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A stunning lake

Lake St Clair which is Australia's deepest lake is also one of the most beautiful I've seen. Surrounded by snow capped mountains in the winter, and on a calm day platypus can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Lake St Clair which is Australia's deepest lake is also one of the most beautiful I've seen. Surrounded by snow capped mountains in the winter, and on a calm day platypus can be seen, with varied walks around and near the lake, and being known as the end point to the Overland Trek. It's a must see.

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Norah, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We spent 5 days here. What a beautiful place to visit. We climbed Mt Rufus which was the best mountain to climb for spectacular views. We left at lunch time and returned after dark which was a challenge. Allow plenty of time, go early, take your lunch and water. It's worth the effort. We also walked and climbed almost to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The centre is well run & informative. They manage crowds well & the shuttle bus is a great way to not have to worry about driving, although be aware you can drive if you are able to get through the boom gates.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Lake St Claire is picturesque, backdrop of snow capped mountains,mirror still lake, eerie fog, a photographers paradise.

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queensland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lovely walk around the lake, take the boat to the end and then walk home. Takes about 4 hours, not hilly but really interesting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We did 1.5 hour with total 3 route as info desk recommended but at the end we spent more than 2 hours. The reason is the view was so beautiful so we have to slow down and even stop to enjoy the peaceful beside lake. It's very easy to walk and really recommend! Food is expensive here, the very basic... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We did several walks around the lake during our time there. Such rugged beauty, and so many different walking options. A highlight for us was picking our way around the shore of the lake instead of sticking to the paths to the forest. My husband has a mobility impairment and found the walks to be well suited for his abilities... More 

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Kent Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Whether you like a good, solid hike or just a leisurely meander, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair has walks to suit every fitness level and all have beautiful scenery & plenty of wildlife to enjoy. A definite must-see in Tasmania.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We took the trails that lead around part of the lake and had a great walk. It is such a pretty setting. You go along a stream and they some bay areas. They say you sometimes see platypuses but we didn't get lucky.

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Burnie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

we drove from Burnie through to Hobart via the West Coast.what a trip,great.lived in Tassie all our lives & never done that before.called into Lake St Clair & had a look at the lake .magic place.also called into The Wall at Derwent Bridge.that is a timber museum.absolutely beautiful craftmanship.very good trip.

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