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Lake St. Clair

Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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“platypus bay” (19 reviews)
“overland track” (25 reviews)
“echo point” (8 reviews)
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Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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"platypus bay"
in 19 reviews
"overland track"
in 25 reviews
"echo point"
in 8 reviews
"ferry service"
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"boat ramp"
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"cradle mountain"
in 38 reviews
"southern end"
in 5 reviews
"cultural walk"
in 5 reviews
"tiger snake"
in 5 reviews
"national park"
in 20 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 7 reviews
"pumphouse point"
in 4 reviews
"short walk"
in 12 reviews
"few hours"
in 8 reviews
"surrounding mountains"
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"couple of hours"
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"takes hours"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At Narcissus Hut, we had the choice of walking the 16km along Lake St Clair or catching a boat back to Cynthia Bay. We walked. It's a beautiful stretch through mossy fungi ridden beech forests with glimpses of lake. The tangled roots and mud on...More

Thank Madshus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way to Hobart. Picturesque and quiet. The short loop walk of platypus bay is very easy.

Thank feindigo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much History and Nature in one location. Ancient landscape and temperate rain forest which one can explore by foot or boat. The deepest Lake in Australia at around 175 meters stretching 16km long to the North and about 2.5km wide. Full of Trout and...More

Thank BRENTON J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the long drive from Strahan to Hobart, we stopped in at the park to stretch our legs on the Platypus Bay trail from the visitor centre. The trail was easy under foot, with little elevation change. Enjoyed this introduction to Australian flora and appreciated...More

Thank Douglas D
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is a must do for those travellers that want some mild adventure. There are some fantastic walks ranging from 1-6 hours from the lake. The lake itself affords many a great panoramic photo opportunity.

Thank kevlasultanpus
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Very pretty lake with plenty of walks to keep you busy. The visitors centre was very informative and the views were stunning.

Thank millsworld
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Visited Lake St Clair ever so briefly. The lake is situated in the cradle mountain national park and is a very peaceful spot to reflect on life.... Handy hints: this is where you can pick up your parking and entry permits for all tasmanian national...More

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 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
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

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
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 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
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