The Overland Track is Australia’s most iconic bushwalk. Whether you’re from the mainland of Australia, further afield or even lucky enough to live in Tasmania, walking this classic Tasmanian trek is a complete adventure experience every hiker should undertake.
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Tannin stained lakes and ponds the color of a cup of tea, alpine ranges and spectacular, wide open views on Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake are all part of one of the park’s best short walks – the hike to … Read the rest
At 1,617m altitude, Mount Ossa is Tasmania’s highest summit, set deep within the untamed wilderness of Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park. A couple of days’ walk from the nearest road, the peak can be considered remote. Yet … Read the rest
Wondering where to stay when you visit Cradle Mountain?
There is a fantastic range of affordable accommodation that will suit any budget located around the Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.
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If you are looking for an adventure within the Cradle Mountain National Park, then the Overland Track may be for you. This fantastic six day wilderness experience meanders for 65 km through some of Tasmania’s finest environments. It is an … Read the rest
Cradle Mountain has camping facilities for a totally wild outdoor holiday.
While camping is not allowed in the National Park, there is a very good private campground in a picturesque bush setting an easy two minute walk from the park entrance.
Cradle Mountain Tourist Park and Campground (formerly Cosy Cabins) has tent sites for $25 – $30, all tucked away in quiet bush alcoves. Camping near Cradle Mountain is a great budget friendly option, especially in the warmer months between November and March. Outside these months, be prepared for some chilly nights and possibly snow!