Every October through March, my house has visitors who come to stay. We have dubbed them ‘The Twins’. They can often be found basking in the searing Tasmanian summer sun, and although they seem placid enough, I give them a … Read the rest
Wombats, Wallabies, and Tassie Devils are the obvious stars of our Cradle Mountain community and form the basis of more than one valuable business in our area. They are a drawcard for tourists, particularly families with inquisitive youngsters, and provide … Read the rest
While exploring Cradle Mountain National Park and Tasmania, you will encounter a range of bird life. One favourite for many visitors is the cheeky little Superb Fairy Wren.
It is a common held belief that a well plumed male is … Read the rest
When you stay at Cradle Mountain, one native creature you often encounter near your accommodation is the brushtail possum. Most hotels are set in native forest with paths that meander through the grounds. Keep a look out for these inquisitive … Read the rest
One of the delights of visiting Tasmania is spotting Australian native wildlife. Interesting creatures are everywhere with many opportunites to take great photographs.
Sadly, one of Tasmania’s most adorable creatures needs your help!
The Eastern Barred Bandicoot is doing its … Read the rest
If you are searching for a list of activities to enjoy while visiting Cradle Mountain Tasmania here are 15 different ideas to help you get the most out of your visit to the National Park.
Think wilderness and wildlife. Think … 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
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