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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  • The final 10km of the Overland Track ends at the Lake Saint Clair visitor centre. To do just this section take the ferry from near the visitor centre to Echo Point and walk back. Ferry tickets are ava...  more »
  • Lake St.Clair has some nice walking tracks in and around the lake. We did the Watersmeet and Platypus Bay walk and then took the Aboriginal track back to the information centre. It’s a little scenic i...  more »
  • Five stars.. brings you closer to nature. We spent afternoon b here. Lunch wa great. Staff was great. All around awesome.  more »

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