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
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
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
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
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
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
The mountain is composed of dolerite … Read the rest
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