Cradle Mountain Chateau [managed by RACT]

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3718 Cradle Mountain Road, Cradle Mountain

In a serene alpine woodland setting on the edge of Tasmania’s World Heritage Area, Cradle Mountain Chateau is your base for exploration of the wilderness.

During the day, enjoy short walks to mountain lakes and ancient forests, climb to ice-carved peaks, cast for a trout, tour by 4WD or on horseback – in the evening, return to the comforts of the Chateau, with its cheerful log fires, fine restaurants, and acclaimed Wilderness Gallery, one of the world’s most superb collections of nature photography.

Cradle Mountain Chateau is located close to the northern boundary of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, just two hours’ drive from Launceston, one hour from Devonport, or 1.5 hours from Strahan.


Guest facilities at Cradle Mountain Chateau include complimentary parking, reception, and tour desk facilities. Internet access is available at an hourly rate in the foyer. Lounge areas have open log fires and leather armchairs. There is a full-size billiard table, two libraries, a gift shop, a masseur, disabled facilities, and guest laundry.

Restaurants & Bars

Not far from Cradle Mountain, in the foothills of the Great Western Tiers, boutique vineyards grow the grapes that make some of the island’s best sparkling wines. At Cradle Mountain Chateau you’ll savour all these local food and wine delights in our three bistros and restaurants. Quolls Casual Dining is perfect for breakfast, lunch, coffee, and light meals, seven days a week. The elegant Brushtails Bar is the ideal place for a pre-dinner drink or nightcap – and you’ll dine in style at The Grey Gum, our signature à la carte restaurant.


Cradle Mountain Chateau, situated in alpine woodland adjacent to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, is an ideal setting for your next conference or incentive with meeting facilities for up to 170 delegates.

Accommodation Information:

All 60 of the beautifully appointed rooms and suites have double-sliding doors opening onto their own small private decks for wildlife viewing and woodland views. All accommodation is ground-floor level. There are standard twin rooms with two double beds; king spa rooms, with king-size beds and bathroom spas; and deluxe split-level suites, with sunken lounge, king-size beds, and bathroom spas. There is disabled access.

Standard Double Room
The Standard Deluxe Rooms provide a comfortable base from which to begin your alpine adventure. Each comes equipped with 2 Queen size beds and a well-appointed bathroom. Perfect for couples and families alike.

Deluxe Double Spa Room
There is nothing better than relaxing in a hot spa bath after a rigorous day of hiking through the alpine surrounds of Cradle Mountain. The Double Deluxe Spa room provides for a luxurious means of completing your activities. With its beautiful outlook on the alpine wilderness of Cradle Mountain, you may just want to sleep in and order some room service!

Split Level King Spa Room
The premier room at Cradle Mountain Chateau, the King Spa, split level room allows for the stylish separation of your living quarters and your sleeping quarters. Unwind in a hot spa after a day climbing the surrounding peaks and revel in the comfortable surrounds of Cradle Mountain Chateau.

Location Information:


With the ice-carved mountains and ancient forests of the World Heritage Area on the doorstep, Cradle Mountain Chateau is your base for alpine adventure. Enjoy superb short walks in the magnificent landscapes of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, join our guide for a spotlight wildlife tour, learn the skills of fly fishing for wild trout, paddle a canoe to see Cradle Mountain reflected in Dove Lake, and explore the wilderness on a guided tour by 4WD, boat, horseback or scenic flight.

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