It was great to be contacted by a recent visitor to the Park, Ian Smith. In this article he shares his story, and some magic images he captured, as he explored the Cradle Mountain National Park. You can check out … 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
At the back of Cradle Mountain is an iconic Tasmanian bushwalking hut.
Iconic because of it’s design and sad history.
Many huts in Tasmania have their history in trapping or mineral exploration. Scott Kilvert has a darker, sad history and … Read the rest
Cradle Mountain Tourist Park and Campground (formerly Cosy Cabins) has powered caravan sites tucked away in quiet and private bush alcoves. Cradle Mountain is a terrific base for a caravan holiday with many activites and day walks in the area. … 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!