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Address: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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On way to Cradle Mountain

This on way to the top of Cradle Mountain. Very beautiful..wasnt too far from the car park so suitable for people who want to go for a short walk..

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Amol A
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Bunbury, Australia
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Bunbury, Australia
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This on way to the top of Cradle Mountain. Very beautiful..wasnt too far from the car park so suitable for people who want to go for a short walk..

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 2 days in the national park. The first day we did the shadow lake walk. It's about 15km long, and took us nearly 6 hours.

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Thank Brit_M
Cooloola Cove, Australia
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for a lovely walk (short) and went to the hotel for lunch, the prices were just ridiculous and we walked out. Had lunch at the tourist information, better prices but limited options on what you could eat. Cradle Mountain is a must see for everyone.

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Thank robjens
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful area! the walks include a broad range of shorter, easy walks for a few hours only to full day bush-walks (7 hours). Maps are available at the tourist information. Great place!

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Thank Maniac0815
Victoria, Australia
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we did the circuit walk - opting to walk along the river/sand then walk up to re-join to the track to the suspension bridge where the rivers meet. Picnic lunch by the river was lovely. Our 2 ½ year old walked most of the way (the track itself would be pram friendly, but not the beach route) and loved the... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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44 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

enjoyed our time walking the many tracks available. suitable for all types of walkers experienced or not

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Melbourne, Australia
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful location at the end of the hiking trail - the overland track. It is a little remote. The scenery and lakes are very beautiful and unspoilt.

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Thank Linda S
Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the longest, short walk at St Clair, up to Platypus Bay which is a leisurely, relatively easy 5km/1.5 hour return walk. As nature lovers, we enjoyed the varied vegetation/fauna & flora within the National Park. Platypus bay gives you panoramic views of beautiful Lake St Clair. A very enjoyable experience. You can use a 24 hour park permit... More 

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Thank Ru E
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Shadow Lake circuit. It says it takes 4-5 hours - it's definitely at least 5 hours, i think you'd have to be super fit to do it in 4 hours. It was raining and cold, and we even had some hail, but it was amazing and well worth it. It's like off a movie scene, and the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had a bit more than a half day available, and spent it doing the Shadow Lake Circuit, with the short extension out to the Forgotten Lake. Stunning forest and lake scenes along the way. Spotted Bennett's Wallabies, lots of currawongs and small finches, and a startled tiger snake.

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