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Address: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
Activities: Fishing
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Cradle Mountain National Park Day Tour from Launceston

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Short walks or long this is where you start.

We only had time for the short walks as we aren't your intrepid bush walkers. We enjoyed the ones close to Lake St Clair parks administration building with tracks through the bush... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Allen R
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Merimbula, Australia
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Merimbula, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We only had time for the short walks as we aren't your intrepid bush walkers. We enjoyed the ones close to Lake St Clair parks administration building with tracks through the bush and views across the lake. All easy on the body. The restaurant was handy and the Admin office the place to get passes for the national parks.

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Warrnambool, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Had to stop at this again, been 10 years since we were last here. Took our grown kids to see the scenic view!! WOW!! Highly recommend it! We brought our own lunch.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We only did a 2 hour walk in the rain but with good protection. Beautiful bush and rivers with views over the lake. sadly no platypus but it was too late. Good value. The cafe was slow.

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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We saw the signs for the lake on our drive from Hobart to Strahan. With 4 children stuck in a car on a long and winding road (did I just hear The Beatles singing?), we decided a stop was much needed. The education centre was great for both adults and kids - we all learnt a great deal about the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you're looking to unwind from the city, then we definately recommend coming out to this amazing place. The walks are very beautiful and can lead you to some isolated mountain lakes where you're the only person. It also has adjacent restaurant and accommodation (cabins), that are really warm and inviting. So definately worth a look and a great place... More 

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Purrmerend
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78 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

If you're travelling from Hobart to Strahan, this is a nice place to stop for lunch. Enjoy the views over the lake or take a hike around the lakeshore and look for birds or the platypus. Yes they have been spotted here.

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Melbourne
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69 reviews 69 reviews
49 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Most serene and peaceful place and stunningly beautiful..going back again as soon as possible . Stayed at highlander cottages and they were fantastic.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A beautiful , unspoilt part of Tasmania . We journeyed on the Lake as part of the completion of the Overland Track . The visitor centre is great for toilets , coffee and souvenirs

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Sydney, Australia
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Went for the 40 min walk to bridge. Strong flowing stream running through was very serene. Didn't have time for the extra 20 min walk to Platypus section. Although it seems to see them, you need to be at the right place right time. Enjoyed the walk. Plenty of other longer walks and the tracks we were on are well... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A lovely walk around the one too. The scenery is beyond belief so it takes time after stopping every so often to capture this on the camera for wonderful memories.

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