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Cradle Country


Experience the variety of Tasmania’s landscape, from Launceston through the patchwork of agricultural hinterland to the renowned Cradle Mountain, on the edge of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

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Food lovers will take delight in sampling fine wine, whisky, cheeses, raspberries, chocolates, salmon, ginseng and honey to name just a few. The option of driving from Melbourne is a possibility with the Spirit of Tasmania ferry crossing daily from Devonport.

At a Glance

  • Launceston to Sheffield (1.5 hours) / 1 night Launceston
  • Sheffield to Cradle Mountain (35 minutes) / 2 nights Cradle Mountain
  • Cradle Mountain to Deloraine (1 hour 10 minutes)
  • Deloraine to Launceston (45 minutes)