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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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[12 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Island Menu – Tasmanian Food and Photography

Island Menu is a Tasmanian based blog featuring recipes cooked, written and photographed by Samuel Shelley and myself (Catherine Miller). We are not trained chefs, far from it, but we both love cooking and taking photo’s. Bringing the two together … Read the rest

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[24 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Put Cradle Mountain on your computer screen, free!

Beautiful Cradle Mountain, majestic, awe inspiring, rugged and wild.

From  craggy peaks to still mountain tarns, visitors to Cradle often fall in love with this magnificent area.

There are thousands of photographs taken each week at Cradle. Everyone has a … Read the rest

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[5 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery

It’s a funny thing when you visit an area frequently. You become blind to road signs and advertising hoardings. You are on task and just want to get to your destination.  In other words,  you miss things that might just … Read the rest

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[11 May 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
5 important tips when looking for Pademelons

When is a pademelon not a pademelon? When it’s a rufous wallaby, of course!

Actually, pademelon is the aboriginal name for the rufous wallaby. If you want to get truly technical, the Latin name is Thylogale billardierrii. Try saying that … 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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[22 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Spiny balls of fluff – Echidnas at Cradle Mountain

Do you know what those spiky little fur balls you see snuffling about at Cradle Mountain National Park might be?

They are echidnas – but not your common garden variety, because the echidnas at Cradle Mountain are different from their … 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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[20 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain water, river, stream – beautiful and cool


Pristine rapidly flowing water is a feature for many visitors to the Cradle Mountain National Park. Beautiful streams and river abound as water is everywhere. From still creeks that meander through ancient rain forests to fast flowing rapids and waterfalls, … Read the rest