Day Hikes and Walks
Dove Lake Circuit
Dove Lake is a stunning glacially carved lake that sits directly beneath the famous Cradle Mountain. The gentle Dove Lake Circuit takes around 2-3 hours with amazing mountain views. This is one of the premier walks in Tasmania, it winds its way around Dove Lake, traverses beneath Cradle Mountain, then returns through magnificent rainforest to the starting point. Pack a picnic and ensure the camera batteries are charged!
Time and distance: 6km (3.7mi) circuit, allow 2-3 hours.
Difficulty: Easy - well-defined rock paths and boardwalks.
How to get there: The Dove Lake Circuit starts from the Dove Lake car park, Cradle Mountain. Cradle Mountain is at the northern end of Cradle Mountain National Park. It is 1.5 hours drive from Devonport and 2.5 hours drive from Launceston.
Experience the beauty of Cradle Mountain and Dove Lake as part of our Luxury 10 Day Tasmania Self Drive itinerary