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Day Tours to Cradle Mountain Tasmania

30 September 2011 No Comment

Cradle Mountain Tour - Enchanted Walk - TasmaniaIf you have limited time in Tasmania sometimes the best way to visit the iconic Cradle Mountain National Park is via a day tour.

We love the magical splendour that is Cradle Mountain and want you to get the chance to discover  the natural beauty of this World Heritage listed National Park.

On this Cradle Mountain day tour from Launceston you will see:

  • Amazing waterfalls and rivers
  • Ancient rainforest,
  • Rugged glacial lakes
  • King Billy pine forests, thousands of years old.
  • Travel through historic towns
  • Journey past Australian Blue Gum and pine plantations.

A highlight on your tour to Cradle Mountain is visiting  Sheffield to view the stunning town murals.  This is a great country town and there are fascinating hand painted murals to enjoy.

Arriving at the Cradle Mountain National Park and browse the  visitor centre before choosing from the spectacular walks, such as the Enchanted Forest to see the pencil pines, lush forest and a beautiful waterfall and Dove Lake, with spectacular views of Cradle Mountain.

There is a great chance to see our famous native wild life such as wombats, echidna,  potaroos and wallabies and maybe a platypus!

A special highlight is visiting  the Waldheim Chalet, the forest home of Austrian born pioneer, Gustav Weindorfer.  On return the tour stops at Ashgrove Cheese Farm to sample some of Tassie’s finest cheeses.

The fare includes your National Park entrance fee.

Tours are accredited with the Tourism Council of Tasmania and all transport is in modern air-conditioned coaches, seat belt equipped for your safety and comfort.

Image: Ozjimbob via Flickr

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