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Dove Lake Circuit, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park
Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Well-maintained paths leading up to the Cradle Mountain encircle Dove Lake Circuit, home to a variety of native wildlife, including wombats, anteaters, and pademelons (small marsupials). The habitat includes unique native plants, such as the Tasmanian deciduous beach, tussock grasses, snow gums, and pencil pines. Formed by glaciation, this lake is now part of the protected Heritage Wilderness Area, which you can visit at the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. You can stroll around the lake on your own or join a long guided walk, such as the six-day Overland Track to the southern edge of this wilderness. Remember to bring waterproof clothes, as it rains almost 300 days a year in this area. Work out when and for how long to visit Dove Lake Circuit and other Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park attractions using our handy Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary maker.
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Unfortunately part of the track around dove Lake was closed, but a beautiful walk, an easy fairly level track suitable for most everyone.
Stunning location with many walking track options that have beautiful views. The wilderness is pristine and the air sweet and invigorating. We even saw wombats in the snow. Loved every moment. Wear pr... read more »
Beautiful one word to describe it . You can either drive your own car down or take a bus down from the tourist centre, once there you can select different walking routes, depending on age and level of... read more »
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