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[30 May 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Cradle Mountain walks – Marions Lookout via Wombat Pool

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

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[23 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Enchanted Walk – perfection at Cradle Mountain

The Enchanted Walk is a lovely 30 minute short walk that is perfect to get a taste of what Cradle Mountain National Park has to offer.

This enchanting and gentle little walk has everything!

It begins at the bridge near … 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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[29 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Climbing Cradle Mountain – wow, what views!

Climbing Cradle Mountain while visiting the National Park is a goal for many visitors to Tasmania. At 1,545 metres above sea level it is a challenging day walk for many visitors exploring the area.

The mountain is composed of dolerite … Read the rest

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[4 Nov 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Stroll around Dove Lake – Cradle Mountain NP at it’s best

Summer visitors to Cradle Mountain National Park can expect long, usually warm days that are just perfect to enjoy the many short day walks in this spectacular part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness area.

A particularly picturesque walk begins … Read the rest

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[28 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Wombats @ Cradle Mountain

Seeing a wombat is high on the list of most visitors to Cradle Mountain National Park.
Somehow, these funny, furry little creatures have endeared themselves and everyone hopes to catch a glimpse of a solid, squat, bearlike body, covered in … Read the rest