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Address: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
Activities: Fishing
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Incredible views, wonderful wilderness scenery

Lake St Clair offers a huge variety of walks, camping, lodge accommodation and water activities. We walked the full circuit to Shadow Lake --- the variety of vegetation, from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Lake St Clair offers a huge variety of walks, camping, lodge accommodation and water activities. We walked the full circuit to Shadow Lake --- the variety of vegetation, from rainforest to alpine species was amazing. The thing we did not like is that there are no kilometre signs --- everything is determined by time. At times we thought we were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

While doing one of the Cradle mountain circuits, we decided to take the route passing Lake St claire, the spot is serene for a stop over/ picnic spot. Cradle mountain and its circuits are a must visit in Tas

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Hastings, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

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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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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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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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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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