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Address: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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Cradle Mountain National Park Day Tour from Launceston

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AMAZING AND BREATHTAKING

Lake St Clair is so beautiful. The walks are throughout the park are amazing and very well signed. Highly recommended for everybody wanting to see a little bit of heaven.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
CasC1268
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Castlemaine, Australia

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Castlemaine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake St Clair is so beautiful. The walks are throughout the park are amazing and very well signed. Highly recommended for everybody wanting to see a little bit of heaven.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at the National Park office were very helpful with walking ideas. We only did the shorter walks to Platapus Cove. very pretty in winter.

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Ballarat
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I completed the Dove Lake Circuit. This walk took approximately 2 and half hours and was truly beautiful. The view of the lake and cradle mountain were just fabulous.

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Thank Tiaramma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We decided to walk around the lake, even though thought there wouldn't be much of a change of scenery at the various parts.. definitely glad we walked it all! Was gorgeous.. at times like stepping into somewhere magical! Beautiful old trees hanging over the boardwalk, and the serenity of the lake on the other side. Definitely recommended for nature lovers!

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Newcastle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

It was misty rain during our stay but the walking gods shone on us for a short time and we enjoyed a beautiful walk around Platypus Bay and Larmairremener tabelti walk which also joined up with the watermeet trail. It was an short but spectacular walk and the misty moody day made the lake very magical indeed.

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Definitelydrop into the visitor Centre before doing anything at cradle, especially in winter. You can't beat local knowledge, the staff are really helpful and friendly.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Great views around the Lake. Very well maintained. If you are lucky enough, you'll get to spot platypus. We did the long 5h hike up the mountain and back. It was hard but we really felt we where lost in one of the Lord of the Rings movies in some places! We saw an echidna and a black snake. There's... More 

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Visitor Centre at Lake St Clair is well laid out and informative, with wonderful exhibits of animals and birds found in the area, as well as natural history. Beautifully stocked shop with friendly staff... the long wool socks were a great find for cold feet! A short walk, well sign posted to a crystal clear body of water, with surrounding... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

While staying at Pumphouse Point we decided to do some of the shorter walks from the visitors' centre: Watersmeet, which was particularly spectacular after the recent rains, Platypus Bay - we didn't see any, but the wreck was interesting, and the Aboriginal Cultural Walk, where one minute you are in a eucalyptus forest and the next in something far more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Heading east on the A10 from Queenstown (Tasmania), you will come across a small settlement called Derwent Bridge. This is where you turn off to Lake St Clair. Make sure you do take the time to do so. It is a great location. It is even better if you have time to stay there, at least for one night. Right... More 

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