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Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge in Tasmania

There is no better place in Australia to breath in some fresh air and experience the wilderness than Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge.  The Lodge is widely considered one of Australia’s best and most iconic wilderness experiences.  Located on the edge of the spectacular World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, this happens to be one of Tasmania’s premier wilderness regions.

Just a 2 hour scenic drive from Launceston and 1 ½ hours from Devonport, this superb escape showcases the best Cradle Mountain has to offer with warm hospitality, sensational local food and wine, indulgent spa treatments, breathtaking scenery and magnificent wilderness surroundings. 

Set discreetly within the wilderness setting, the Lodge offers 4 different styles of accommodations, from the contemporary Pencil Pine Cabins to the luxurious King Billy Suites.  Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge provides the perfect haven to rejuvenate, escape, indulge and explore.

The weather in this region is unpredictable and changeable, but if you are well prepared, you will enjoy the many moods of the rainforests and mountains.  The area has an average temperature of 18 degrees Celsius in summer and 6 degrees Celsius in the winter time.  It is important to note that temperatures can go into the minus degrees Celsius during winter, especially during the night.

As for accommodations, Pencil Pine Cabins are the standard room type.  With proximity close to the Lodge, these cabins offer lodge, bush land or lake views.  Available in both family and standard styles, the Pencil Pine Cabins are comfortable and warm with a queen sized bed, day bed, wood fire looking gas heaters and contemporary furnishings and décor.  These rooms provide the perfect base to explore all of the delights that Cradle Mountain has to offer.

The Spa Cabins are located in the natural bush land and are peaceful and private.  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. For those guests looking to enjoy some extra indulgences, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge’s Spa Suites are the ideal choice.

The King Billy Suites represent the ultimate in luxurious wilderness accommodations.  King Billy Suites are expansive; featuring separate living and sleeping areas, double sided wood fire place, king size bed and oversized bathroom with spa.  These beautiful suites overlook the surrounding wilderness.  Outside, a large deck area includes your own private hot tub.  Guests are treated to complimentary fire-side port and each evening a selection of gourmet treats arrives to delight your senses, along with an evening turn down service.

Activities available at the Lodge include fly fishing (seasonal), guided walks, mountain biking, Signature Tasmanian wine & cheese tasting sessions, native animal night viewing tour, the Waldheim Alpine Spa, tobogganing, Dove Lake canoeing, horseback riding, quad biking, helicopter flights and charters and Cradle canyoning.

Recognized as one of Tasmania’s premier dining experiences, featuring the very best of Tasmanian foods and wine, The Highland Restaurant is where guests enjoy the mountain buffet breakfast and dinner.  Picnics are also available at lunchtime.

The Tavern Bar & Bistro gives guests a warm, rustic and casual tavern atmosphere complete with a roaring log fire, television and pool table.  Bistro style food is served for lunch and dinner and afternoon tea is also served.  The bar provides a wide range of beverages and is the perfect spot to enjoy a social drink at the end of your day exploring Cradle Mountain. 

Wine maker Degustation Dinners provide a rare opportunity to enjoy a fine, five-course menu using all local produce to compliment some of Tasmania’s finest wines.  Meet Tasmania’s top winemakers and learn about the perfect pairing of food and wine.  The five-course degustation dinner includes starter, entrée, sorbet, main course and dessert.  Each course is served with a glass of wine.

The Waldheim Alpine Spa at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge reflects the pristine beauty and the natural purity of the Tasmanian wilderness.  Combining nature’s power of touch, the spa and massage therapies mirror the balanced beauty of Cradle Mountain.  Your spa experience will be enhanced by the towering presence of the King Billy pines as you watch fresh mountain streams run through the Tasmanian wilderness.

The Waldheim Alpine Spa also offers a dedicated therapeutic area also known as The Sanctuary.  The Sanctuary includes a sauna and steam room, large hot-tub and coldl plunge pool, as well as a relaxation lounge.  The benefits of combining cold and hot water therapies is an invigorating experience that promotes enhanced circulation and healthy blood flow.

Experience it for yourself and you will understand what is so magical about the Lodge.  Our Experts have all the details for you.  Contact us today to book your next Australian vacation at peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge.

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