Cradle Mountain National Park is an area of beautiful scenery with a wide variety of walking trails to choose from! You'll get 5 hours to spend in the national park with a flexible walking itinerary to suit your (and the weather's) conditions on the day.
After departing Launceston, the tour makes a short stop in Sheffield – The Town of Murals. Sheffield is a small and quirky village where the history of the Cradle Mountain region is depicted in artworks across the buildings throughout the town, this includes the opportunity to see the famous Eason’s Mural.
The tour continues into the mountains and arrives at Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake with about 5 hours of possible walking time. The tour begins with a series of short walks to Rainforest City and Pencil Pine Falls. From here, you can choose between the gentle and iconic Dove Lake Circuit (an easy 2-hour walk with amazing mountain views), or climb the loftier heights of Marion’s Lookout. This walk is well rewarded with amazing 360-degree views of the surrounding World Heritage wilderness area.
Take a break and enjoy lunch by a quiet stream and watch wombats in their natural habitat! You'll also learn some of the local history as the tour visits Weindorfer’s Chalet and continues to Weindorfer’s Forest walk.
Cradle Mountain is the backdrop for a truly memorable Tasmanian experience! On your return to Launceston, the tour stops to sample local products at Ashgrove Cheese Factory. You'll return to Launceston at 6.30 pm after a huge, yet unforgettable Cradle Mountain day.