kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus


Providing accessible travel to all visitors is a key aim for kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus. We proudly offer year-round access to kunanyi/Mt Wellington for everyone. Above all, we welcome all ages and all abilities… in all weather!


Our primary fleet of buses are wheelchair friendly. Accessible buses have a wheelchair bay and storage space for mobility aids.  This includes wheelchairs, scooters, walkers and prams. View Our Bus Fleet page for further details.

However, some bus services may not be wheelchair accessible. So it’s most important to let us know before your tour. Reserve a wheelchair space when you book. Simply fill in the “Special Requirements” field. Or contact our booking office to discuss any specific needs and we’ll certainly do our best to assist. Phone +61 3 6236 9116 or email bookings@mtwellingtonexplorer.com.au.

Our Mt Wellington + City Loop Combo is the best way to explore Hobart. It’s a combined ticket for two of Hobart’s most iconic sightseeing tours. kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus and Red Decker’s Hop-On Hop-Off City Loop Tour! Red Decker’s  open-top double decker buses are also wheelchair friendly.


Accessible parking is available near the Hobart waterfront. Please refer to the City of Hobart CBD Mobility Map. Pick up a printed version from the Hobart Council Centre at 16 Elizabeth Street in Hobart.

Before the tour, accessible toilets are available at Franklin Square near the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre. Accessible toilets can also be found inside Brooke Street Pier. Use the ramp to enter the building and then the lift to go down to the bottom level.

For ramp access on the bus, please board the bus at Bus Stop 1 opposite the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre. Refer to your driver for further instructions.

During the tour, disabled access is available at The Pinnacle and The Springs. There’s also an accessible walkway to the western viewing deck at The Pinnacle. People with a disability or limited mobility may require assistance to enter the enclosed observation shelter at The Pinnacle. Assisted access is required at Fern Tree Park. Accessible toilets are available at The Pinnacle.  

Visit our Map & Timetable page to plan your day on kunanyi/Mt Wellington. 


Man sitting in an accessible bushwalking wheelchair, assisted by 2 people walking through the bush.

People with limited mobility can explore some of Hobart’s bushland tracks in the TrailRider. It’s a purpose built wheelchair for rough terrain. Hire the TrailRider for free from the City of Hobart. It can be used on five pre-selected tracks, including Silver Falls within Wellington Park.

Visit the City of Hobart website for details or to book the TrailRider.

Photo: Accessible travel on kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus.