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[11 Apr 2011 | One Comment | ]
Wombat baby pouches – how weird are these?

Wombats with their babies are a special sight while visiting Cradle Mountain National Park.

There are many opportunities to see and photograph wombats in the wilderness. Access is often close to the edge of the National Park or even around … Read the rest

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[8 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain National Park – snow, stillness and spectacular scenery

Cradle Mountain is a special place any time of the year, but when the weather decides to turn cold and snow covers the area, it becomes more beautiful than ever.

Visitors to the National Park can be blessed with incredibly … Read the rest

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[6 Mar 2011 | One Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain Chateau – accommodation and hotel review

Cradle Mountain Chateau is 4 star accommodation at Cradle Mountain. This luxury hotel is often overlooked in place of Cradle Mountain Lodge, but the Chateau is a great alternate , often at a more reasonable cost.

With two dining alternatives, … Read the rest

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[4 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
King Billy Walk – Ancient Pines at Cradle Mountain

Imagine you are in another world, your face cooled by a light and airy mist in the middle of an ancient rainforest.

Your eyes are filled with the wonder of emerald green ferns and mosses, spiky myrtle, fragrant sassafras, and … Read the rest

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[15 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Cradle Mountain Lodge – luxury accommodation with a touch of heart

Cradle Mountain and Cradle Mountain Lodge has long been considered the pinnacle of Australian wilderness experiences.  Visitors come from all over the world to witness the spectacular scenery and ancient beauty of Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

You can … Read the rest

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[8 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]
Tasmanian Devils – What’s that growling at night?

Cradle Mountain National Park has devils.  But not very many of them.  The spine-chilling screech you might be lucky to hear at night might not seem belong to this cute little Tassie icon, but it does.

Devils are little black … Read the rest

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[27 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain Currawongs – watch for the yellow eyes

A familiar sight in many areas of the Cradle Mountain National Park is the currawong. This Australian native bird  is often seen perched on accommodation verandahs or sitting in a tree waiting for a tasty morsel accidentally dropped by a … Read the rest