Devils @ Cradle

Devils @ Cradle, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Hours, Address, Devils @ Cradle Reviews: 4.5/5

Devils @ Cradle
4.5
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 10:00 PM
About
Devils@Cradle is a unique Tasmanian conservation sanctuary located at the entrance to the spectacular World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain National Park. Whilst we concentrate primarily on the Tasmanian devil, the sanctuary is also home to the closely related Spotted-tail and Eastern quolls. Tasmania’s three largest carnivorous marsupials are all now threatened in one way or another in the wild. Visitors to the sanctuary can view these animals from the comfort of the visitor centre, wander through the sanctuary at their leisure, or join a personalised guided tour which ensures a close up encounter with our animals. Your visit will provide an insight into the daily operation of a working conservation facility for one of the world’s iconic animals, knowing your ticket fee is contributing to our conservation of these species.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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earthtrekers123
189 contributions
Great time out
Jun. 2021 • Solo
Great thing to do. We went in the pouring rain and there was plenty of covered spots. We stopped by earlier in the day and ended up coming back at 3:00 to have the talk/tour where they walk you around and explain a bit about what they do and their work with the animals.

Our guide was knowledgeable and funny and she was just a great guide to this experience. We were disappointed not to have the opportunity for the Joey experience but the general ticket with the talk was just a great experience we were happy to have done
Written 19 July 2021
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DevilsatCradle
Hi Melody, Thanks for your lovely review! Our Joey Encounters book out very fast (they're super popular!), hopefully you'll have a chance to come a visit us again sometime! We're glad you enjoyed your time with us. Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 20 July 2021
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joeygould
Gold Coast, Australia26 contributions
Excellent
Jun. 2021
We did the after dark tour, it very cold and wet, but the zoo itself was fantastic. Very informative tour, got really close to the animals, seeing them feeding was just incredible. Nice warm room to wait in and a good gift shop.
Written 5 July 2021
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DevilsatCradle
Hi Joey, Thanks for your lovely review! We're happy to hear you had a great time with us, our wood fire is definitely a necessity this time of year! Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 6 July 2021
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EJ3
22 contributions
A fun place to visit
Jun. 2021
We did the night tour and whilst it was really fun we were so very cold that unfortunately we left before it was finished. I would recommend it although wouldn’t go at night during winter
Written 5 July 2021
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DevilsatCradle
Hi EJ, Thanks for the review. We're glad you enjoyed your tour with us! We are in a very cold region with our average winter night temperature around -2 degrees. We do suggest some very warm clothes if you're planning to visit us. Hope to see you back again sometime - maybe in Summer! :) Thanks for your support, Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 6 July 2021
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Mike C
Gold Coast, Australia45 contributions
Must do for all the family!!!
Jun. 2021
Absolutely amazing. Kids loved the after dark feeding experience. The guide was awesome - she had some amazing info. We stood at the fence and the devils stood up on their hind legs looking up for a feed, so were about 2 feet away. The staff are doing amazing work with the devil facial cancer and preservation of the species.
Written 2 July 2021
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DevilsatCradle
Hi Mike, Thanks so much for the lovely review! We do pride ourselves on being family friendly, and you chose a great tour to take the kids on! Glad you all enjoyed your time with us. Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 6 July 2021
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Clara
Brisbane, Australia201 contributions
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What an experience! I absolutely loved it, the guide was very informative. It is not only about the Tassie Devil but the Quolls. Excellent work that this conservation is doing for these threatened Australian species. Worth the money but book quickly as it was sold out.
Written 1 July 2021
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DevilsatCradle
Hi Bobby, Thanks for your great review! We are definitely selling out on most of our tours at the moment, we're glad you could get a spot on one. Thanks for your support :) Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 6 July 2021
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Sharna P
Ipswich, Australia20 contributions
Great Tour !
Definitely a must do when visiting Cradle Mountain. Our guide was great & very informative on our after dark feeding tour of the Tasmanian Devils & Quolls, I'd recommend visiting !
Written 25 June 2021
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DevilsatCradle
Thank you for recommending the After Dark Feeding Tour! It's always a popular option and for good reason! We're glad you enjoyed your experience will us. Kind regards, Devils@Cradle team
Written 26 June 2021
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Tanya
5 contributions
Informative although expected more hands onpaying $75 for joey encounters.
May 2021
I enjoyed the information provided of species at the park - too much talking though especially during the feeding times made it hard to hear the devils and quolls feeding. $$$ for Joey encounter with little hands on mainly just talking which same information was repeated during the night feeding. Good to support breeding programs for these species.
Written 8 June 2021
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DevilsatCradle
Hi Cmpgi, Thanks for your review and feedback! As an educational breeding facility, we do appreciate there is quite a bit of commentary on our tours and encounters. We have taken your feedback on board though and discussed differing commentary points in our tours to enhance both experiences for our guests. Please feel free to contact us on info@devilsatcradle.com if you would like to follow this up further with us. Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 6 July 2021
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Julie S
20 contributions
Little devils
May 2021 • Couples
We visited Devils@Cradle last night to experience these creatures up close and personal.Wow what an experience, despite the pouring rain it was great to watch these critters playing and fighting over the food.Lots of interesting lessons from our guide Rory .A must do
Written 28 May 2021
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Hi Fuchsiagi, Thanks for your five star review! We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us, our Feeding Tours are definitely our most popular, and our devils aren't bothered by the rain or the snow at all! Hope to see you back again sometime, Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 3 June 2021
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CodyMav
Gold Coast, Australia25,247 contributions
Book IT !
Mar. 2021
Come feeding time, these critters get noisy and entertaining, so this "after dark" tour (held at dusk) was a sensational way to see the Devils in action.

Very well done.
Written 23 May 2021
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Hi Cody, Thanks for your five star review! Our After Dark Feeding Tours are by far our most popular, there's nothing quite like watching our noisy devils compete for food. We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us :) Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 25 May 2021
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Trav24
Grafton, Australia17 contributions
Cradle Mtn Devil Encounter
Awesome experience got to see up close these amazing animals even though we did the day tour some of them were still out and about, we were also lucky enough to see 2 varieties of quolls also our guide was friendly and knowledgeable thumbs up great experience would love to do the sunset tour if we're back.
Written 18 May 2021
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Hi Trickytrav, Thanks for your five star review! Our guests are often surprised to see our devils during the day, but whatever time of day you come in, they're always a few out and about! We're glad you enjoyed your visit :) Kind Regards, Devils@Cradle Team
Written 20 May 2021
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