one of Tasmania’s most iconic destinations
Cascading rivers and ancient rainforest provide the scenic backdrop
The Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair National Park belongs to the world-heritage listed Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area, and so is an untouched, pristine wilderness.
- Discover the unique terrain and pristine wilderness to be found at Cradle Mountains, via a multi-day trekking journey.
- Add to your experience by including an exceptional wilderness adventure with one of Australia’s best wildlife operators.
Casting its tremendous shadow over the landscape below, Cradle Mountain is a hiker’s paradise, and the unspoiled land provides hikers with an exquisite adventure.
With such diverse lands to be uncovered, multi-day trekking adventures allow travellers to best capture the beauty of the region. Cradle Mountain is the perfect place to visit for lovers of nature, and those seeking adventurous journeys.
Much like the rest of Australia, Tasmania receives four distinctive seasons of weather throughout the year.
Summer (December to February) is a great time to visit, with temperatures averaging from 16 – 18°C (61 – 64°F). Winter (June to August) is when the colder Tasmania weather really sets in and average temperatures drop to 6°C (43°F).
Spring (September to November) and Autumn (March to May) are beautiful times to visit, with the mild temperatures and vibrant landscapes creating a very scenic experience. Average temperatures during these seasons range between 8 – 15°C (46 – 59°F).