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[4 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
S is for Snake

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

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[17 Aug 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
“You’re never going to believe this, but…”

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

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[20 Jun 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Superb Fairy Wren – the male is a show off!

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

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[2 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Australia’s Magical Marsupial: the Brushtail Possum

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

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[23 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Eastern Barred Bandicoot

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

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[17 May 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Cradle Mountain Activities

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

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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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[27 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain Map

You can download a free Cradle Mountain map via this site as part of the Cradle Mountain Travel Guide

This specially designed map was created  for Cradle Mountain.net and shows you many of the highlights of the National Park.

Designed … 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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[23 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Enchanted Walk – perfection at Cradle Mountain

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