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The Nut State Reserve

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Browns Road, Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6458 1286
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US$ 126.86*
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Stanley and The Nut Day Trip from Devonport, Ulverstone or Burnie
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“steep climb” (46 reviews)
“chair lift” (181 reviews)
“walk up” (48 reviews)
Browns Road, Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6458 1286
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed in Stanley for two nights which is a lovely little town. We took the chair lift up The Nut and spent about 2 hours wandering around admiring the fantastic views and wildlife. I would definitely recommend if you are in Stanley.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a free activity with boardwalks almost all the way around. It is quiet steep to get up, allow 15-20mins and then at least 20mins but more likely 30-40mins to take in the sights and lots of photos plus spotting wallabies and lots of...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went up the Nut by the chairlift, my friend got so nervous about the safety of the chairlift, she wished to have a seat belt :-) she hates me so much of not telling her what i was putting her through...but her 'anger' vanished when...More

Thank Courtney C
Reviewed 4 days ago

You must climb or chairlift up to The Nut. It's what made Stanley and the 40 minutes walk around the top is easy, even for old guys like me. The 360 degree view from The Nut is breath taking. Catch the Fairy Penguins coming home...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We got the chairlift up to 'The Nut' then walked around the 2km walk for great views. It was very windy on the other side and the walk wasn't too steep. We then took the chairlift back town again. There is gift shop and cafe...More

Thank debcol25
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Nut summit is reached by an initial 430M very steep climb which we found challenging but possible for a couple of mid 60 yr olds. You can also access the Nut by chairlift. Once up the top you can do the 2 km generally...More

Thank oldbluebagfaithful
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We caught the chairlift to the top and then did the walk around the circuit Views spectacular. Walk not suitable for people with disabilities as there is a number of steps. The track is well marked and clear. You have the choice of walking up...More

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took chair lift to the top of The Nut, saw wallaby on the way up to the top. The view from up there is spectacular, and we had good weather too.

Thank YenMcMahon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rode up in the chairlift($20) walked the 2km track around the top, walked down the steep path.... all in an hour or so. Fantastic vistas that go on for miles. The blue of the Pacific so vivid. Few times do we get a full 360’...More

Thank im44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the chair lift just after it opened. It was a short trip to the top and enabled us to conserve energy for the 2km walk around the top. The walk varies in from Grade 2 to Grade 3 and there are steps as...More

Thank WallyS04
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Russell L
17 March 2016|
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Response from homeandawaves | Reviewed this property |
The walk takes about 10-15 mins to top of the nut depending on how many stops required to take a breath or take great photos and of course much quicker to come back down. Once at the top it is just a leisurely walk around... More
16 October 2015|
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Response from Ralph G | Reviewed this property |
I think you have the answer ! My understanding is that no pets would be allowed.
16 October 2015|
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Response from Wakkatoo | Reviewed this property |
No dogs aren't allowed. It's a "sensitive" bird breeding area, as well as lots of other native wildlife.