kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus


Get the most out of your short stay in port with our Hobart shore excursion to kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Tours depart from Hobart’s waterfront, a short 10 minute walk from the Cruise Ship Terminal. Join us for a 2.5 hour return tour to the summit of Hobart’s iconic kunanyi/Mt Wellington. Above all, you’ll experience spectacular views over Hobart and southern Tasmania.


kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus departs from opposite the Tasmanian Travel and Information Centre in Hobart. Most importantly, it’s a short 10 minute walk from the Cruise Ship Terminal.

Departs 7 days a week, including public holidays.

Departure Times:

9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm*.

*3.30pm summer departure (October – April). Timetable may vary on snow days.


We offer multiple daily departures for our Hobart shore excursion to kunanyi/Mt Wellington. In short, our tours operate everyday regardless of which cruise ships are in port.

    • Explorer Pass: Enjoy the 2.5 hour return tour including 30 minutes at the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington. In addition, you’ve got the option to hop-on and hop-off to explore short walks on the mountain. Bus pass valid all day.
    • One – Way Pass: Take our shuttle to the summit of kunanyi/Mt Wellington. After that, you’ll make your own return journey to Hobart. It’s a rewarding 3 hour walk or a 1 hour bike ride back down the mountain with magnificent views.
    • Mt Wellington + City Loop Combo: A combined ticket for two of Hobart’s most iconic sightseeing tours! Includes: kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Pass + 48 Hour Red Decker Hop-on Hop-off City Loop Ticket.

Bookings are essential on cruise ship days. So to avoid disappointment and save time on the day, BOOK NOW

Visit Wellington Park Management Trust to learn more about kunanyi/Mt Wellington and check the weather before you go.


kunanyi/Mt Wellington Explorer Bus is an accessible bus service. We can easily accommodate all types of mobility aids including wheelchairs, scooters, walkers and prams. However, please contact our booking office by phone on +61 3 6236 9116 or email bookings@mtwellingtonexplorer.com.au if you have any concerns regarding your requirements. Most importantly, please reserve a space by filling in the “Special Requirements” field at the time of booking your Hobart shore excursion.

Photo: Aerial view of Hobart, Stu Gibson.