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

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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. Put Cradle Mountain and other Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park attractions into our Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park trip itinerary builder tool, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Upper body strength and balance is important, and so is good weather. If you have these things, you'll be OK. If you've managed Mt Amos (Freycinet), you'll cope with this, although it's tougher...  more »
  • A beautiful way to see Cradle Mountain and the surrounds. It’s a relatively easy walk, with a bit of up and down, although it was quite wet when we went so waterproof footwear is best. Weather...  more »

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