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Lake St. Clair

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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“platypus bay” (18 reviews)
“echo point” (8 reviews)
“overland track” (25 reviews)
Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited here briefly. It is a beautiful place. There are walking and hiking tracks. Public facilities and a restaurant and bar.

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I agree: the ferry's operator gave us a wonderful tour and didn't rush us. The scenery was great. We caught the ferry at Cynthia Bay and did the round trip.

Thank PennyH051
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful lake and walks. Spend some time at Platypus Bay as the sun goes down and see platypus in their natural environment.

Thank Julieanna70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't bother to write a review of Cradle Mtn as it is so over commercialised and on everyone's "must do" list in Tasmania. We were underwhelmed. We were looking forward to Lake St Clair as we had camped here many years ago and thoroughly...More

Thank tez823
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

With changes in the light, altering the colours of the view, it was difficult not to keep taking photo after photo of the gorgeous lake surrounded by cloud shrouded peaks and valleys.

Thank Blossom55
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Weather was perfect which made our stay easy. Lake was beautiful and camp ground pleasant enough. The visitors centre is very informative. Everything was adequate. Down side lots of people, a bit too touristy. Be careful of snakes (nearly stepped on one at lake edge)...More

Thank Dan O
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, campsites quite rocky and difficult to peg tent in. Toilets/showers could do with an update. Visitor centre was interesting, but nothing could beat that scenery.

Thank Simone L
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Stopped here briefly after completing Overland trek.Such a serene spot and the lake is stunning.Had a dip which was very refreshing and had a yummy ice-cream from the cafe.Its a beautiful area.I would have liked to have spent longer looking around and maybe do the...More

1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

The final 10km of the Overland Track ends at the Lake Saint Clair visitor centre. To do just this section take the ferry from near the visitor centre to Echo Point and walk back. Ferry tickets are available from the Lodge next to the visitor...More

Thank Theo C
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Lake St.Clair has some nice walking tracks in and around the lake. We did the Watersmeet and Platypus Bay walk and then took the Aboriginal track back to the information centre. It’s a little scenic in parts. You have the chance to see a number...More

1  Thank Craig M
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