Cradle Mountain Rd, via Sheffield, Tasmania
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is a warm, rustic retreat nestled high in the Tasmanian wilderness, a superb escape featuring cosy cabins, fine food and wine and many activities.
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is a unique wilderness retreat on the edge of the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain/Lake St. Clair National Park. The awesome beauty of this region is an inspiration that will stay with you long after you leave.
The Lodge itself has an ambience of warmth and security that welcomes you to every room. Perhaps it's the glow of the open fires that keeps drawing you back or those quiet moments in the Guest's Lounge, catching up on local lore and history. Then of course there's the temptation of the Highland Restaurant and its walk-in Wine Cellar. Or perhaps the mood calls for a less formal meal in the Tavern Bar, a great place to share your adventures with new friends.
Highland Restaurant: Recognised as one of Tasmania's premier dining experiences, featuring the very best of Tasmanian foods and wines. The Highland Restaurant is where you will enjoy the mountain buffet breakfast included in the accommodation tariff.
This restaurant is also open for morning tea and dinner (bookings are necessary for dinner). Picnic hamper service available by arrangement. Guests with special diets should advise reception before arrival.
Tavern Bar & Bistro: A rustic tavern atmosphere with roaring log fire. Bistro style meals served for lunch and dinner. Afternoon tea is also served.
Weindorfer Lounge: More like a private club lounge with deep leather armchairs and a crackling fire. Newspapers are available at the lounge, and boardgames are available at reception.
Guest Lounge Bar: A private, guests retreat, ideal for pre-dinner drinks or a late night port.
At Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, guest accommodations are dotted amongst tree-lined ranges and overlook grassy folds. Wallabies and wombats pausing between mouthfuls of buttongrass and possums posing gracefully as they criss-cross timber boardwalks are some of the magical sights that await as you make your way along the well-lit trails and boardwalks.
Wood-smoke curling from chimneys is often the first hint of the contentment to be found at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge. Your private timber cabin is set discreetly in the wilderness and each cabin offers soothing natural views whether it be of the Lodge Lake, the Pencil Pine River or the rolling hills and bushland expanse of Cradle Valley.
Inside your cabin a log fire is one of the many appealing aspects you'll find each are inviting, comfortable and rich with mountain character.
King Billy Suite:
Representing the ultimate in accommodation, King Billy Suites are expansive featuring separate sleeping and living areas including king size bed and oversized bathroom with two person spa. The interior highlights a contemporary design scheme with premium appointments. Outdoors, a large deck area includes a private hot-tub. Port and evening canapes are also provided to be enjoyed fireside each evening.
Additional in-room comforts include CD player, minibar, complimentary gourmet coffee & tea with homemade cookies.
For those looking to enjoy extra indulgences Cradle Mountain Lodge's Spa Suites are the natural choice. Guests are treated to complimentary fire-side port and each evening a different selection of gourmet surprises arrives to delight your senses - a selection of canape's, perhaps chocolate fondue or a cheese & fruit platter.
Cabins are styled with hand-made Tasmanian wood furnishings and feature king-sized beds piled with feather pillows and soft goose-down duvets. Of course a log fire and a deep spa are part of the attraction.
Spa Suites also offer a range of additional in-room comforts, a mini-bar and complimentary gourmet coffee and tea station with signature Cradle Mountain Cookies are amongst some of the extra treats included in this style of cabin.
Enjoy music from your in-room CD or the silence of the bush. Each Spa Suite has a large private verandah with outdoor furniture and with views directed towards the surrounding wilderness, wildlife spotting in comfort is all a part of Cradle's natural charm.
Spa Cabins are located in natural bush setting and are private and peaceful. Verandahs offer views through the treetops or directly into the surrounding Myrtle forest and given the proximity to the National Park, Cradle Mountain's wildlife are regular visitors.
Inside, Spa Cabins are comfortable and well appointed. Large sofa chairs sit before a log fire and a spacious bathroom, which includes spa bath and separate shower, are some of the features.
Spa Cabins also offer additional amenities including in-room CD Player and coffee and tea making facilities with a range of quality teas, plunger coffee and hot chocolate. Spa Cabins are also available in a Family Cabin style with two separate bedrooms.
Pencil Pine Cabins: With close proximity to the Lodge, Pencil Pine Cabins offer commanding Lodge Lake and bushland views. Available in both regular and Family Cabin, Pencil Pine Cabins are simple in style but comfortable with queen sized bed and Tasmanian wood furnishings.
The activities staff provide a range of guided activities on a daily basis which vary depending on weather and season. Charges apply to some activities. National park entry fees may also apply.
For guests of Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, it is not necessary to venture into the National Park to experience the best of Tasmania's wilderness, as we have a host of great walks with spectacular scenery that leave directly from the Lodge grounds. These walks are suitable for a wide range of fitness levels and weather conditions.
When out walking, It is recommended that you do not wander off the tracks and that you wear sensible, comfortable shoes or sneakers. You should also take warm clothes and/or wet weather gear, hat, sunscreen and sunglasses with you, as the weather is unpredictable in this alpine region.
Waldheim Alpine Spa: