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Dove Lake Circuit

Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park | Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6289 1172
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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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  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great walk” (145 reviews)
“dove lake” (394 reviews)
“easy walk” (88 reviews)
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park | Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6289 1172
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"great walk"
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"dove lake"
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"easy walk"
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"cradle mountain"
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"car park"
in 142 reviews
"shuttle bus"
in 129 reviews
"ballroom forest"
in 40 reviews
"hour walk"
in 67 reviews
"glacier rock"
in 52 reviews
"two hours"
in 39 reviews
"board walk"
in 32 reviews
"boat shed"
in 32 reviews
"take your time"
in 37 reviews
"clockwise direction"
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"walking shoes"
in 24 reviews
"photo opportunities"
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"short walk"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The moment you step out from the bus at the car park , the view in front of you will tell you that this is going to be a scenic and enjoyable walk. Its about 2 hours walk but along the way you will be...More

Thank BTLim
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the full circuit in about 2 hours. Only stopped a few times to catch our breath and for photos. Some steep sections and also uneven ground in parts. Stunning views. A must do !!!

Thank Kerrie R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do this walk its worth it … our timing was perfect for sunshine and cold walk. Snow on the top … great walk !

Thank Dayne G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't be fooled. This walk is moderate, especially if you attempt it in June with the rain, mist and wind. Best weather to do it in, especially with the mountain overshadowing you. Take 3 hours to do it in as there's amazing photo opportunities and...More

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

DROP DEAD GORGEOUS. Highly recommended to take the loop trek around the lake before sunset, catch sunset with the mountains in the backdrop and pack dinner! Its a breathtaking experience to lie down by the lake and watch the Milky Way above. Got pretty cold...More

Thank Zenia L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing scenery and a wonderful walk. I have seen advertising photo's for years and finally made it here. My photo's don't do it justice you must see it for yourself.

Thank Philip B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Cradle Mountain at the end of May. There were hardly any tourist around at that time. The weather didn't help as it was 0 degrees snow sleet and hail during the day however the location is beautiful. Go to the Dove Lake...More

Thank Jimsz65
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful outlook with lots of walks for all fitness levels from 10mins to 3 hours plus. Shuttle bus will take you or you can drive if parking available. You have a better chance later in the morning or after lunch after people have done their...More

Thank Kim F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a nice circuit if you only have time for 1 circuit. Takes about 2-3 hrs (we completed the circuit in about 2.5 hrs). This cicuit will allow you to see plenty around the dove lake, closer view of Cradle peak, as well as boat...More

Thank TimOey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful walk with small kids in packs. Carried them around the lake in 1.40 with enough stops to take photos on a glorious afternoon. Note - Don’t take the track up to Marion’s lookout. It’s a long way and very steep

Thank Clive C
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Tabasco_chill
November 21, 2017|
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Response from peter s | Reviewed this property |
The early part of the walk is relatively easy and would present no problems, however the middle and homeward sections do have some steep sections and a number of stairs. I would not feel comfortable or recommend attempting... More
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Karyn R
January 1, 2017|
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Response from Jenny B | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would advise getting a National Parks Pass usually valid for 2 months thus giving you entry and free shuttle bus!
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lwhing
October 27, 2016|
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Response from Kathleen D | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I'm sorry I have only just seen your questions. I'm not the person to ask, but we stayed two nights in the Highlander Chalets and did several quick walks in one day in the one National Park.
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