Organ Pipes Bushwalk : Mt Wellington Bushwalks : Hobart Accommodation

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Organ Pipes Bushwalk Mt. Wellington Tasmania

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Mt Wellington towers over Tasmania's Capital City, Hobart with the Organ Pipes being one of the mountains most distinctive features visible as you drive to the top of Mt Wellington. The Organ Pipes Bushwalking Track is located just below the Organ Pipes. The cliffs around Mt Wellington and the Organ Pipes are very popular with rock climbers.

There are a number of other bushwalks and bushwalking trails around Mount Wellington, many offering spectacular panoramic views of Hobart, the waterfront and Derwent River.

At Fern Tree turn off on Pinnacle Road and leave your car at the Springs Car Park, app. 1/2 way to the top of Mt. Wellington. There is a small dirt track near the toilet block that takes you to the start of the Organ Pipes walk.

Organ Pipes Bushwalk at a glance:

  • Some quite steep sections
  • Please ensure small children are closely supervised
  • Suitable beginners; return track is app. 3-hours in duration
  • No camping
  • Just over 30 minutes from the centre of Hobart
  • No pets or firearms
  • Bicycles are allowed in some sections of Mt Wellington; but not this track
  • Walk is relatively easy
  • Day shelter huts are located along track
  • Weather can change quickly; please be prepared for all weather conditions
  • Mountt Wellington is managed by the Wellington Park Management Trust.

The closet accommodation to the Organ Pipes Bushwalk is in Hobart, where you can choose from 5-star accommodation through to caravan parks. Click here for Accommodation Tasmania.

Bushwalk Details

duration of walk
3 hours return
Registration not required
disabled access
Not Suitable
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Food water, camera
Not required
do not bring
Firearms; pets only allowed on a small section of this walk
Limited Public Transport to Fern Tree
food available
None; nearest food Fern Tree
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Organ Pipes

To reach the Organ Pipes by car, head west from Hobart up Davey Street and Huon Road to the turn off to Mt Wellington at Fern Tree. This road, Pinnacle Road, takes you to a carpark at The Springs, a distance of app. 14 kilometres from the centre of Hobart.

A public bus service operates from opposite the Hobart GPO in Franklin Square taking you to Fern Tree. You can then walk a distance of app. 1-hour to the Springs via a wellmarked walking track. The Organ Pipes Track starts on the Pinnacle Track, opposite the Springs carpark and toilets

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Pets are permiited on a small section of this walk, but must be kept on a leash for the entire distance. Bicycles are not allowed on the Organ Pipes Bushwalk, but are allowed on some works in the Mt Wellington area.

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