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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
Phone Number: 61362891172
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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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Lovely Dove

The Dove Lake circuit was one of our first walks in our visit to Cradle Mountain. Rated a Level 2 walk, it was a fairly easy walk with about 60% boardwalk, some stairs and the... read more

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Yeppoon, Australia
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Dove Lake circuit was one of our first walks in our visit to Cradle Mountain. Rated a Level 2 walk, it was a fairly easy walk with about 60% boardwalk, some stairs and the rest compacted rocks. We passed some beautiful waterfalls and got many fabulous photographs. It was a good introduction to our trekking adventures in the national... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is simply a stunning walk from the moment you leave the carpark to your return. It took us 2.5 hours and my husband was on crutches. Believe me it is worth the effort. Every other walk will pale after Dove Lake Circuit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must do walk for any Australian and anyone visiting Tasmania. We had a truly amazing experience and thoroughly enjoyed what was a 2.5 hr walk. Word of warning be prepared as in the time it took us to complete the track we experienced rain, hail, snow and sun. You can go in the circuit either way, we... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The circuit is a 6 km track partly over boardwalk and partly bush track. According to the brochures it's a 1.5 to 2 hour walk but we took about 3.5 hours as we kept stopping to take photos of the amazing scenery and to explore the short side tracks leading down to the lake. There are a couple of hills... More 

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Central Coast, NSW
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An enjoyable, scenic walk that it a mix of board walk, track and steps. Walk clockwise as recommended to keep things flowing for all who are out enjoying the trail. The walk features a range of different flora and different perspectives on the surrounding scenery.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend catching the shuttle bus up. Next time we will walk all the way around. This takes approximately 1-2hrs and we didn't have long enough. The last shuttle bus back was 4.20pm.

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Loganholme, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like pristine wilderness, tranquil bubbling brooks, ethereal lakes, wombats, bennets wallabies, eco tourism history, wild pandani, enchanted forests and did someone mention picturesque mountains along with the perfect coffee or drink from the bar near the fire at Peppers when the walk is over this is the only choice. Take your camera, good hiking shoes for the rocks,... More 

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Bathurst, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous views, a relatively easy walk and a great family activity, Dove Lake is an iconic Tassie trek. It is 6 km long and takes between 2 and 3 hours. By far the better option is to walk clockwise as there is one large hill to negotiate and the ascent from the clockwise direction is mainly steps whereas the other... More 

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Thank Moo628
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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a wonderful place to visit. Pristine & picturesque, especially for camera enthusiasts. Worth the effort to climb onto Glacier Rock. Recommend for all.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived to the area late in afternoon so undertook this hike and made it around just on dark was an easy hike well maintained paths not suitable for prams wheelchairs etc cost $33 for a day pass to hike around the area scenery is fantastic when driving at night watch for the wildlife roaming around

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