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  CRADLE CHALET Cradle Mountain Accommodation Tasmania Bed And Breakfast
Cradle Mountain is located in the north west of Tasmania, 144 km west of Launceston and 83 km south of Devonport.
At the entrance to Cradle Mountain National Park known as Pencil Pine is the visitor centre and from this point to Dove Lake is approximately eight kms.
Cradle Chalet is a small private romantic lodge with beautiful accommodation and it is the only owner-operated lodge of this style in the region.
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 Walkabout - Cradle Mountain
Cradle Mountain with Lake Dove in the foreground
Cradle Mountain was named in 1827 by the explorer Joseph Fossey who decided it bore a remarkable similarity to a cradle.
There are numerous walking huts, a wide range of walks through the mountains, a road to the edges of Lake Dove which lies in the shadow of Cradle Mountain, and plenty of excellent accommodation.
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Cradle Mountain, located near the north end of the Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park in central Tasmania is one of my favourite places on Planet Earth.
An area of land from Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair was set aside as a scenic reserve in 1922.
Cradle Mountain is formed from Jurassic dolerite shaped by glaciation from a 6 km ice cap which covered the area during the last ice age.
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 Tour of Tasmania: Cradle Mountain
Cradle Mountain boasts a variety of fine bushwalks, varying in difficulty from simple to rigorous.
In the vicinity of Cradle Mountain (and still within the national park) is Mt.
Cradle Mountain is approximately 90 min drive from Devonport.
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 Cradle Mountain (Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park) 
Cradle Mountain forms the northern end of the wild Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair National Park, itself a part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.
The jagged contours of Cradle Mountain epitomise the feel of a wild landscape, while ancient rainforest and alpine heathlands, buttongrass and stands of colourful deciduous beech provide a range of environments to explore.
Cradle is the starting point for the world-famous Overland Track, a magnificent 6 day walk that will take you through the heart of some of the finest mountain terrain.
www.parks.tas.gov.au /natparks/cradle   (0 words)

  
 Welcome to Cradle Vista
Cradle Vista is a farm property on 22 hectares (54 acres) of grazing and cropping land.
Cradle Vista is the place which will provide you with the best in accommodation and breakfast, a warm friendly environment and a superb locality for your day trips to Cradle Mountain, the West Coast, Launceston, Devonport, the North West Coast and many other easy drive local tourist attractions.
Cradle Vista is nestled under the triple peaks of Mt Roland, Mt van Dyke and Mt Claude to the east.
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 Geoscience - The Earth - Australian Landforms - Cradle Mountain
Cradle Mountain is a major feature of the Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park, in north-western Tasmania, 144 km south-west from Launceston, and 83 km south-west from Devonport.
It is a spectacular mountain of Jurassic dolerite, its present jagged appearance formed by glaciers which gouged and sculpted it about 10 000 years ago.
The mountain was named by Joseph Fossey in 1827, from its resemblance to a baby's cradle.
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 Arts Tasmania - Residencies - Cradle Mountain National Park
The Cradle Mountain National Park residency is located at a site of ecological and cultural significance within Tasmania's designated parks.
Successful recipients of a Cradle Mountain National Park residency must negotiate a commencement date with staff at the Cradle Mountain National Park Visitors Centre office at least three months in advance of undertaking the residency.
Cradle Mountain National Park is an isolated location, the nearest shops, police, medical help etc. are usually some travel time and may be difficult to access.
www.arts.tas.gov.au /grants/program/residencies/cradle_mountain.htm   (0 words)

