Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre & Shuttle Bus Terminal - TAS



DEG: -41.583483 145.936906
DMS: 41º 35' 0.54" S 145º 56' 12.86" E
UTM: 55 G 5395922mN 411385mE
Altitude: 871.54m


Address & Contact

3845 Cradle Mountain Rd
Cradle Mountain TAS 7306
Phone: 03 6492 1110
Email: N/A


The Cradle Mountain visitor centre provides facilities and car parking for visitors to Cradle Mountain. While it is possible to drive further into the park (outside of shuttle bus operating hours) the shuttle bus service is included in the entry fee and delivers passengers to the Dove Lake car and bus park.The visitor centre contains information and displays of points of interest in the park. It sells entry tickets, maps etc. There is a cafe/coffee shop to provide food and drinks to visitors.The car park is large. Except on very busy days parking is not an issue. The journey from the visitor centre to Dove Lake is just over 9 kilometres.The shuttle bus leaves from the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre and operates seven days a week. A valid Parks Pass is required along with a ticket for the shuttle bus which can be organised at the Visitor Centre.?The shuttle bus service is included as part of the Cradle Mountain Day Icon pass and as part of the Overland Track booking fee.?Shuttle bus times are seasonal and subject to change. Confirm with the Visitor Centre prior to arrival.Summer (1 October - 31 March) 8:00am to 6:00pm every 10 to 15 minutesWinter (1 April – 30 September) 9:00am to 5:00pm every 15 to 20 minutesLimited private vehicle access and parking for Dove Lake is available outside shuttle bus operating hours. This includes nine private vehicle parking spaces and one disabled parking space. Private vehicle access is not permitted during shuttle bus operating times.
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Sheffield at 28/01:30pm EDT
Distance from Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre & Shuttle Bus Terminal 38.68km NE
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Sheffield School Farm
Distance from Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre & Shuttle Bus Terminal 38.68km NE
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