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Mt Wellington Descent Bike Ride: Tours & Tickets

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Mt Wellington Descent is a fully guided 2.5 hour tour including a 21km downhill bike ride. Transport to the summit of the mountain is part of the tour price as well as professional guides, support van, a mountain bike, helmet and lots of fun rolling...more
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Pinnacle Rd | Mt Wellington, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I booked a trip down the mountain for two. What a fantastic ride! Our guide Persia was so nice and very informative. We took it at an exciting but not too fast pace and really enjoyed it. After all the complex riding...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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UnderDownUnderTours, Guest Relations Manager at Mt Wellington Descent Bike Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad to know you had an exciting ride and thank you for recommending us! Best wishes.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a fabulous trip- it was a little icy at the top but fast fun yet controlled descent down the mountain with some very easy off road options- definitely do the off road pieces!!! Well structured for safety with guide in front and safety...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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UnderDownUnderTours, Guest Relations Manager at Mt Wellington Descent Bike Ride, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great to hear you had a fabulous time! Even better to know you felt safe all the time. Safety is a very important issue for us. Best luck in your journey!

Reviewed September 19, 2019

3 times book 3 times cancelled......twice because of weather fair enough 3rd time not good enough, cancelled because they only had my partner and myself thank god for Hobart Mountain Bikes Jono was amazing 3 hours of knowledge passion and enthusiasm and only had the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

We did the mountain bike descent of Mount Wellington in Hobart with Chris and Evan (Big Bad Evo) and it was amazing! They guys were very friendly and knowledgeable, we felt like we were in good hands. Would definitely recommend anyone who is able to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

I was impressed with the team - friendly and knowledgable about the area. However it would have been great to have split the team (appreciate this would mean they nee a third instructor - 2 to ride and one to drive the van) as then...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

Very disappointing experience for middle aged women. We want adventure too! All the bikes had men's saddles. Hard bananas and no gel. Road was mostly rutted and bumpy. Had to stand on pedals a lot of the way to avoid the pain! What are they...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

We travelled as two families (kids 14 and 13) and thought it would be great to get out in the fresh air and explore Mt Wellington. Even better when we saw we could descend Mt Wellington on a bike tour. Mali and Joey were wonderful...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

We had a great ride with our guides . We felt supported and safe the whole time, and the crew looked after those who weren't as proficient. We had a ball!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

Picked up promptly from Hobart , weather wasn't great on the way up but soon settled and by the time we got to the top of Mt Wellington the clouds were clearing. The descent took about 1.5 hours- it was a lot of fun and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

An honest must do when in Hobart! Wasn’t too sure in the van on the way up when they said we’d be cycling 22 kilometres but it was so much fun I wanted to do it again as soon as we finished. Beautiful scenery, easy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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TJB66
July 30, 2018|
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Response from UnderDownUnderTours | Property representative |
Hello, Please note our requirements to join this tour have changed recently on the safety advice of our bike manufacturer. This tour is suitable for those aged 12 years and above who can competently ride a bike. Our minimum... More
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Melissa M
February 12, 2015|
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Response from mtwellingtondescent | Property representative |
Hi Melissa, Our advertised departure point is Brooke St Pier; however due to construction works on the pier we are currently departing from the Hobart Visitor Information Centre (corner of Davey & Elizabeth St). This is a... More
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