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You need to see it to believe it - Cradle Mountain is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Discovery Parks – Cradle Mountain is set on the edge of world-heritage listed Cradle Mountain Lake St. Clair National Park, so a true wilderness experience is on the doorstep of your cabin or caravan.

The famous Overland Track starts here, covering 161,000 hectares. There are guided and non-guided walks for all fitness levels, canoe tours, horseback trail rides and helicopter flights. Meet resident...

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You need to see it to believe it - Cradle Mountain is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Discovery Parks – Cradle Mountain is set on the edge of world-heritage listed Cradle Mountain Lake St. Clair National Park, so a true wilderness experience is on the doorstep of your cabin or caravan.

The famous Overland Track starts here, covering 161,000 hectares. There are guided and non-guided walks for all fitness levels, canoe tours, horseback trail rides and helicopter flights. Meet resident Tasmanian Devils. Sheffield, Burnie, Latrobe and Deloraine are about an hour away - and with another Discovery Park in nearby Devonport, Tassie is touring holiday heaven.

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  • BBQs
  • Camp Kitchen
  • Pizza Ovens
  • Children's Bathroom
  • Hiking Trails
  • Hire Equipment
  • Internet Access
  • Kiosk
  • Laundry

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Cradle Mountain National Park

Cradle Mountain has it all. Jagged contours epitomise the feel of a wild landscape. See ancient rainforest and alpine heathlands, icy streams cascading out of rugged mountains and a wealth of wildlife all in one pristine location.

The Wilderness Gallery

Let the images at Wilderness Gallery, Tasmania's unique purpose-built showcase for environmental photography excite your imagination and lift your spirits. The Wilderness Gallery holds up to eight photographic exhibitions each year.

Night Spotlight Tour

This is a fun and informative way to find out about Tasmania’s abundant wildlife, all from the comfort of 4WD buses. Each tour runs on a nightly basis and includes full commentary on all the animals you will see.

The Overland Track

Take the Overland Track from Cradle Mountain to Australia's deepest lake, Lake St. Clair to experience a true wilderness walk. Along the way be enthralled as you travel through spectacular dolerite mountains, visit beautiful waterfalls and travel through fascinating ecosystems.

Marion's Lookout Guided Walk

Take in the spectacular views of Dove Lake and the Cradle Mountain area from Marion's Lookout. Dominating the skyline on the western side of Dove Lake, Marion's Lookout is perched on the edge of a glacier-carved plateau.

Indulgent Spa Treatments

Treat yourself to amazing pampering at the nearby Cradle Mountian Lodge's award winning day spa. Indulge in Cradle Mountain Hot Stones, Dove Lake Hand Revival or relax in the spa

Cradle Mountain Canyons

For the thrill seekers amongst us this adventure based tour will have you jumping, climbing, abseiling and swimming through Cradle Mountain's ancient canyons.

Park Explorer Tour

Take a 2 hour guided tour highlighting the unique flora, fauna and marked geological contrasts of Cradle Mountain National Park.

Waldenheim Chalet

The place where time stands still. Take a self-guided tour through the historical building and stunning rainforest and discover the history of Cradle Mountain.


Proud Sponsor of Daisy

Discovery Parks - Cradle Mountain is a proud sponsor of Daisy the Discovery Devil. See Daisy and her friends at Devils@cradle. On the hour day tours from 10am till 4pm and special feeding tours at 5.30pm and 8.30pm. Bookings at our reception.


Restaurants

Indulge in amazing food and local produce at the two nearby restuarants. World class chefs will prepare delightful dishes such as tempura mushrooms or confit duck leg.
Relax with a hearty meal at the local tavern to unwind after a long day hiking.


Cradle Mountain Canyons

Cradle mountain canyons is an exciting new tour for thrill seekers. World class canyons in a pristine environment. For more information go to www.cradlemountaincanyons.com.au


Quad Biking @ Cradle

Quad biking on the edge of the world heritage area, through the magnificent Vale of Belvior.


Scenic Flights

Available between September - May. Experience a helicopter flight over the world heritage area. Get a unique perspective of our pristine wilderness.


Iconic Overland Track

Need easy access to the Overland Track? We are located 200m from the transit terminal and visitor centre, where the shuttle bus departs from, making us the perfect base to start your adventure of a lifetime.


Deals & Packages

  • *Kids Stay FREE

    July School Holidays Special!

    These July school holidays, kids stay for FREE. Why not take the whole family on a trip to one of our parks for a beautiful winter getaway? Valid 2/07/2016 to 17/07/2016.

    Use the promo code KSFJ16

  • Free Night On Us!

    Stay 3, Pay 2

    Come and put your feet up at Discovery Parks – Cradle Mountain. Stay 3 nights one of our sites get a FREE night on us. Valid for stays until 30/06/2016. Not valid over the June long weekend.

    Use the promo code ZOC06

  • KIDS STAY FREE

    SPECIAL OFFER

    Stay in any site or cabin at Discovery Parks - Cradle Mountain and kids stay FREE! Valid for stays 1 May to 30 June 2016.

