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

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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. Before you head to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park family vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park has to offer, including Cradle Mountain.
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  • Really enjoyed our 24hrs in the area. Unusual scenery up the mountain and the mountain is gorgeous. Unless you plan to do many hikes I wouldn't spend more than a full day to 2 days at the most.  more »
  • One of the hidden gems of tassie A short flight from Syd or mel into Launceston Hire a car and it abt a 90-100 mins drive. We were at the cradle mountain lodge Hospitality at its best with nice beer w...  more »
  • No wonder Cradle Mountain is one of the top attractions when visiting Tasmania. We were lucky enough to see plenty of snow the day we went. Such a beautiful, scenic, peaceful park with everything - la...  more »

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