Cradle Mountain, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park

One of Tasmania's most visited natural attractions and home to the famous Tasmanian devil, Cradle Mountain draws tourists with its beautiful landscapes and diverse wildlife. The mountain is situated within a national park that encompasses rugged peaks, grasslands, alpine heaths, ancient rainforests, and glacial lakes. Start your hike to the summit from the Dove Lake early in the morning. The climb is long and can be difficult for inexperienced (or out of shape) tourists. When you reach the peak, your effort will be awarded with memorable views over Tasmanian wilderness. Put Cradle Mountain and other Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park attractions into our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary builder tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • If you go by all the reviews, you'd be thinking this is one of the most amazing places to visit in all of Tasmania, but as someone who just finished a quick circumnavigation of the Island, I can tell ...  more »
  • It offers fresh air and unforgettable views. In addition, you can watch wild wombats and Wallaby, and spend your time in bliss.
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  • It's a heaven. Once is not enough and the trails are amazing. Brace yourself with plenty of food, water and other essential and ready to explore this little heaven in the earth.
  • An magical place to visit! Take your coat & hat as it can be cold one minute and sunny the next. A photographer's hot spot. The views are simply awesome! 😃
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