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Enchanted Walk Bushwalk Cradle Mountain

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The Enchanted Bushwalk Cradle Mountain Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania Australia is an easily accessible, easy walk suitable for all ages taking just 20-minutes to complete the circuit. Cradle Mountain is a major Tasmanian tourism icon; a journey rich in cultural, culinary and natural experiences, with Cradle Mountin the centrepiece.


Dove Lake Bushwalk Track at a glance:

  • A 20 minute circuit
  • Easy walk
  • Suitable any age group
  • Weather can be changeable
  • Buttongrass moorland
  • Cascading river
  • Spectacular waterfall
  • Wombat's burrow
  • Starts at entrance of National Park
  • No pets

The Cradle Mountain Lake St. Clair National Park is a world heritage wilderness area located in Tasmania Australia where you will find a large number of bushwalking tracks.

Bushwalk Details

duration of walk
20 minutes
Registration not required
disabled access
Not Suitable
Accommodation at Cradle Mountain
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Food water, camera
Not necessary
do not bring
Pets, firearms, bikes
Transport available to Cradle Mountain
food available
At Cradle Mountain
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Dove Lake is at the start of the Overland Track, when completing the walk from North to South. The Overland Track covers a total distance of 65 kilometres through the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. considerable upgrades to the track have made the walk easier, and with modern outdoor equipment the overall trip is now much more comfortable than in years gone by. However, the walk demands considerable preparation and reasonably good physical fitness given on average it takes five nights and six days complete the Overland Track bushwalk.

Enchanted Walk

Visitors staying at Cradle Mountain can enjoy the short Enchanted Walk along the Pencil Pine River. At night time nocturnal animals, including the Tasmanian devil and possums, come to your accommodation to be fed. Pademelons and Bennet's wallabies ar also common in the area.

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Bookings are required for people walking the Overland Track during the period 1 November to 30 April. During this period walkers are required to walk the track from North to South (Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair), and pay the Overland Track Fee.

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