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Address: Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia
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Another lovely spot to visit

Regrettably we only had a few hours here, but yet again, found the park very well managed, the walking tracks well maintained and marked. Full marks to Tasmanian Parks service.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Gold Coast, Australia

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Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Regrettably we only had a few hours here, but yet again, found the park very well managed, the walking tracks well maintained and marked. Full marks to Tasmanian Parks service.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Had trouble getting a parking spot so we decided to drive to the boat ramp to get a view of the lake, other people had the same idea. Quiet, nice spot, unspoilt wilderness.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This would have to be one of the best places in Tassie to visit. Just magnificent. So peaceful and quiet, a slice of heaven on earth.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife a friend and myself did the Overland Track in March. Due to the lack of transportation between Cradle Mountain (start) and Lake St Clair (finish) we left one vehicle at each spot. Lake St. Clair is a beautiful place. Some great day treks leave from here, as well as the Overland (when done out of season can be... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Lake St Claire is situated at the southern end of the Cradle Mountain - Lake St Claire National Park and is accessed from Derwent Bridge. We completed the Watersmeet Walk, The Platypus Bay Walk, the Aboriginal Cultural Walk and the Foreashore Walk. All easily done in a couple of hours. Was a pretty place. There is also a ferry service... More 

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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Picture perfect scenery that is lovely and peaceful. Very relaxing to just sit and take in the scenery. The water is so calm and tranquil

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Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 392 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Known as Leeawuleena ('sleeping water') by the Aboriginal Peoples, Lake St. Clair is the deepest lake in both Tasmania and Australia (167 m = 548'). With beautiful scenery, a number of nice bushwalking tracks, the nearby Lodge and a very nice Visitor Center, there is plenty to occupy your time and attention.

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Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Stopped on our way through to Strahan for morning tea. Took a walk to the lake which was very beautiful and peaceful. Had morning tea at the cafe - definitely don't have the devonshire teas - the scones are like rock cakes. The visitor centre is very interesting with its displays about native animals. Lake St Clair is also the... More 

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England
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Tour the lake by ferry or go half-ferry and half-walk back to the lodge. Would be great to swim here!

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Orebro, Sweden
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

Parked in the parking lot and walked down to the Lake. It is in fact a beautiful Lake and well worth visiting. In fact it is a must stop when you pass by.

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