Cradle Mountain Coaches
Cradle Mountain Coaches
5
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
We Provide transport to and from Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair from anywhere is Tasmania 7 days a week, we are an on demand service happy to meet your time and location for pickup. We cater to passengers walking the overland track with drop offs to the start of the track and pickup at then end, we can store your bags for you while you complete the walk and we even sell gas canisters for your cookers on the bus. We also provide transport to most other walking tracks in northern Tasmania
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • Josh
    5 contributions
    Friendly, helpful and reliable
    Excellent service. Very easy to organise transport to and from the Overland Track via email. Coaches were both ready to leave on time and drivers were especially helpful with last minute advice and offers to stop for supplies or toilet breaks. Thanks to David and his team, will absolutely use next time.
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 12 December 2022
  • Anna
    1 contribution
    The man, the myth, the legend
    David (or to us, Dave) was an absolute legend. He made our journey from Launceston to Cradle Mountain incredibly enjoyable. Played great tunes, kept spirits high. I hope this guy gets employee of the month every month. Given Dave picked us up before the sun had even risen, he was able to bring energy into the mini bus that made us all look forward to the trip ahead of us. He got us to Cradle Mountain with plenty of time so we didn’t feel rushed upon arrival at the visitor centre. He stopped in a small town for us to get coffee too, what a great guy. Wonderful man, wonderful company. Terry drove us back, incredibly efficient and made great jokes. Even thought we were asleep half the time (so tired after doing the overland track) we could feel the beauty of tassie as he zoomed through it. 10/10 recommend this company. P.S have added a selfie we took with Dave, we miss him
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled with friends
    Written 20 December 2022
  • RipleyG
    Macquarie Park, Australia119 contributions
    Friendly and reliable transport for 3 Capes and Cradle Mountain hikes
    This was the second time, in twelve months, we have used Cradle Mountain coaches for transport for our hikes. The first was from Launceston to Cradle mountain and Lake St Clair back to Hobart, with our bags being stored and transferred for us as well. The drivers were friendly and knowledgeable about the area and the vans are comfy with room for all the backpacks. Pat was our driver on the Hobart leg and I was happy to see him again on our latest trip to the Three Capes Walk. He was early, as usual, and as helpful as I had remembered. We stopped for coffee in Dunally and then Pat suggested a lookout and a stop at the tessalated pavement before another stop to stash our supplies at Stewart’s bay lodge. He then picked us up here six days later and again, suggested scenic and interesting stops before our return to Hobart. So, it’s not just transport but you get a mini tour as well, making it good value if you have a few people. Highly recommend Pat and this company for the little touches that make you feel looked after,
    Visited December 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 27 December 2022
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RipleyG
Macquarie Park, Australia119 contributions
Dec. 2022 • Couples
This was the second time, in twelve months, we have used Cradle Mountain coaches for transport for our hikes. The first was from Launceston to Cradle mountain and Lake St Clair back to Hobart, with our bags being stored and transferred for us as well. The drivers were friendly and knowledgeable about the area and the vans are comfy with room for all the backpacks. Pat was our driver on the Hobart leg and I was happy to see him again on our latest trip to the Three Capes Walk. He was early, as usual, and as helpful as I had remembered. We stopped for coffee in Dunally and then Pat suggested a lookout and a stop at the tessalated pavement before another stop to stash our supplies at Stewart’s bay lodge. He then picked us up here six days later and again, suggested scenic and interesting stops before our return to Hobart. So, it’s not just transport but you get a mini tour as well, making it good value if you have a few people. Highly recommend Pat and this company for the little touches that make you feel looked after,
Written 27 December 2022
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Anna
1 contribution
Dec. 2022 • Friends
David (or to us, Dave) was an absolute legend. He made our journey from Launceston to Cradle Mountain incredibly enjoyable. Played great tunes, kept spirits high. I hope this guy gets employee of the month every month. Given Dave picked us up before the sun had even risen, he was able to bring energy into the mini bus that made us all look forward to the trip ahead of us. He got us to Cradle Mountain with plenty of time so we didn’t feel rushed upon arrival at the visitor centre. He stopped in a small town for us to get coffee too, what a great guy. Wonderful man, wonderful company. Terry drove us back, incredibly efficient and made great jokes. Even thought we were asleep half the time (so tired after doing the overland track) we could feel the beauty of tassie as he zoomed through it. 10/10 recommend this company.

