Organ Pipes Bushwalk : Mt Wellington Bushwalks : Hobart Accommodation
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Organ Pipes Bushwalk Mt. Wellington Tasmania
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
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
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
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
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.