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

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Lake St. Clair was formed ages ago by glaciation and is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. See the fringing forests, mountains, and trails reflected in the calm, deep waters of a lake that attracts adventure seekers from around the world. The lake forms the southern access for the Cradle Mountain National Park, which is noted for its many hiking trails, such as the well-known Overland trail. This trail, 65 kilometers (40 mi) long, runs through an area of wild landscapes, ancient rain forests, and diverse animal habitats. Hike any one or all of the marked trails around or near the lake to explore a distinctive animal world, which includes pademelons, wallabies, quolls, wombats, ravens, and possums. Use our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park holiday builder website to visit Lake St. Clair on your trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • We arrived in mid September to this wondrous location, missing out on witnessing snow by mere days! Nonetheless, the area is spectacular, the mountain itself (Cradle Mountain) did have traces of snow ...  more »
  • We did the Watersmeet and Platypus walks combined. Watersmeet is along a flat wide path and is very easy. Platypus walk is along narrow tracks with some views out to the lake along the way.  more »
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