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The Nut State Reserve

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“steep climb”(57 reviews)
“walk up”(62 reviews)
“chair lift”(220 reviews)
Browns Road, Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6458 1286
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All reviews steep climb walk up chair lift walked down coming down well worth the effort walking track views are amazing cable car great walk both ways take your time chairlift ride bass strait visit stanley zig zag 2km
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Chair lift to the top. Walked round the rim. Windy & rainy, but if it had been sunny, the views would be great.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CharlesG101
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was blowing a gale and rain squalls were making things a little uncomfortable. It was however well worth the walk. Paddy melons chilling out just metres from the path. Great 360 views

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank George Arthur C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I climbed up the nut in 20 mins wallaby’s and beautiful views on the way whilst hubby travelled the chairlift to the top , then we walked 2 Klms around the rim taking great photos fantastic morning

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank patriciabW3890TN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a fun experience!! went up on the chair lift and then walked around the top of the nut. Amazing views :)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mandyturner2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a fantastic walk to do, you get great views and you see different animals along the way, absolutely worth if you are in the area, some slopes are steep but not hard at all and fun to walk them up.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank M and X C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy access via the chairlift and well made tracks once on top. There is also a track to the top from the car park. Great views over Stanley and its two beaches. Surprising amount of woodland in the depression in the centre. Good walking even...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SandRKent
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the cable chair up to the Nut & did the designated circular walks along the edge of the mountain top. The views are stunning especially on a bright sunny day however I could imagine it being extremely windy on a winters day. There...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the chairlift up and walked down. It's very steep. Steeper than you think. Nice views from the top. Ir was quite windy when we visited but was still nice to do.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TarynJana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got the chairlift both ways and it was a good ride up. Once up on the top we walked around and saw the mutton birds nests. Great views going down too. Cost $17 each return trip. The Operator told us it will be probably...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JancyeW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked up the nut one day and the chair lift the next. Its very steeep with a two km walk on the top. A graet walk with spectacular walks. Put on your bucket list.

Date of experience: February 2019
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December 3, 2017|
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Response from 439milesh | Reviewed this property |
Hi Gummycat. The chairlift was not operational when I was there. Bring water and plenty of rest stops as you walk up.
Russell L
March 17, 2016|
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Response from homeandawaves | Reviewed this property |
The walk takes about 10-15 mins to top of the nut depending on how many stops required to take a breath or take great photos and of course much quicker to come back down. Once at the top it is just a leisurely walk around... More
October 16, 2015|
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Response from Ralph G | Reviewed this property |
I think you have the answer ! My understanding is that no pets would be allowed.
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Seeking Comments/Suggestions on 14 Days Tasmania Round Trip (9 Replies)
Hi Everyone From all the wonderful resources here, I have so far planned the following 14 day itinerary for me and my wife’s Tasmania Round Island Trip from 30 April to 14 May. I would welcome and appreciate any comments/suggestions that can help me fine tune and improve the programs. Our areas of interest are photography, nature, flora and fauna, scenic stuff and moderate hikes. We are less keen on arts, museums, architectural stuff, histories and wine. The ‘Key Attractions’...More
February 26, 2016|
Response fromLuigi A 🐺|
It looks like a thorough plan, although I've never thought of Bunnings as an attraction before. :) Occasionally you seem to be backtracking over routes you have previously travelled. The most problematic example of this is Day 10 and 11. Day 10 is close to impossible because of the driving time and distances involved, and you are going back from Hobart in the opposite direction the next day to visit Mount Field. You would be far better off staying at New Norfolk, Westerway or Ellendale...More