Enjoy 5 hours of exploring Cradle Mountain with a variety of short and longer walking options. See beautiful Dove Lake, the local wombats and experience this breathtaking bush walking paradise.
What to Expect
Cradle Mountain National Park is an area of iconic scenery with a huge variety of walking trails to choose from in this stunning world heritage listed area. With around 5 hours to spend in the National Park the walking itinerary is flexible to suit you and the weather conditions on the day.
After departing Launceston, enjoy a short stop in Sheffield – The Town of Murals. Sheffield is a small and quirky village where the history of the Cradle Mountain region is depicted in artworks across the buildings throughout the town, this includes the opportunity to see the famous Eason’s Mural.
Continue into the mountains and arrive at Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake with around 5 hours of possible walking time before you. Choose from the gentle and iconic Dove Lake Circuit or climb to loftier peaks to view the vastness of the surrounding World Heritage Area from Marion’s Lookout. Enjoy lunch by a quiet stream, watch the famous and friendly Cradle wombats in their natural habitat, or enjoy the many photographic opportunities that abound. Your guides will carefully assist to ensure everyone has an opportunity to enjoy short, easy or longer walks that best suit them and the day ahead.
Cradle Mountain is the backdrop for a truly memorable and not to be missed Tasmanian experience.
On your return to Launceston, stop and sample some local tasty products at the award winning Ashgrove Cheese Factory.
Return to Launceston around 7:00 pm after a huge yet unforgettable Cradle Mountain day.
- National Parks Entrance Fees
- Professionally guided and interpreted walks
- CBD Hotel/Hostel pick-up and drop off
- Free tastings at Ashgrove Cheese