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Dove Lake Circuit

Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park | Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6289 1172
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Is the picturesque lake that has Cradle Mountain in the back ground, part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area in Tasmania.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great walk” (128 reviews)
“dove lake” (351 reviews)
“easy walk” (79 reviews)
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park | Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6289 1172
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We hiked this with 3 kids, 2 in carriers and not a ton of hiking experience. Great joke and beautiful scenery but make sure you expect 3-4hrs. It took us 3 and lots of steps, climbing and such. Amazing views.

Thank ShannaAndFamily
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Such an easy walk and children just love it. So much to look at on the way. For walking in winter I put my daughter in gumboots as I knew she would want to wade in the water in sections. She did and her feet...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a piece of haven. You can spend your hole day just by looking at the reflection of the cradle mount on the dove lake. If you are lucky with the weather and if the mountain are snowy then you will experience one of...More

Thank Dewan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check the webcam before going, as it'll show you the weather you can expect at Dove Lake. We went on a lovely warm winter day, with a great view of the mountain. The water was calm and gave a great reflection of the mountain. Definitely...More

1  Thank ck2003123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked the Dove Lake Circuit in the snow which was so magical! Found the walk relatively easy with the exception of the last 20 mins. Ballroom Forest and nearby waterfalls were just beautiful. Make sure you take water with you as the water is...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow have to do this grab a shuttle bus it will take u straight there 20 minutes bus returns every 30minutes we took some amazing shots of lake and mountain snow tops there are various tracks to take but stunning photo opportunities do this

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked 2 nights at Cradle mountain wilderness village, and were greeted by a lovely snow covered wonderland! Our cottage spa was perfect for a weekend retreat, and situated to give maximum privacy.. The 3 hour walk around Dove lake provided us with breathtaking wilderness...More

Thank Jo R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a yes from us, we were able to visit after lunch time due to the road being closed due to snow and ice. What a great wait, took some great photos and walked for hours in the snow. The boat shed was as seen...More

Thank scott m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most glorious walks in Tasmania (and indeed the world). Braved the rain and snow with two little ones, and it was worth every step.

Thank slbelle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must do walk in Cradle Mountain (and Tassie). Was really snowy and icy in the middle of winter. A lot of people had trouble sliding around. It was still worth it though. Grippy shoes were a must. I have been in summer and it...More

Thank PaulLev10
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Karyn R
1 January 2017|
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Response from Jenny B | Reviewed this property |
Hi I would advise getting a National Parks Pass usually valid for 2 months thus giving you entry and free shuttle bus!
27 October 2016|
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Response from Kathleen D | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I'm sorry I have only just seen your questions. I'm not the person to ask, but we stayed two nights in the Highlander Chalets and did several quick walks in one day in the one National Park.