Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Location: Tasmania | Australia

Price guide: £££££ Less than £100 per person per night

A collection of rustic alpine timber lodges perched on the brink of Cradle Mountain National Park, this is where to stay to experience the Australian mountain wilderness – with wallabies, wombats and possums for neighbours, the World Heritage-listed park to explore and your cosy cabins to return to, this is just another side of the country’s diverse landscapes and scope for adventure.
Perfect forFamilies after a stay in the Aussie alpine fresh air.
In the knowKing Billy Suites are the cream of the crop at Cradle Mountain Lodge, with their separate sleeping and living areas, double-sided fireplaces and outdoor decks with hot tubs.

Recommended for...

  • Lodge
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Rustic
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Where

In north-western Tasmania, on the edge of the Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair National Park.

Rooms at Cradle Mountain Lodge

Cradle Mountain Lodge’s 86 wooden cabins are dotted amid pine trees, near the edge of a sleepy lake where the resident platypus and wallabies can often be found. Rustic from the outside and contemporary on the inside, the cabins are roomy and bright; there are also larger options for families keen for a taste of the wilderness.

Food and facilities

The Highland Restaurant has a diverse menu which changes seasonally and uses regional ingredients like Tasmanian pork and lamb, with a selection of the area’s best wines.  The Tavern Bar and Bistro is a casual, cosy bar, complete with leather armchairs and fireplace, for winding down with a drink in the evening. After a day in the great outdoors, the Waldheim Alpine Spa offers a host of treatments to restore and relax – and we love the hot tub looking out over the woods.

Activities at Cradle Mountain Lodge

With the national parkland on your doorstep to explore, there’s plenty on offer when it comes to activities with ranges of hiking trails for varying abilities, as well as walks straight from the lodge to the nearby Pencil Pine Falls and Knyvet Falls. Also close by is the Tasmanian Devil sanctuary where you can visit for a night feeding tour.

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