Latest Walks

Easy
800 m return
45 mins

Flagstaff Hill

This short stepped walkway takes you to lookouts high above World Heritage Listed Kingston, with great views of Arthur's Vale, the Settlements, Pier, Slaughter Bay and beyond to Phillip Island.

Medium
2 km return
1 hr

Anson Bay

A steep track down to this secluded surf beach with its crashing waves, where you are likely to have it all to yourselves with just the sea birds as company.

Medium
2.3 km return
1 hr

McLachlans Lane Loop

Follow the path from the park entrance on Red Road to the dry waterfall. Look closely to see McLachlan’s old house site among the Norfolk Pine and White Oak forest and discover a lush valley with a waterfall that flows after good rain.

Easy
25 km return
5 hrs

Along the banks of the l'Hers river from Belesta and over the hills back to Belesta

This is a 25 km circuit walk that takes you along the banks of a lovely river for 7 kms and then up onto a valley between two ridges, giving wonderful views of snow capped mountains(season dependent), before coming back down to Belesta.

Medium
5 km return
2 hrs

Crater Lake Circuit

Commencing from the car park at Dove Lake, follow the boardwalk past fields of button grass, Lake Lilla and Wombat Lake, before heading up the side of the crater wall. The climb is reasonably easy, on a well-graded gravel track, with only a few steep sections.

Medium
6 km
3 hrs

The Northbrook River Trail (Northbrook Gorges)

Northbrook Gorge walking and swimming

Easy
13 km
5 hrs

Cronan Creek Track

From Yellow Pinch car park, a pleasant walk along the fire trail leads you past the base of South Ridge into cool green rainforest. (Note: the climb up South Ridge is rugged and steep and for experienced walkers only).

Medium
3 km
1 hr

Yellowpinch Summit

From the Yellowpinch carpark walk up the hill until you reach the swinging gate that leads to the start of the National Park. At the gate immediately turn right and begin heading up the hill. follow the trail all the way to the summit where you will find great views of Mount Barney. Recommend early morning walk and watch out for cliffs at the top of the summit. Children must be supervised at the summit.

Medium
3 hrs

Marions Lookout

High on the western side of Dove Lake, Marions Lookout provides breathtaking views to Cradle Mountain and over Dove Lake and Crater Lake.

Medium

Face Track

A track along the northern face of Weindorfers Tower and Little Horn, two of the summits of Cradle Mountain.

Easy
5.7 km return
2 hrs

Dove Lake Circuit

This 6km track is one of Tasmania’s premier walks. It will take you right around Dove Lake and beneath the towering spires of Cradle Mountain. The track is boardwalked for much of the way. Highlights: Glacier Rock, Ballroom Forest and the Boatshed.

Easy
2 km return
40 mins

King Billy Track

Fairly easy walk within the grounds of Cradle Mountain Lodge. Walk around through rainforest to discover King Billy Pines up to 1,500 years of age.

Medium
2.4 km return
1 hr

Wombat Pool

This track is used by the Crater Lake Circuit but is still worthwhile as a shorter walk that has great views of Lake Lilla and Wombat Pool. There is a moderate amount of steps so a decent level of fitness is required.

Easy
4 km return
1 hr

Platypus Bay

An easy walk to a nice beach, with a nearby "hide" for viewing platypus (best at dawn and dusk).

Easy
3 km one-way
1 hr

Lake Lilla Track

Walk between Dove Lake and the Ronny Creek carpark past Lake Lilla at Cradle Mountain. Lucky walkers will find wombats feeding beside the boardwalk in the Ronny Creek valley.

Hard
5 km return
2 hrs

Hansons Peak

Hansons Peak is directly across Dove Lake from Marions Lookout and provides fantastic views of Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake. Other features seen include Lake LIlla and Lake Hanson and on a clear day through to Mt Pelion East in the distance.

Very Easy
1.1 km one-way
30 mins

Enchanted Walk

A walk to suit all age groups. For company there’s a cascading river, wombat burrows and magical old-growth rainforest. The walk will take you through buttongrass moorland before entering cool temperate rainforest along the edges of Pencil Pine Creek. Along the track are three interpretive tunnels that kids and kids at heart will find fun to crawl through!

Very Easy
20 mins

Waldheim Forest Walk

Waldheim and Weindorfers Forest Walk: a 20 minute circuit starting from the historic Waldheim Chalet. A glimpse into Gustav Weindorfers's pioneering life at Cradle can be seen at Waldheim Chalet.

Medium
7 km one-way
3 hrs

Pine Valley

If the lure of the Tassie wilds is becoming too much, but you are concerned about 'biting off more than you can chew'. Then Pine Valley is a great 'toe dipper'. Reasonably straightforward to get to with good facilities means the experience is all the better.....no control over the weather though :)

Hard
65 km one-way
6 days

OVERLAND TRACK, TASMANIA

6 days/5 nights - Cradle Mountain to Lake St. Clair