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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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[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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[8 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]
Tasmanian Devils – What’s that growling at night?

Cradle Mountain National Park has devils.  But not very many of them.  The spine-chilling screech you might be lucky to hear at night might not seem belong to this cute little Tassie icon, but it does.

Devils are little black … Read the rest

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[28 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain and Western Wilderness – Tasmania

Cradle Mountain National Park is part of Tasmania’s western wilderness. Yes, there is a lot to see in this spectacular area and in this video several of the beautiful areas and things to do are highlighted.

Check out Cradle Mountain, … Read the rest

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[27 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]
Cradle Mountain Currawongs – watch for the yellow eyes

A familiar sight in many areas of the Cradle Mountain National Park is the currawong. This Australian native bird  is often seen perched on accommodation verandahs or sitting in a tree waiting for a tasty morsel accidentally dropped by a … Read the rest

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[7 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Is that a cat?  No, it’s a quoll

If you are lucky, you will see quolls when you visit Cradle Mountain National Park.
Quolls are very cute little marsupials, and come in two varieties!

When you first spot a Spotted Tail quoll, you might think you are looking … Read the rest

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[2 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
Sneak a peek at a platypus at Cradle Mountain

With its strange rubbery duck bill and webbed feet, the platypus is an iconic Australian animal that can be seen in the fresh, clean, rivers, streams and alpine lakes of Tasmania’s Cradle Mountain National Park.

Platypus are monotremes, and manage … Read the rest

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[28 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Wombats @ Cradle Mountain

Seeing a wombat is high on the list of most visitors to Cradle Mountain National Park.
Somehow, these funny, furry little creatures have endeared themselves and everyone hopes to catch a glimpse of a solid, squat, bearlike body, covered in … Read the rest