Cradle Mountain is picture perfect in its beauty when the weather is clear. The mountains stands out against the vibrant sky and its reflection can be seen in the clear waters of the Lake St Clair. Cradle Mountain is the most popular wilderness destination in Tasmania.
The mountain is extremely rewarding a location for travelers, as there are a huge number of things to see and do. The area around the mountains is filled with a huge variety of flora and fauna and offers millions of opportunities for hiking enthusiasts. In fact, hiking is the best way to enjoy the beauty of the mountain, the lake as well as the surrounding area. The landscapes here are surreal in the extreme, with gorges and cliffs that are etched in stark relief.
The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area is where all of this magic is located. The National Park is a simply superb location that is filled with sights and sounds. The Tasmanian Wilderness area has the crown jewel as the Cradle Mountain. The Lake St Clair at the foot of the mountain is another gem.
Cradle Mountain is situated at the extreme north end of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and stands at a towering height of 1 545 m. The park encompasses a total area of 161, 000 ha. The lake St Clair is two hundred meters deep, nd is the deepest lake in the country.