 6 pm, so you would have to find a spot on the street.

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hobart
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very disappointing experience. was a while back so i can't remember the details, and don't want to make anything up. but i was right there with him and he was not trying to steal

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Warwick, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic views across Hobart and beyond. Take a coat, even on a clear day it can be cold and windy.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Enjoy a coffee at the cafe while outlooking the scenic view. Rather small area but would be great for a walk in the surrounding.

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Very nice views but unfortunately not much to do. Signal Station good for coffee but otherwise expensive

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