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All reviews shuttle bus cradle mountain cafe food buy park tickets the sweet potato chips available for purchase attached cafe counter staff national park knowledgeable staff dove lake for sale info desk a small gift shop great advice shuttle service starting point
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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