Dove Lake Circuit, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National 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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  • We did the Dove Lake walk , stopped for a lunch at the halfway mark , small tables on the side of lake . We took a light lunch . Lake and walk where superb . With lunch took us around 2 hours 45 mins  more »
  • This is the iconic walk in the park and is about a 2 hour circuit. We had amazing weather for winter. We walked down from the ranger station to Ronny Creek, then past Lake Lilla and did the lake...  more »

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