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Mount Nelson Lookout

Nelson Road | Mount Nelson, Hobart, Tasmania 7007, Australia
+61 3 6230 8233
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Fantastic views

Amazing views up and down the Derwent and some paths to wander around to make the most of the... read more

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Hobart, Australia
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Mount Nelson Lookout

Mount Nelson lookout was an amazing site. There was a lot of history attached to this site and the... read more

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Nelson Road | Mount Nelson, Hobart, Tasmania 7007, Australia
+61 3 6230 8233
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing views up and down the Derwent and some paths to wander around to make the most of the scenery. Only a short drive from the centre of Hobart. It would give tourists an idea of places where they have been or woukd like to...More

Thank Q8169WLdeniseh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mount Nelson lookout was an amazing site. There was a lot of history attached to this site and the views of Hobart and surrounds were amazing

Thank 606kevynm
Reviewed 1 week ago

we took the trip with the tour guide who really made it interesting fro us.we enjoyed our day with him

Thank Saintjoan2001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a look. Thought we might have a coffee but the cafe but it was full to overflowing. View was spectacular but the direction indicator did not define what you were looking at very clearly.

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go during the day for some great views of the nay and river. Gates close at 6 but it would not be a night view anyway. Only about 15 mins drive and worth it to pass an hour.

Thank Ballymackibbot
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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 9 July 2017

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 8 July 2017

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 July 2017

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 18 June 2017

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
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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...!!!!