Marions Lookout Bushwalk : Dove Lake : Bushwalk Overland Track : Cradle Mountain Bushwalking : Tasmania Bushwalking
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Marion's Lookout Bushwalk Cradle Mountain
The scenic route to Marions Lookout is via Lake Lilla and Wombat
Pool. The most direct route is past the boat shed and straight
up the steep side. Please note, this is a very steep walk. Marion’s
Lookout isperched on the edge of a high glacier-carved plateau
and offers bushwalkers Cradle Mountain spectacular views over mountain peaks
and mirrored lakes.
The walk is popular with holidaymakers to Cradle Mountain, especially
in summer when the alpine wildflowers are in full bloom.
The Overland Track
walk takes approximately six days and although the track is
well-maintained and clearly marked, for some the journey may
not be an easy one. Some people may find the walk quite steep
in sections and six days of continuous walking can be physically
Marion's Lookout Bushwalk at a glance:
2 - 2.5 hours return
Reasonable easy; difficult last section
Walk begins at Dove Lake carpark
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.
Dove Lake is at the start of
the Overland Track, when completing the walk from North to South.
The Overland Track travels a distance of 65 kilometres through
the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Upgrades
to the track have made the walk easier; with modern outdoor
equipment the overall trip is now much more comfortable than
in years gone by. Tthe walk demands considerable preparation
and reasonably good physical fitness given on average it takes
5 nights and 6 days complete the Overland
Track bushwalk Tasmania.
A popular short bushwalk Cradle Mountain
begins at the Dove Lake car park, and is the beginning
of the Overland. I it is a walk that can be
done by anyone with reasonable fitness levels. The walk
takes you to Marion's Lookout, app. 2 1/2 hour return walk.
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