  
 Cradle Mountain Tourist Information Accommodation Tasmania Australia
Inside the Cradle Mountain National Park you are likely to see all these animals and, if you are quiet enough, you might even see a platypus.
Cradle Mountain weather is known for its unpredictability.
Other activities include, canoeing, mountain bike hire, guided wildlife tours, trout fishing (season August to April), bushwalking and close encounters with Tasmanian Devils at the new "Devils@Cradle" interpretation and viewing facility, situated just next door to Cradle Mountain Highlanders..
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 Cradle Mountain Trek in Tasmania
The Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park is renowned for its beauty, featuring abundant wildlife, rare and unusual vegetation and dramatic scenery.
The Cradle Mountain - Lake St. Clair National Park is a World Heritage area and sensitive to environmental damage.
We leave for Cradle Mountain and we will spend the night in comfortable cabins at the head of the track.
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 Cradle Mountain - Holidays and Accommodation - Cradle Mountain Chateau - Pure Tasmania
Cradle Mountain is the northern gateway to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, a tract of Tasmanian wilderness traversed by the world-famous multi-day Overland Track.
Set in scenic alpine woodland, Cradle Mountain Chateau welcomes you home at the end of the day with warm log fires, comfortable holiday accommodation, hearty mountain food and traditional Tasmanian hospitality.
Cradle Mountain's 4 ½ star eco-resort is the perfect place to base yourself for all the mountains alpine adventures.
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 CradleMountain.com - Cradle Mountain - Tasmania - Australia - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Tasmania's central highlands mountain peaks rise from button grass plains and highland tarns sparkle in the sun.
There is no fast food and no bright lights at Cradle Mountain, but the night sky will put on a display of stars you may never have seen before.
Cradle is the starting point for the world-famous Overland Track, a magnificent 5 day walk that will take you through the heart of some of the finest mountain terrain.
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 Cradle Mountain - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cradle Mountain - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Cradle Mountain, mountain, located on the island of Tasmania, Australia.
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 Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village
Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village is nestled in a secluded bush setting in Cradle Valley on the edge of the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain/Lake St Clair National Park.
The Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park is world-renowned as an example of temperate wilderness, and was listed as a World Heritage Area in 1982.
The majestic Cradle Mountain, with Dove Lake at its foot, is at the northern end of the World Heritage Area.
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 Cradle Mountain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cradle Mountain forms the northern end of the wild Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, itself a part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.
The jagged contours of Cradle Mountain epitomise the feel of a wild landscape, while ancient rainforest and alpine heathlands, buttongrass and stands of colourful deciduous beech provide a wide range of environments.
Cradle Mountain marks the end or the beginning of the 80km long Overland Track.
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On the way to the Cradle Valley at the other end of the park, the track has some of the most incredible scenery as it passes spectacular mountains and lakes, and is suitable for reasonably fit people with no experience provided they are well equipped and part of a professionally guided group.
At its northern end, Dove Lake, backed by the jagged outline of Cradle Mountain, is one of the state’s most breathtaking sights, and at the park’s southern end, Lake St Clair is the country’s deepest freshwater lake at over 200m, occupying a basin gouged out by two glaciers.
Between Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair, the eighty-kilometre Overland Track, attracting walkers from all over the world, is the best way to take in the stunning scenery – spread over five or more mud- and leech-filled days of physical, albeit exhilarating, exhaustion.
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 Cradle Mountain Accommodation Tasmania Australia Mountain Cabins and Cottages
Each cabin at Cradle Mountain Highlanders Cottages is individually designed and hand built of natural timber to provide rustic mountain chalet style accommodation to complement the natural bushland setting and spectacular mountain and rainforest scenery.
Cradle Mountain Highlanders Cottages accommodation is set on ten acres of natural Australian bushland, 200 metres from the National Park's Cradle Information Centre and shuttle bus terminal.
Cradle Mountain Highlanders Cottages is just two minutes drive from the entrance to the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park in Tasmania Australia.
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 Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village
The Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park is world-renowned as an example of temperate wilderness, and was listed as a World Heritage Area in 1982.
Other activities include canoeing, mountain biking, night wildlife tours, fishing or be guided through a Tasmanian Devil enclosure listening to a detailed explanation about the Devils in their habitat.
Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village works with local operators and can book any of the activity options to suit your needs.
www.cradlevillage.com.au /activities.htm   (0 words)

  
 Cradle Mountain - The Best Regional Walks Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cradle Chalet is located in the most central location.
The Bell Mountain track is a unique climb and will reward you with the best views of this mountainous region in a very short space of time.
Black Bluff is a true alpine mountain experience which includes a glacial cirque tarn called Paddy’s Lake (a rounded like basin surrounded by cliffs) this is the northern most feature of its kind in Tasmania.
www.cradlechalet.com.au /mountain_walking_map.htm   (0 words)

