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Cradle Mountain Lodge

Cradle Mountain, Australia

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Cradle Mountain Lodge

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Very good accommodation. Good for sightseeing with access to public transportation.

Cradle Mountain Lodge is an iconic, unique wilderness experience and is the closest you can be to the entrance of Tasmania's spectacular World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Just 2 hours drive from Launceston and 1.25 hours from Devonport, this superb escape showcases the best Cradle Mountain has to offer, with warm hospitality, sensational local food and wine, breathtaking scenery and magnificent wilderness surrounds. The Lodge itself is warm and inviting with open fires, comfy chairs and cosy spots, perfect for enjoying the postcard views or just relaxing.

Set discreetly within this wilderness setting, Cradle Mountain Lodge offers 4 different types of private timber cabins, from the contemporary Pencil Pine Cabins, to the luxurious King Billy Suites. Each provides every comfort you could need.

Around the Lodge, there are more than 20 walking trails to suit every fitness level. Discover animal and plant varieties found nowhere else on earth. You can trek mountains, take to trails on horseback, mountain bike or learn to fly-fish - just some of the many activities on offer. And when it's time to relax, guests can indulge in a therapeutic massage or sauna at the Waldheim Alpine Spa - the perfect place to soak away tension and time.
Hotel Address:
  • Cradle Mountain Lodge
  • 4038 Cradle Mountain Road
  • Cradle Mountain, Tasmania 7306
  • Australia

Location Summary
Cradle Mountain Lodge is set on the northern edge of the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain/Lake St. Clair National Park in north western Tasmania.

The Lodge is located 81 kilometres from Devonport (1.25 hours drive), 110km from Burnie (1.5 hours drive), 142 kilometres from Launceston (2.5 hours drive) and 375 kilometres from Hobart (4.5 hours drive).

Directions to Hotel
Air Connections: Regular flights are available from all Australian capital cities to Launceston with Jetstar or Virgin Blue, to Devonport with Qantaslink and to Hobart with Qantas or Virgin Blue.

Self Drive: Car rental is available through all major car rental companies in airport or city locations from Launceston (drive time is approx. 2.5 hours), Burnie (approx. 1.5 hours), Devonport (approx. 1 hour and 15 min.) and Hobart (approx 4.5 hours drive). Driving directions are available on the Getting There fact sheet below.
Banquets & Meetings
3 meeting rooms.
Fine Dining On Site
Recognised as one of Tasmania's premier dining experiences, featuring the very best of Tasmanian foods and wines. The Highland Restaurant is where you will enjoy the mountain buffet breakfast, morning tea and dinner (bookings are necessary for dinner).
High Speed Internet
Internet Kiosk.
Spa Facility
The Waldheim Alpine Spa at Cradle Mountain Lodge reflects the natural purity and pristine beauty of the Tasmanian wilderness. Combining nature's intelligence and power of touch, our spa and massage therapies mirror the balanced beauty of Cradle Mountain. Your spa experience will be enhanced by the towering presence of the King Billy pines as you watch fresh mountain streams run through the Tasmanian wilderness.
Biking, Mountain
Mountain Biking (Hire available).
Dove Lake Canoeing (summer only).
Ecological Tourism
Native Animal Night Viewing Tour.
Fishing Fly
Fly Fishing Tour available in-season.
Over 20 different self guided walking tracks around Cradle Mountain & Dove Lake, ranging from 20 minutes to 9 hours.
Lodge Store - souvenirs, snacks, clothing, film and limited personal items. Hire of day packs, gumboots and baby backpacks are also available.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - High Speed Internet
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Mountain
    - Boating
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Fly
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Shopping