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

Must see · World heritage site · Water Body · Nature / Park
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. Plan trip to Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Take your time and soak up the views and the wildlife. As an older couple the walk is very doable.Some areas of upgrade on the track at present however little impact on our experience. We took...  more »
  • I loved this walk, track is well set out and is reasonably easy. The scenery is beautiful and the trees, ferns are close to the track in sections. Could see a large waterfall on the other side of...  more »
  • This is an easy walk, that should be enjoyed with stops on the circuit to enjoy the scenery, wildlife and serenity. We experienced different views of the mountain with the changing weather...  more »

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