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Address: Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park | Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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Description: Is the picturesque lake that has Cradle Mountain in the back ground, part...
Is the picturesque lake that has Cradle Mountain in the back ground, part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area in Tasmania.
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Exceptional natural beauty

One of the most beautiful places I've seen. The road to get there is very narrow, but there are regular free buses from the visitors centre, which is a better option than driving... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

One of the most beautiful places I've seen. The road to get there is very narrow, but there are regular free buses from the visitors centre, which is a better option than driving. The circuit is incredibly beatiful, with great views of the lake and Cradle Mountain. It takes 2-3 hours, including stopping for photos. The walk isn't too strenous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This was the walk via Crater Lake and then Wombat lake, which is a bit steep in places but well worth the effort. The waterfall is beautiful, Crater Lake is amazing and the views are stunning

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I walked the circuit by myself while the rest of the family did a crazy loop of their own. I walked clockwise, as the literature suggests. The beginning of the trail has a bit of up and down, nothing too dramatic. The trail continues as a boardwalk, which makes for a lovely walk! The views were stunning, with morning fog... More 

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Wycliffe well
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We walked a 6.3km route in 1hr 27min and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this walk which had so much variety and brilliant photo opportunities. The condition of the boardwalk sections are outstanding. The scenery on this walk is beautiful and difficult to describe or put into words. If there is only one thing you have time for in Cradle... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The scenery on this walk around the lake was awesome. Climbing mountains and plains off into the distance truly memorable. A medium grade walk allow 2 to 3 hours for comfort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A shuttle bus can take you right to the lake and return you safely to the information centre. The walk around the lake is fantastic it took us 2 hours. We had a fantastic clear day to explore and got some amazing photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Beautiful and relatively easy 2 hour walk around the lake. The whole walk and clearly marked and mostly boardwalk. We were encouraged to to the circuit anti-clockwise as the hardest bit is on the west side but most people walk it clockwise so we ended up having to pass a lot of people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

we walked exactly 8 hours up to the Cradle mountain Summit going up on the rocks was a challenge even with good hiking shoes on. Absolutely loved the views but if you are thinking bout doing it go for it it's worth it once in a lifetime opportunity just be prepared for the hard yard

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is a fantastic walk from beginner to seasoned walker. This easy well laid paths are made the walk easier for children to take part in getting to know nature and our natural flora and fauna.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We went for the 6km walk around the lake. Great places to stop and view and the boardwalk is pretty good. A couple of places need some repair. There are several uphill and obviously then downhill bits so it is a bit more than just a gentle stroll. It is a lovely walk, took us about 2.5 hours with plenty... More 

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