Mount Nelson Signal Station

Mount Nelson Signal Station, Nelson Road, Mount Nelson

Saturday, Nov 12

Booking required

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Join Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service for a walking tour of historic Mount Nelson Signal Station and an insight into how it shaped the development of Hobart and Port Arthur from its establishment in 1811. Tour includes Truganini Park and walking track, which are critical habitat for the endangered swift parrot.

Tours: Saturday 12 November, 10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Duration: 45 minutes

Note: Please wear closed shoes suitable for bush walking


Mount Nelson

Building Types





Architectural Periods

Mid-Twentieth Century (1940-1960)

Pre-separation Colonial (1836-1850)



History of Hobart

New to Program

Suitable for Children

Walking Tour


Level Changes

Uneven Surfaces

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