New Dove Lake viewing shelter unveiled

Jan 31, 2023

One of the largest gems in Tasmania’s tourism crown, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, has been made more friendly to visitors, with the new Dove Lake viewing shelter officially unveiled.

Part of a $26.8 million investment into upgrading the national park’s infrastructure, the viewing shelter shows off the park’s most iconic view, while also acting as an arrival point for visitors.


And if you fancy discovering this amazing part of the Apple Isle we have a choice of four pack-free guided walks that will get you there and back – with plenty of creature comforts and ‘wow factors’ thrown in!

First up we have our 4-day Cradle Mountain walk. With rugged mountain peaks, glacial lakes, ancient rainforests and abundant wildlife, this truly is a special place.


Enjoy this 4-day Pack-Free walk in beautiful Cradle Mountain National Park, marvelling at 360-degree panoramic views of Tasmania’s highest mountains.

Next up, is our 5-day Lake St Clair Walk. This ancient glaciated landscape is filled with wildlife and contains specialized plant communities found only in Tasmania.


The park contains a world-class system of walking tracks through a variety of environments. At Life’s An Adventure we have chosen the best trails and combined them with luxury accommodation, local food and wine and friendly knowledgeable guides to create an unforgettable experience.

Walk three is our wondeful 5-day Cradle Mountain & Walls of Jerusalem walk. See magnificent Mountain Peaks, spectacular glacial lakes wilderness region of Cradle Mountain is one of Tasmania’s most desirable and iconic walking destinations and a treasure in its own right.


With rugged mountain peaks, glacial lakes, ancient rainforests and abundant wildlife, this truly is a special place.

Staying in the area, our 3-day Lake Pedder & South West Wilderness walk explores the remote South West Wilderness region near Lake Pedder, which is surrounded by the Southwest National Park.


At over six hundred thousand hectares, this is the largest National Park in Tasmania and one of the last remaining temperate wilderness areas on Earth.

The park holds some of Australia’s most striking features including wild rivers, rugged mountains, button grass plains and green rainforests. The beauty of this area is its seclusion, cut off from the chaos of the modern world.


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