Cradle Mountain National Park

Cradle Mountain National Park - Bushwalking, Nature & WildlifeAwaken your senses to the magnificent splendour that is Cradle Mountain. Go deep into the Tasmanian forest and experience the solitary wilderness of waterfalls, glacial lakes, rainforest, wildlife and unsurpassed beauty of this World Heritage listed National Park. Discover many walks throughout the rainforest - catch your breath as you first glimpse the craggy outcrop of majestic Cradle Mountain towering above sparkling Dove Lake plateau.

Travel deep into the lush rainforest of Cradle Mountain National Park. Walk through the Enchanted Forest and around the spectacular scenery of Dove Lake and indulge on some of Australia's finest cheeses.

Awaken your senses to the magnificent splendour that is Cradle Mountain... Go deep into the Tasmanian forest and experience the solitary wilderness of waterfalls, glacial lakes, rainforest, wildlife and unsurpassed beauty of this World Heritage listed National Park. Discover many walks throughout the rainforest - catch your breath as you first glimpse the craggy outcrop of majestic Cradle Mountain towering above sparkling Dove Lake plateau.

Our tour starts as we travel south west from Launceston through green pastures, skirting the mountains of the Great Western Tiers towards Cradle Mountain National Park. We pass quaint and historical towns of Carrick, Hagley and Westbury and the scenic town of Deloraine renowned for their arts and crafts.

Stop at Sheffield - the town of murals. Here you can see the many intricate and life-like murals that adorn the town's buildings.

As we traverse through dense forest and mountainous terrain look out for wombats, potaroos and wallabies that inhabit Cradle Mountain National Park. Visit the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre for an insight and appreciation of the area. Perhaps take a short stroll along Enchanted Forest Walk viewing pencil pines, lush forest and a spectacular waterfall.

There is an opportunity to take a short stroll around Dove Lake as you take in views of the powerful and majestic Cradle Mountain (weather permitting). Maybe visit Waldheim Chalet (forest home) of Gustav Weindorfer.

On the return to Launceston, visit Ashgrove Cheese Farm for some famous Tasmanian cheese. Learn how cheese is made and sample the numerous variety of cheese made on the premises before heading back to Launceston.

Tour Includes

Hotel pickup and drop off
National park entrance fee
Fresh fruit and bottle of water on departure
Lunch
Approximately 2 hours of free time to do walks
45 minutes of coach touring around the park
Ashgrove Cheese Farm

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Launceston, Tasmania | More Launceston Tours

NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, the rates listed are for the 2020 - 2021 season. The 2020 - 2021 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2020 - 31st March 2021. The 2021 - 2022 season rates commence on the 1st April 2021.

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