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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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[1 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Five things to do in Hobart when it’s raining

You’ll quickly discover that a little bit of rain does not deter Tasmanians, and it shouldn’t put a stop to your fun either. Outdoor attractions like the Salamanca Market will still be open and buzzing if it’s drizzly.

Rain might … Read the rest

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[30 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Tasmania’s boating surprise

Tasmania is world famous for wood. The most famous of all is the venerable Huon Pine.

It is in short supply these days with the location of living trees a closely guarded secret and stockpiles of old wood worth a … Read the rest

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[21 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Car rental in Tasmania – the best deal?

On a recent short break in Tasmania we needed to hire a car to travel from Hobart to Freycinet Lodge, on to Cradle Mountain Chateau and then to Launceston airport.

We discovered Redspot car rentals  a few years ago and … Read the rest

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[21 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Magnificent Cradle Country – Winter, Snow and family fun

Cradle Mountain in winter. Snow covered, occasional blue sky days  and a fantastic time to explore the National Park.  The scenery alone is a compelling reason to visit.

But what if you have free time in Tasmania due to an … Read the rest

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[5 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Think Tasmania – Plan your Tassie adventure

Looking for information about Tasmania?  We’ve found a great new website with interesting content and some fabulous images dedicated to Australia’s island state…

Tania and the team over at Think Tasmania are doing a sterling  job promoting all things Tasmanian. … Read the rest

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[13 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Wedge Tailed Eagle – rare species at Cradle Mountain Tasmania

In the wild of Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park is a rare bird species.

With only 130 breeding pairs across the whole of Tasmania, the Wedge Tailed Eagle is endangered. Endangered by loss of habitat, collisions and … 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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[1 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Why visit Cradle Mountain Tasmania?

Welcome to the best of Cradle Mountain Tasmania. What a destination! What an adventure!
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[7 Dec 2010 | No Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village – Cabin accommodation with wildlife!

Choosing accommodation at Cradle Mountain is great fun because it means your are going on holidays!

Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village is set in secluded bush right in the in Cradle Mountain Valley on the edge of the World Heritage listed … Read the rest