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A busy place with well informed staff who patiently answer all your questions. Loads of parking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dianna M
Adelaide, Australia
Busy, Variable Service. Good Shuttle Bus Service.

This was a very busy area. The Visitor Centre is adjacent a food area, 'get your last minute gear... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
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4057 Cradle Mountain Rd, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania 7306, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A busy place with well informed staff who patiently answer all your questions. Loads of parking with inside and outside toilets available. Lots of information available as well as last minute hiking needs. Plenty of souvenirs to buy. You can also fill your water bottle...More

Thank Dianna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The visitor centre is run by parks and wildlife Tasmania and provides all the information. You need for the walks around cradle mountain. The visitor centre opens at 8:30 but forget about the cafe as it doesn’t open til 10:00. So no early morning coffee...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If traveling to Cradle mountain and dont want to drive be their between 9am and 4pm and take the bus to the mountain. Very friendly staff too

Thank tcdistaust
Reviewed 20 August 2018

You can do several walks in a day if they are small however only 1-2 half day walks are recommended. Although you can take your car to Dove Lake, the recommended option is to pay for tickets and use the bus. The bus drivers are...More

Thank arv12345
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The staff here are the real treat for this out of the way visitor center. Ther were enough gift idea on display and the staff made it entertaining.

Thank russell688
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This was a very busy area. The Visitor Centre is adjacent a food area, 'get your last minute gear before you go to the park', a general parking area, the shuttle bus stop. We had considered driving into the Park however changed our minds when...More

Thank timbertoby
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Used the Centre twice while in the Cradle Mountain area. Thought it reflected Tasmania quite well. It wants to be modern and progressive but in the Tasmanian way where being laid-back is much more important. Quite a nice way.

Thank kenbpfell
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A nice and warm place with facilities available (the bathrooms are in a separate place and was a bit cold).There are a range of information booklets and souvenirs available. Importantly, there were a range of snow and trekking gears available at reasonable prices. The only...More

Thank Xa30
Reviewed 19 June 2018

One of the stop overs towards Cradle Mountain. This is the place for purchase of park tickets, and you can also grab a coffee and some small bites like fries and sweet potato fries (quite yummy)

1  Thank t0ngdee
Reviewed 29 May 2018

There is a very big parking area near this visitor center. Most people just park here and take the shuttle bus up to the lake and cradle mountain. Its free with the visitor's pass. There are cafes and stores here. The visitor center has all...More

Thank PaulSiow
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We stayed at Cradle Mountain Highlanders. Highly recommend.