Mount Nelson Lookout Point Hobart

Want a magnificent view over Hobart when the weather is playing a spoilsport in Mount Wellington? Don’t worry; drive up ahead by 10 minutes (5 km) and reach the Mount Nelson Lookout point that will give you quite a view to cherish. It also houses a colonial built a signal station, which was established in the year 1811 and was the first of many signal stations that once served as a link between Hobart Town and Port Arthur. Today, along with the signal station, there is also a picnic area for the visitors that offers splendid panoramic views over Bruny Island and of course, Hobart. This is a delightful place to spend a weekend evening as there are attractions like Truganini Reserve and Truganini memorial which is dedicated to the Aboriginal people of Tasmania.

You can experience a broad variety of natural beauty by taking a 90-minute walk starting from the reserve and descending all the way to the Channel Highway at Taroona. While on your way, keep an eye out for various wildflowers, beautiful birds that are native to this region, and the highly elusive endangered swift parrot that can be only found in some parts of Tasmania. There is also great food available as a picnic area has provision for barbecue and dinner tables.

Mount Nelson Lookout Point Hobart
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Summary

Want a magnificent view over Hobart when the weather is playing a spoilsport in Mount Wellington? Don’t worry; drive up ahead by 10 minutes (5 km) and reach the Mount Nelson Lookout point that will give you quite a view to cherish.