Located on the edge of the UNESCO Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Cradle Mountain Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore this remarkable part of Tasmania.

There are so many local activities available and we love helping our guests create memorable experiences. Take a look through our suggestions and if you'd like us to book some activities or make recommendations, please give us a call on +61 3 6492 1404 or email We look forward to seeing you soon!

Man by a canyon in Cradle mountains near Cradle Mountain hotel

Cradle Mountain Canyons

Specialising in multiple half and full day canyoning tour options, this is arguably the most adventurous way to experience the National Park. Suitable for children and adults and it's a whole lot of fun!

Departs: Daily (seasonal) with multiple departure times

Price: Adults from $125


Horse riding along the trails at Cradle Mountain Hotel

Cradle Country Adventures

Offering guided horse riding tours from Cradle Mountain through the Speeler Plain region, showcasing brilliant views of the alpine wilderness. Pickup available from Cradle Mountain Hotel.

Departs: Daily with flexible departure times during summer holidays

Price: Adults from $159 per person 


Common wombat in the Sanctuary near Cradle Mountain Hotel

Night spotting in the park, after dark

Cradle Mountain's wildlife comes alive after dark and the best way to see our furry friends is on a night spotlighting tour. The tour collects you from Cradle Mountain Hotel and takes you into the national park. A daily 'Park Explorer Tour' is also offered by the same provider, giving you a daytime park experience.

Departs: Nightly (times vary) with pickup from Cradle Mountain Hotel

Price: Children $29 per person / Adults $49 per person


Lake with the Cradle Mountain near Cradle Mountain Hotel

Cradle Mountain Helicopters

Take to the skies to experience a spectacular aerial view of one of Australia's most famous wilderness icons. Departing from the National Park Visitor Centre, Cradle Mountain Helicopters will provide you with a tour to remember.

Departs: Daily on demand

Price: Flights from $360 (maximum capacity 4 guests)


Couple in bathtub enjoying the view at Cradle Mountain Hotel

The Retreat - Spa and Massage Therapy

Unwind at The Retreat after a day of exploring Cradle Mountain and experience the ultimate relaxation in the wilderness. Bookings are required for massage treatments.

Price: From $145 for a 1-hour massage. Must be pre-booked.


Closeup of a Tasmanian Devil near Cradle Mountain Hotel

After Dark Feeding Tour

See the amazing Tasmanian devils in action on a feeding tour at night at Devils@Cradle. Devils are active at night and you're more likely to see their true character at this time of day. Excellent interpretation is provided on these tours.

Available: Daily on request

Price: From $37.50 for adults

Please note that all pricing and timing is subject to change without notice.



Ship travelling in the Dove lake near Cradle Mountain Hotel

Going West?

Gordon River Cruises

Departing from Strahan, the world-renowned Gordon River Cruise is not to be missed. Spirit of the Wild is the first cruise vessel on the water each day, giving you the best possible chance of seeing the magical reflections. Bookings can be made at reception.

Departs: Daily at 08:30am

Price: Adults from $140 per person