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[30 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
A visit to Cradle Mountain on a perfect day

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

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[7 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Cockle Creek, the edge of Australia

About two hours drive south of Hobart lies the very end of the road. The tiny remote settlement of Cockle Creek is the farthest south you can drive in Australia. You can look out to sea and know that it’s … Read the rest

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[25 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Climb Mount Ossa – Tasmania’s highest

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

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[14 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain Day or Overnight walks –  Scott Kilvert Hut

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

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[18 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Take your caravan to Cradle Mountain – budget camping at Cosy Cabins

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

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[12 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain Camping

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!