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The Nut State Reserve

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“steep climb”(52 reviews)
“walk up”(56 reviews)
“chair lift”(202 reviews)
Browns Road, Stanley, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6458 1286
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All reviews steep climb walk up chair lift walked down well worth the effort coming down walking track views are amazing state reserve cable car great walk both ways take your time chairlift ride bass strait visit stanley zig zag
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in Stanley for 5 nights & were going to do the chairlift up to The Nut on the first day but the weather was atrocious and the wind was ridiculous. We considered walking up but decided it was far too steep. The last...More

Thank MTK_1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bought return chairlift trip to top and used our energy to walk the trail at the top. Great coastal and town views. A worthwhile activity. Last trip back down leaves at 4. Allow about 2 hours for walk and return trip. Nice little gift and...More

1  Thank Sue K
Reviewed 1 week ago

$17 return for the chair lift to the top. Views are wonderful from the top. Can walk up or down, but you would need to be fit. There are staff to assist getting on and off and it’s worth the price

1  Thank tasmith57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful walk with an amazing view as reward! We climbed the nut with our 5 & 3 year olds and it was fantastic. We chose a glorious day and had a wonderful time.

Thank mkirkcaldy89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled here from the Spirit. The climb was a bit hard but still able to make it up. We have not great knees and can do it. The view was well worth the climb. A must to do.

Thank Barb M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the nearby car park I had a choice, walk the 400+ metre path for free to the top or pay about $17 to take a round trip on the chairlift. I opted to save the money and spent it at the gift shop and...More

Thank Vicki E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by a friend... well worth it. Drove off the Spirit of Tas to Stanley and glad we did. Such a picturesque town with an amazing history. The views from the top of the Nut were stunning. A few squalls came through to add to...More

Thank ColinJamesMethod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy chairlift ride to the top. Spend as long or as little time you want up at the top. Most stunning views - you will kick yourself if you don't do it

Thank leannenMTA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wear good shoes and stretch your calves! The climb up and down is very taxing... take water and watch your step (or take the chair lift). Worth the effort!

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the chairlift or if your keen, walk, views are superb. The walks is steep so only for the fit. The top is a 2 km walk on recently upgraded gravel pathways. Easy walk with views up and down the coast. Allow an hour at...More

Thank Helen B
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3 December 2017|
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Response from Miles H | 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
17 March 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
16 October 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.