The Nut State Reserve, Stanley

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A nature reserve with a view over the sea, The Nut State Reserve is a sparsely populated area where wallabies roam free. A chair lift can take you to the highest lookout point on a giant rock abutting the beach, or you may choose to hike up (with a sturdy pair of hiking boots) to get the perfect panoramic photo. The village below is a quaint place to relax after your day of exploration. Be sure to grab a seat near a window at one of the cafes, because the sunset may be the highlight of your day. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Stanley trip simple and quick.
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  • Great views of the sounding area and coast line. There is a chair lift you can take up and/or down for a fair price. You can walk up and down but is very steep. Please tell walk around the top to vari...  more »
  • the climb is well worth it you can take the chairlift but its $11.00 per person one way , it is steep and you do have 3 or 4 places to sit down along the way  more »
  • During our time in Devonport, someone suggested that my wife and I take a drive to Stanley and visit The Nut. It sounded like fun, so we took the ride and had a great time. As we approached Stanley, a...  more »
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  • If you come to Stanley, you have to go to the Nut. Incredible 360 views of the bay, the sea and the Stanley area, and it's a great walk too! Lots of animal life up there. The walk up isn't as intimidating as some reviews suggest. It's a steep walk, and you'll feel your thighs burning, but it is paved the entire way up.
  • There is an amazing variety of forest on top of the nut and great views out to the ocean, so the steep climb is well worth it. It can be very windy, so caution would be advisable around the steep edges. There's pretty good ice cream at the shop, but unfortunately, no coffee.
  • Awesome, peaceful, refreshing walk around the nut. Heaps of butterflies. Lovely bird chatter. Small wallabies. Wonderful panoramic views from the top.
  • The Nut in Stanley is a very gorgeous place to be! Especially at sunrise or sunset. The climb is very steep. What makes it even more interesting. There are plans for a big zone revegetation. That's why there are plastic holder for the planted vegetation. Still 5 out of 5 the view will kick you off your seat!!! And you can see heaps of wallabies there. I will definitely go back to that beautiful place.
  • Chairlift up is great but the walk didn't look too hard. Lovely views and a great 2 km walk around the summit. Very wind and cold but we did go in early Spring. Rug up warmly and bring a beanie and good raincoat.
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