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

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Mountain Wildlife Area
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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  • We drove from Penguin to Cradle Mountain. We did not take the shuttle bus but drove up to the dove lake carpark. The weather wasn't very good , it was drizzling and very gloomy and extremely cold and ...  more »
  • How amazing is this place?! I have no words. I arrived not feeling too well but I just had to push myself to explore this place. So amazing with breathtaking views! An experience of a lifetime - don't...  more »
  • My husband and I arrived at the park in the early morning but as soon as it hits 9-10am it can get pretty crowded and with limited parking you may not get a spot.  more »