Cradle Mountain, Tasmania

Cradle Mountain is an incredible wilderness region located in Mountain-lake St Claire National Park, just 1.5 hours drive from Devonport. Ancient pine forests and glacial lakes await in this natural paradise. Camp, hike, or stay in a luxury lodge to experience the full extent of the park’s beauty. There are many trails from leisurely lakeside strolls, to multi-day hikes to explore, or grab a canoe and get out on the lake.

What to see and do:

Cradle Mountain Lodge

This remote hideaway offers a luxurious mountain escape, far from the worries of the world. The idyllic cabin setting neighboring the lake exudes relaxation, with spa facilities and rustic, inviting cabins. From the lodge, guests can enjoy a number of outdoor activities such as hiking and canoeing. Spot wombats, wallabies or maybe even a Tassie devil!

The Overland Track

Australia’s premier Alpine walk and a challenging favourite, this track runs atop cradle mountain for 65km’s. The six day hike is not for the faint hearted, with hikers tasked with carrying all equipment, supplies and food with them for the length of the journey. Those up to the challenge experience breathtaking views, immersing themselves in the scenic and serene wilderness of the park.

Devils @ Cradle

Visit the famous Tasmanian devils and join the wildlife carers to see feeing time. In summer you also can book an exclusive dining experience called ‘Dine with the Devils’.

Where to Stay:

Cradle Mountain Lodge

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  • Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Tasmania

    Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Tasmania

Image credit to: Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, Tourism Tasmania, Emilie Ristevski, Jason Charles Hill, Kelly Slater, Paul Flemming.