    Use the promo code CRAKSF16

  • Local Cabin Special

    STAY 2 NIGHTS, SAVE 20%

    Experience beautiful Tasmania in the chillier months. Breathtaking views and exciting new landscapes await you. For May and June, stay in one of our cabins for 2 consecutive nights or more and get 20% off! Valid until 30/06/2016.

    Use the promo code LCST16

  • Tasmania Journey of Discovery

    Stay 3, Join Free and Save 10%!

    We can help you explore Tasmania - from coast to coast

    If you want to really experience Tasmania, there is no better way than a Journey Of Discovery. Wilderness and wildlife, deserted beaches, small towns that are big on character, convict history, and fine food and wine all await you.

    There are five Discovery Tasmanian parks to choose all have fully equipped cottages and cabins, and selected parks with camp sites. Our local experts are here to help design your perfect Tasmanian holiday.

    Stay 3, Join Free and Save 10%!

    Book to stay 3 or more nights at Discovery Parks in Tasmania and receive a FREE membership card at the time of check-in to enjoy 10% discount on your Tasmania Journey of Discovery.

    www.discoveryholidayparks.com.au/tasmania or call 1800 030 044

    Use the promo code JOD10

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  • Phone: (03) 6492 1395
  • Fax: (03) 6492 1438
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Our accommodation

Discovery Parks - Cradle Mountain standard spa cottage exterior

Standard Spa Cottage

Sleeps 5 / From $160

Sleeps up to 5

A cottage you’ll be keen to come home to, in an authentic wilderness setting. Spacious rooms, cosy sitting area with a snug gas log heater and gorgeous bathroom - plus the luxury...

Discovery parks - Cradle Mountain - Superior Cabin

Superior Cabin

Sleeps 6 / From $160

Sleeps up to 6

A newly refurbished two bedroom cottage you and the family will want to come home to, in an authentic wilderness setting. Cosy sitting area with snug electric heating and private bathroom.

Discovery Parks - Cradle Mountain Standard Cottage 4 Exterior

Standard Cottage

Sleeps 4 / From $149

Sleeps up to 4

A cottage you and the family will want to come home to, in an authentic wilderness setting. Spacious rooms, cosy sitting area with a snug gas log heater and gorgeous bathroom.

Discovery Parks - Cradle Mountain Standard Cottage 6 Exterior

Standard Cottage

Sleeps 5 / From $149

Sleeps up to 5

A cottage you and the family will want to come home to, in an authentic wilderness setting. Spacious rooms, cosy sitting area with a snug gas log heater and gorgeous bathroom.

Discovery Parks - Cradle Mountain Standard Cottage Double Ensuite Exterior

Standard Cottage Double Ensuite

Sleeps 4 / From $149

Sleeps up to 4

Feel at peace as you indulge in an authentic wilderness setting. Our standard cottage has the added luxury of a larger kitchen and ensuites attached to both bedrooms. Spacious rooms, cosy sitting area and...

 exterior standard cabin

Standard Cabin

Sleeps 4 / From $129

Sleeps up to 4

Nestled in this wilderness setting, you’ll feel miles from anywhere. Everything you’ll need for a family of 4. Stay warm and relax in one of Tasmania’s most beautiful...

 ext standard cab

Standard Cabin

Sleeps 6 / From $129

Sleeps up to 6

Nestled in this wilderness setting, you’ll feel miles from anywhere. Everything you’ll need for a group of 6. Stay warm and relax in one of Tasmania’s most beautiful...

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Economy Backpacker Family

Sleeps 4 / From $84

Sleeps up to 4

The perfect choice to suit the family budget, Cradle Mountain Backpackers is part of the Discovery Holiday Parks - Cradle Mountain complex. Backpackers or a family can share in a 4 person dorm. Some...

Cradle Mountain Backpacker Accommodation

Economy Backpacker Single (Male)

Sleeps 1 / From $33

Sleeps up to 1

Backpacker accommodation for the guys. A shared dormitory for four males. The shared kitchen means shared stories and travel friends!

Cradle Mountain Backpacker Accommodation

Economy Backpacker Single (Female)

Sleeps 1 / From $33

Sleeps up to 1

Backpacker accommodation for the girls. A shared dormitory room for four females. The shared kitchen means shared stories and travel friends!

Powered Site - Cradle Mountain

Powered Site

Sleeps 8 / From $55

Sleeps up to 8

You won’t find a more idyllic setting for your caravan, camper or tent. Immerse yourself in the solitude of Tasmania’s wilderness. Our powered and unpowered sites, in a beautiful bush...

Unpowered Site - Cradle Mountain

Unpowered Site

Sleeps 8 / From $42

Sleeps up to 8

Retreat to your individual, un-powered site deep in the bush. Our powered and unpowered sites, in a beautiful bush setting, feature stunning cooking shelters for the perfect camping experience.

Prices listed for accommodation are for the next 14 days and are subject to change.

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It’s official.  Industry leader Discovery Parks has recently purchased fellow holiday park operator Aspen Parks and together we can now offer you more than 60 places to camp out.  Currently, we are bringing the companies together...
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Cradle Mountain Specials

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Free Night On Us!

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