Dove Lake Circuit

Dove Lake Circuit, Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park: Address, Phone Number, Dove Lake Circuit Reviews: 4.5/5

Dove Lake Circuit
4.5
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Is the picturesque lake that has Cradle Mountain in the back ground, part of the Tasmanian World Heritage Wilderness Area in Tasmania.
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GClife
Gold Coast, Australia1,513 contributions
Beautiful
Nov 2021 • Couples
We walked the circuit, taking our time it took just over 2.5 hours Stunning vistas of Craddle Mountain We were advised to walk it clockwise Very easy walk with boardwalks and well maintained pathways Just a delight to walk
Written 18 November 2021
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loreeng2015
Roma64 contributions
Must Do
Nov 2021
Great achievable moderate walk!! Saw all kinds of views and the famous Dove Lakehouse. We walked it in an hour!!
Written 17 November 2021
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Steven P
Perth, Australia12 contributions
Magical Environ
Oct 2021
A big shout out to DIPIWI - Well done to all concerned; well constructed and maintained paths and walkways, through some challenging natural escarpments. A relatively easy walk of around 3 hrs. Could do with a couple of shelters, dotted along the walk.
Written 3 November 2021
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Stu c
Adelaide, Australia22 contributions
Dove Lake beautiful!
Sep 2021
A 4 hour walk around Dove Lake is enjoying for anyone. It is a boardwalk with limited stairs and an ever changing view of the lake and mountains around every corner.
Written 5 October 2021
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249Chris
Rosebery, Australia110 contributions
Fantastic sights
Sep 2021
Only about 6km long, but cramming in plenty of differing scenic views. Hiking the circuit anti-clockwise would probably put the relaxing stretch of the circuit towards the end of the stroll.
Written 17 September 2021
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Jamestheaussie
Adelaide, Australia41 contributions
easy 2+ hour walk
Jul 2021
Great paths everywhere. some step parts but very easy in general. Beautiful views. Crater lake walk was great
Written 23 July 2021
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Geoff D
5 contributions
Tissues
Jul 2021
Great walk and well managed transport to and from site but disappointing to see the trail of used tissues along the way. Bit more education of some is still needed.
Written 16 July 2021
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Mike C
Gold Coast, Australia45 contributions
Iconic walk - beautiful scenery
Jun 2021
Walked out to Dove Lake on June 2021. Parked at Lilla car park as due to current construction there is no private car parking at Dove Lake car park. Was 2km walk and easy along road. Got to Dove Lake and enjoyed scenery even in the windy and overcast conditions. The hut (where you register your day trip hike) was warm and cozy and had adjoining toilets. The hike down to Dove Lake was on the elevated board walk - didn't need boots. Boat shed was approx 10 mins from lake. On the walk back to car park watch out for the tourists buses dropping hikers.
Written 2 July 2021
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Elizabeth B
Gerringong, Australia100 contributions
Lovely way to spend a few hours
Jun 2021 • Couples
We completed this walk on a freezing cold June day. Bus to dove lake was easy and free with your NP pass.
The first half is super easy with magnificent views, the second half has a few steep ladder steps and a series of stairs that are a bit steep. The last section is where you pass the boat shed where everyone wants a photo. We did this hike anti clock wise.
Would highly recommend maybe not suitable for younger children and not wheelchair or pram friendly.
Written 12 June 2021
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Michelle R
Engadine, Australia174 contributions
Amazing views
Apr 2021
We decided to do this 6km circuit walk around Dove Lake on a cold, rainy day and it was so worth the walk. It was a fine misty rain so not too heavy to be annoying. We could not see Cradle Mountain at the start as visibility was so poor, but just as we got around in front of the mountain, the rain stopped, the clouds separated, and the sun came through then the mist dissipated and we got the clearest image of Cradle Mountain. It was amazing. Kept walking around and got some beautiful photos of the shed which I was looking forward to seeing and it didn't disappoint. A great walk with beautiful rainforest and views. A must do if staying in Cradle Mountain NP
Written 25 May 2021
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