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Lake St. Clair

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Fishing
Traveler Description: Lake St Clair is at the southern edge of the Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park, which is part of Tasmania's World Heritage Wilderness... more »
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Kiama, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Lake St Clair was certainly something we wanted to see. Boy we were not disappointed. The air is so clean, the walks are fantastic, covering all levels from beginners to experienced. You need to rug up, but the experience is certainly breath taking. Make sure your Permits are all up to date, the National Parks are quite ruthless.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

What an amazing experience. 4 seasons in an hour and from a gorgeous starting view as we commenced our treck, through enchanting forests, rain, snow and water falls all on a well maintained path. 1 day is not enough for us although a memorable experience which we will undoubtedly repeat!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Apparently it took 2 million years to carve out this perfection, believable, it is a simply stunning corner of the world. Lake St Clair is the endpoint for the infamous Overland Track, and while our overnight trek wasn't quite that ambitious, it was solidly amazing, rug up properly in winter.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The promise of unspoiled grandeur is a lure that does it for me every time. The challenge of walking 80 km on the Overland Track which threads its way across plateaux and through valleys from Cradle Mountain south to lake St Clair,had the necessary hook for my femme and i. Let me at the onset inform you, that beside its... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Unlike other reviewers we were unimpressed with the camping ground at Lake St Clair. We visited recently in our own small campervan. Even the booking staff were embarrassed by what was on offer, They insisted we go and have a look before paying for a site. The unpowered sites were 'basic', they said. They were not wrong. This private resort... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A beautiful pristine national park. Finished the 6 day Overland here and it was gorgeous. Do the whole Trek if you can.

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We wanted to take the boat to echo point and walk back. A walk that we have done before and enjoyed. We missed the boat which was fortunate because it is a bit expensive. So we took the walk to Shadow Lake, which we really enjoyed and is probably the better option. This walk takes you into forest that is... More

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Yamba, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This is a wonderful place to stop when driving from Strahan to Hobart and gives you the opportunity to stretch your legs. We did an easy one hour walk and had a quick bite to eat in the Café. I would like to go back, stay the night and do some more walks. This is a truly magical place and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Brilliant - great location, beautiful resort property right on its shore. Amazing wildlife and really friendly staff at the restaurant / cafe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

A great walk to do, it doea take a few hours though it's not difficult. Tracks are quite clearly marked and there is a lot of uphill walking. Get there at the start of the day, if you get there too late there's no point. Recommend taking some food and water. Well worth it just for the wombats and echidnas!... More

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