  
 Cradle Mountain
In 1827 Joseph Fossey saw a dramatic mountain peak at the northern end of what is now the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, in the World Heritage Area.
The Mountain is one of the most popular features in the Park and is surrounded by stands of native deciduous beech (wonderfully colourful in autumn - April and May), rainforest, alpine heathlands and buttongrass.
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park is a not-to-be missed part of the Tasmanian wilderness.
www.about-australia.com /tasmania/devonport-cradle-mountain/destinations/cradle-mountain   (0 words)

  
 Cradle Mountain Trek - Goway's Tasmania - Australia - Goway Travel Experiences
The walk extends from Cradle Valley to Lake St. Clair through a variety of spectacular landscapes.
The walk begins at the romantic Waldheim Chalet in Cradle Valley, where you may be greeted by inquisitive wallabies.
Lunch is held below the spires of Cradle Mountain or at Fury Gorge.
www.goway.com /downunder/australia/tasmania/tas_cradletrek.html   (0 words)

  
 Cradle Mountain Lodge, Tasmaniae
Cradle Mountain Lodge is a unique wilderness retreat on the edge of the World Heritage Listed Cradle Mountain/Lake St. Clair National Park.
One thing is certain, summer or winter, the beauty of Cradle Mountain is an inspiration that will stay with you long after you leave.
Cradle Mountain Lodge is set on the northern edge of the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain/Lake St. Clair National Park in north western Tasmania.
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 Cradle Mountain Huts - Total Luxury Australia
Cradle Mountain Huts guided walk begins at Tasmania's dramatic Cradle Mountain, you pass through a variety of landscapes and experience the beauty of mountain lakes, streams and waterfalls before arriving at the shores of Lake St Clair (Australia's deepest lake) six days later.
Your guides, enthusiastic Tasmanians with a combination of bush skills and diplomacy, will enhance the journey with their knowledge and understanding of the flora, fauna, geology and history of the Overland Track and the wonders of the World Heritage Area.
The walk begins at the romantic Waldheim Chalet in Cradle Valley, where you are greeted by inquisitive wallabies.
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 Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair - Tasmanian Wilderness Lodge Tasmania
Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair World Heritage National Park is recognized as a wilderness area of outstanding world value.
These unique glaciated mountainous formations take there place in the history of evolution as part of the ancient super continent called Gondwana.
Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair World Heritage National Park is one of the largest and most important reserves containing pristine crater catchments with glaciated mountainous landscapes.
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 Doherty's Cradle Mountain - SAVE at Luxury Downunder
Doherty Cradle Mountain Hotel is uniquely situated in a wilderness environment at the northern end of Cradle Mountain in the Lake St Clair National Park.
The area is a rich wilderness of flora and fauna, a region of open moorland and heaths dotted with lakes and tarns, deep gorges and forested valleys.
The Cradle Mountain Conference Centre can cater for 10 to 140 guests and is located opposite the hotel, adjacent to the wilderness gallery.
www.luxurydownunder.com.au /luxhotel.asp?Hotel_ID=DOH001   (0 words)

  
 Cradle Mountain
We stayed one night only at the Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village, where we had a very comfortable and well-appointed 2-br chalet.
From Cradle Mountain there are also suggested day-trip drives, where you make four of five stops at beauty spots and places of interest: the lavender farm, wineries, a lovely country pub for lunch, etc.
Dickie took pictures of the mountain from different angles as he circumnavigated the lake.
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 Cradle Moutain - Highlights 
For many, a highlight of their trip to the northern end of the Cradle Mountain -- Lake St Clair National Park is the view across Dove Lake to Cradle Mountain, one of Tasmania's natural highlights.
The mountain itself is a jagged, dolerite peak which dominates the area.
Its name, supposedly, is derived from the mountain's resemblance to a miner's cradle.
www.parks.tas.gov.au /natparks/cradle/highlights.html   (0 words)

  
 Cradle Mountain Walk - Goway's Tasmania - Australia - Goway Travel Experiences
The beauty, the peace, the exhilaration - all the atmosphere of Cradle Mountain, a magnificent World Heritage area, is available on the excellent 3 day excursion.
Spend the afternoon exploring the small lakes, waterfalls and rainforests of the Cradle Valley.
Walk to the summit of Cradle Mountain via an ancient glacial cirque – now known as Crater Lake.
www.goway.com /downunder/australia/tasmania/tas_cradlewalk.html   (0 words)

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