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

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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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  • Very interesting trying to get here. Be aware that if driving, you cannot get past the Visitors Centre. Then you need to get your Park visa but the Centre is large and you will be walking a short...  more »
  • Great track with beautiful views. Very manageable. Shuttle bus drops off at the track. Mostly boardwalk  more »

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