Cradle Mountain Lodge is a charming hideaway located in the Tasmanian wilderness next to the Cradle Mountain/Lake St. Clair National Park. Enjoy pristine nature, spectacular views, and a choice of outdoor activities.
There are 20 different guided walking tracks around the lakes, ranging from easy to difficult. Activities at the lodge include a ropes course and a native animal slide presentation. In summer, guest can enjoy canoeing, mountain biking and fly fishing, while winter vacation activities include tobogganing and a snow shuttle. You can also sign up for a Tasmanian wine and cheese tasting tour.
Waldheim Alpine Spa offers relaxing spa treatments, perfect after a day of outdoor activities on your wilderness vacation. Arrive early to enjoy the beautiful Sanctuary at the spa.
Rooms & Suites
Cradle Mountain Lodge offers 88 guest cabins, ranging from Pencil Pine Cabins to luxurious Spa Suites.
If you are planning a romantic getaway, book a King Billy Suite which has an oversized bathroom with a two person spa and a large deck with a private hot tub.
Where to Eat
Highland Restaurant at the resort serves a selection of Tasmanian foods and wines. In the morning, enjoy a mountain buffet breakfast which is included in the daily rate. Tavern Bar & Bistro serves casual meals in a rustic atmosphere.
VacationIdea.com Vacation Tip
Remember to pack your binoculars which will make it easier to spot birds and other wildlife.
Best Time to Go
Book between December and February (Tasmanian Summer) for a wider choice of activities and average high temperatures in the 60s degrees Fahrenheit.
How to Get to the Cradle Mountain Lodge Resort
Regular flights are available from Australian capital cities to Launceston with Qantas, to Devonport with Qantaslink or Hobart with Qantas. Car rental is available through all major car rental companies in airport or city locations from Launceston (2 hours away), Burnie (1 hour and 10 minutes) and Devonport (1 hour and 15 minutes). For other options, visit the hotel web site.
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Pencil Pine Cabin start at 115 Australian dollars per person per night (when sharing a room). King Billy Suites, available to adult guests, cost 290 Australian dollars per person per night. The rate includes daily breakfast and some vacation activities.