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Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
Why we like it
- All suites and cabins have private verandas, some with hot-tubs
- Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is a wilderness retreat on the edge of the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain Lake St. Clair National Park
- The lodge is recognised as offering some of the finest dining in Tasmania
- The Waldheim Alpine Spa at Cradle Mountain Lodge reflects the natural purity and pristine beauty of the Tasmanian wilderness, and offers a wide variety of treatments
- Other facilities and activities include bars and lounges, pool table and darts, board games, fly fishing, guided walks and nature tours, mountain bikes,
- canoes, horse riding and quad biking
- Baby sitting is available
Meander through Cradle Mountain's national park with one of the lodges scenic guided walks. We love the Waterfalls Walk where you follow the Dove Canyon track to the cascading Pencil Pine falls, where you can take an invigorating swim.
First experience with A&K. Intended to ask various travel companies for quotes but Vicky (Hamlin) was so good with her suggestions that we did not seek alternative quotations the suggested itinerary was excellent and helped us decide on a balanced and interesting holiday.
- GD, Windermere
From the elegant Pencil Pine Cabins to the luxurious King Billy Suites, the lodge's timber cabins are all set discreetly amidst the wilderness - offering views of the lake, the river or the forests. All represent the ultimate in luxurious wilderness accommodation, with stylish interiors showcasing contemporary design and wonderful modern furniture, whilst outdoor areas offer stunning views.
Best time to be there
All year round; many parts of the country are perfect, even in the middle of the year. The climate ranges from tropical (Darwin) to semi-desert (Alice Springs), humid temperate (Brisbane and Sydney), cool temperate (Melbourne and Hobart) and Mediterranean (Perth and Adelaide).
Sydney/Melbourne/Perth/Darwin (British Airways/Qantas/Emirates/Etihad Airways)
17-21 hours 30 minutes, one refuelling stop
GMT +8 - +10 hours
Visa required for UK passport holders
Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area
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