We will collect you from your Cradle Mountain accommodation or the Cradle Mountain National Park visitor information centre in our clean and tidy mini bus. Time will be confirmed at booking but generally please be ready around 15min prior to departure time.
We drive into the Cradle Mountain National Park and start our walk at the Ronny Creek carpark. From here we take the Overland track through some button grass plains past crater falls hidden amongst a forest of pandani and sassafras, to a boat shed adjacent to the Crater Lake. Crater Lake is not a real crater but was formed by ice movement in the last ice age.
Trekking to the eastern shore of Crater lake we start to move our gaze looking down at Crater lake, a good time to start taking some photos. We increase the incline of the tack now as we move to a steep descent to the top of Marion’s lookout where we can see some very special scenery and views amongst the alpine vegetation of the top of the plateau.
Trekking back down a steep section of track we come to the Wombat pools with its ancient pencil pines then onto Lake Lilla. Here we again open out into button grass plains. Here we would be expecting to see some animals roaming and eating the grasses, again another place to get those great shots of wild animals in their natural habitats…
Keeping to the track we come to Ronny Ck car park where we will be met by our transport back to Cradle Mountain visitor centre or to your Cradle Mountain accommodation.
INCLUSIONS and HIGHLIGHTS
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