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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Another wow moment to take in the landscape and many photos. A must see also but all of this place is breathtaking.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank naomim879
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are a good range of walks you can do from easy to difficult and for different time frames. The visitor centre is informative and staff are very helpful.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having finished the Overland Track Walk we had a day to spare at Cynthia Bay. So we did a walk around Mt Rufus track and Shadow Lake - about 14km. Beautiful country with pristine flora and fauna. The walk had some steep parts but quite...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 372billg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great park with limited facilities. Take everything with you. Lots to do and explore. We spent a whole day in the park. Would recommend a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TarynJana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good area to walk in. An Aboriginal heritage trail and various walks by the lake or up hills. Great.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning Lake and view. Please take the time to do the walk around the Lake. It is one of the most beautiful spots in Australia. Wonderful place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shaunwestcott
Reviewed 9 January 2019

We took the nature walk from the visitor's centre. Then we continued on to the Platypus Bay circuit. No platypus in sight in the middle of the day, but an echidna decided to make some noise as we went past.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Greg B
Reviewed 26 December 2018

We had the opportunity to get the Lake St. Clair really well. On the middle of the lake there is a lonely island. My wife and I walked all around the Lake St. Clair. In the hot temperature and later on amidst heavy rain. Still...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 24 December 2018

I was trying to think what type of weather would spoil this place. None is the answer. This huge expanse of water holds more water than Sydney harbour with 1/400th the pollution, so the clarity is fantastic. Lovely walks and an incredible cafe which is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WakeBoris
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Worth the drive from Launceston. Some gravel but not too bad. A bit cold and windy whilst we were there but that take away from the natural beauty of the place. Great drive and destination.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from tonypark50 | Reviewed this property |
It also has a commercial caravan park, leased by an external party. They will have designated areas as well.