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Cradle Mountain - Lake St ClairImmerse yourself in nature. Cradle Mountain-Lake Sinclair National Park is one of Australia's true wilderness treasures. With its famed craggy peaks and reflective Dove Lake, it's admired by trekkers from right across the world, including us.
Cradle Mountain is Tasmania's most recognisable landmark and one of Tasmania's most visited attractions. Located at the northern end of the Cradle Mountain Lake-St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain is part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area. The surrounding landscape of ancient rainforest and alpine lands with colourful beech makes for any number of beautiful walks. There's a visitor centre on the park boundary with an interpretive display, ranger station, park information, walker registration and up-to-date weather reports. There's no town at Cradle Mountain, however, there's a wide range of accommodation in the Cradle Valley area, from an excellent campground to a luxury wilderness lodge. There are many superb short walks from the visitor centre and the Dove Lake car park, 14 kilometres further on. A five-kilometre wooden boardwalk links the ranger station to Dove Lake, giving visitors an easy way to explore the park. A free shuttle bus takes visitors into the park and if you choose to walk part of the way the shuttle will pick you up at various points along the road.
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Cradle Mountain Helicopters
Cradle Mountain Helicopters offering scenic flights is based in Cradle Mountain in Tasmania's Central Highlands. Cradle Mountain helicopters can share with you the highly acclaimed features of the Cradle Mountain World Heritage area. From the comfort of the helicopter, you can enjoy unique and stunning views of Cradle Mountain, Dove Lake, Barn Bluff, Waterfall Valley, Crater Lake, along with Fury Gorge, Australia's deepest gorge. Enjoy with us these rare and natural treasures of Tasmania's landscape.
Stay at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge provides the closest accommodation to the spectacular Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Set in the wilderness are 86 private timber cabins, from contemporary Pencil Pine Cabins through to luxurious King Billy Suites. Each provides the modern comforts you would expect and some are appointed with spa baths. The King Billy Suites and Spa Suites have king-sized beds and can accommodate up to three guests utilizing an additional rollaway bed. There are also family cabins, some with spas and one with disability access, sleeping up to five people that can be booked directly at the Lodge. Around Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge there are more than 20 walking trails. Imagine wandering through towering forests with trees older than mankind. Indulge in a therapeutic massage or sauna, guests can visit the award-winning Waldheim Alpine Spa.
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