Boat Shed at Dove Lake at Cradle Mountain Hotel
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Things to do at Cradle Mountain

We invite you to explore this spectacular alpine wilderness at any time of year– as all four seasons deliver new and exciting experiences for intrepid explorers. Let us help you explore the top attractions, hikes, walks and things to do in Cradle Mountain.

Cradle Mountain Hotel is a convenient base to explore the local attractions, including Dove Lake, Cradle Mountain–Lake St Clair National Park and the start of the famous Overland Track – all within a stone’s throw of the hotel.

With the extensive network of Cradle Mountain walks – from gentle paths to hiking trails – you can get out and explore, meet some local wildlife and enjoy the natural beauty of this amazing part of the world.

There are also plenty of organised activities that can get you out and exploring the area. We can arrange night-time animal excursions, helicopter rides, canyoning and much more.

Dove lake surrounded by mountains near Cradle Mountain Hotel

Hotel Activities

We make it easy to discover the local Tasmanian wilderness. If you want to get out and about, you can explore the area at your own pace, or join a guided tour.

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Couple watching at Dove Lake at Cradle Mountain Hotel

Cradle Mountain

This amazing part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area is made up of 161,000 hectares of spectacular wild beauty.

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Man by a canyon in Cradle mountains near Cradle Mountain hotel

Local Attractions

Whether you are feeling bold and adventurous and want to experience hiking Cradle Mountain, or simply want to slowly take in the attractions of the local wildlife, we can help.

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Entrance of the Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery

Wilderness Gallery

The Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery is bursting with original sculptures, drawings, paintings and large installations throughout many of the rooms since it’s recent transformation. 

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360 Virtual Tour

Dining table set-up in a restaurant at Cradle Mountain Hotel

Virtual tour of our accommodation options and Altitude Restuarant + Lounge Bar.

Entrance of the Cradle Mountain Hotel promisers with hotel sign

Explore the Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery.

Aerial view of the Cradle Mountain Hotel surrounded by trees

Marvel at our property and stunning surrounds from above.