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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  • Australia’s deepest lake was gorgeous with snow topped mountains and mist hovering over,it was a photographers dream.  more »
  • We have anticipated the Cradle Mountain experience for years and it lived up to everything we expected from the first glimpse of arriving to walking the lake, the waterfalls and everything in between....  more »
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