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Lake St Clair and Cradle Mountain are two iconic elements of this Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The scenery is awe-inspiring, as eucalyptus forests give way to mountain scenery reminiscent of Scotland’s finest.


Whether taking a gentle walk around the enchanting Dove Lake, a summit walk to Cradle Mountain peak or even indulging in the six- to eight-day ‘Overland Track’ from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair, you are highly likely to encounter wallabies, wombats and possums at close quarters.


Dove Lake hikeAs well as the walking, you can visit the Waldheim Hut, home to pioneer conservationist Gustav Weindorfer, and the Wilderness Photography Gallery, experience bountiful fly-fishing and horse riding, and even see the wilderness from the air, on a spectacular flight across lakes and peaks from Cradle Valley.

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Suggested itinerary featuring Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

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    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Cradle Mountain Lodge, Cradle Mountain

      Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

      First Class

      Located on the edge of the spectacular Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park, this wilderness lodge offers an element of luxury in this untouched landscape.