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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  • This tranquil setting did not disappoint! Easily accessible for all fitness levels, the scenery is stunning & the air fresh & invigorating.  more »
  • A lot of walks to chose from and a lot of nature to see. The usual marsupials - plenty of wombats and wallabies; lots of birds; wide variety of plants from forest to various forms of heath/moorland; a...  more »
  • Loved this spot to walk in the wilderness - beautiful high country with lakes and mountains. Driving is great, road well maintained, and short or long walks available  more »
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  • A popular place with tourists, especially with the new visitor center, however there are so many other nicer and less trafficked areas of Tasmania.
  • Beautiful views of the lake just a couple hundred meters from the car park.
  • Wonderful walk with a various number of paths to choose from beginners to expert
  • Deepest beautiful lake.
  • Nice natural views with good hiking tracks
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