P.S have added a selfie we took with Dave, we miss him
Written 20 December 2022
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Josh
5 contributions
Dec. 2022 • Friends
Excellent service. Very easy to organise transport to and from the Overland Track via email. Coaches were both ready to leave on time and drivers were especially helpful with last minute advice and offers to stop for supplies or toilet breaks. Thanks to David and his team, will absolutely use next time.
Written 13 December 2022
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Louis F
1 contribution
Sep. 2022
Travelled with Cradle Mountain Coaches twice now and nothing but positive feedback! Not only are the team super accommodating - both prior to the booking when flights cancelled/ changed, but also when we boarded the shuttle the drivers were more than happy to accommodate stop-offs/ changes as requested!

Cannot recommend this company highly enough when arranging transport/ transfers for your Overland Track adventure!
Written 14 November 2022
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Jack J
1 contribution
Sep. 2022 • Friends
We used Cradle Mountain Coaches to get from Launceston to our accommodation near Cradle Mountain. The service was fantastic. Our driver was more than accommodating and offered to take us to the local shops or stop off for lunch or a toilet break on the way. He also provided jetboil gas to some of the hikers we picked up from the airport, which I thought was a great idea. 10/10 recommend.
Written 26 September 2022
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Taraf
1 contribution
Jun. 2022 • Friends
Great service! Highly accommodating, booking was a breeze with very prompt communication around pricing and other information. Considering they transport dirty, smelling hikers all the time, their vehicles were immaculately clean! Excellent drivers too. 10/10 would recommend.
Written 1 August 2022
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Marnie72
Gold Coast, Australia145 contributions
Jul. 2022 • Friends
You can’t beat this transport for service! It took me a while to find a service that transport during winter. These guys do for a better price than hiring your own car and driving in snow and ice. We had Terry going to Cradle Mountain and David coming back to Launceston. Both guys were highly knowledgeable about the area and gave us some awesome commentary and conversation on the 2 hour trip. They were also amazing drivers, we felt safe the entire time. The bus was nice and tidy. The trip was great. Totally recommend this service!
Written 7 July 2022
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Thank you Marnie! We appreciate the fantastic feedback. I will be sure to pass this feedback onto our drivers!
Written 27 July 2022
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Tachi
1 contribution
Jul. 2022 • Friends
David who took our overland track group to lake st Clair is an exceptional, kind and patient person. The bus is on time, the service is responsible. Will definitely book with them next time in Tassie.
Written 6 July 2022
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Thank you! We appreciate the great feedback. I will be sure to pass this feedback onto David!
Written 27 July 2022
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Sam
1 contribution
Jul. 2022 • Friends
Cradle mountain coaches brought us exceptionally great experience in supporting our overland hiking trip. Very flexible and approachable. They would like to pick us and drop off separate group at different location, help to amend our trip at last minute. Defo will find them for our next trip. Much appreciate to Cassie, Jorja in booking and David for the lift.
Written 3 July 2022
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Thank you! We appreciate the exceptional feedback. I will be sure to pass this onto David, Jorja & Cassie!
Written 27 July 2022
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John L
Swansea, UK5 contributions
Jun. 2022
Very happy with our shuttle service from LSC to Cradle Mountain. Driver was on time and more than happy to allow us to stop for lunch on the way. Can't fault any of the process
Written 1 July 2022
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Thank you! We appreciate the great feedback. I will be sure to pass this feedback onto our driver.
Written 27 July 2022
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