Marions Lookout Bushwalk : Dove Lake : Bushwalk Overland Track : Cradle Mountain Bushwalking : Tasmania Bushwalking

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Marion's Lookout Bushwalk Cradle Mountain

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The scenic route to Marions Lookout is via Lake Lilla and Wombat Pool. The most direct route is past the boat shed and straight up the steep side. Please note, this is a very steep walk. Marion’s Lookout isperched on the edge of a high glacier-carved plateau and offers bushwalkers Cradle Mountain spectacular views over mountain peaks
and mirrored lakes.

The walk is popular with holidaymakers to Cradle Mountain, especially in summer when the alpine wildflowers are in full bloom.

The Overland Track walk takes approximately six days and although the track is well-maintained and clearly marked, for some the journey may not be an easy one. Some people may find the walk quite steep in sections and six days of continuous walking can be physically demanding.

Marion's Lookout Bushwalk at a glance:

  • Short walk
  • 2 - 2.5 hours return
  • Reasonable easy; difficult last section
  • Spectacular views
  • Walk begins at Dove Lake carpark

The Cradle Mountain Lake St. Clair National Park is a world heritage wilderness area located in Tasmania Australia where you will find a large number of bushwalking tracks.

Bushwalk Details

grading
Easy, last section harder
duration of walk
2 - 2.5 hours
registration
Registration not required
disabled access
Not Suitable
accommodation
Accommodation at Cradle Mountain
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Food water, camera
fees
maps
Not necessary
do not bring
Pets, firearms, bikes
transport
Transport available to Cradle Mountain
toilets
Limited
food available
At Cradle Mountain
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Dove Lake is at the start of the Overland Track, when completing the walk from North to South. The Overland Track travels a distance of 65 kilometres through the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. Upgrades to the track have made the walk easier; with modern outdoor equipment the overall trip is now much more comfortable than in years gone by. Tthe walk demands considerable preparation and reasonably good physical fitness given on average it takes 5 nights and 6 days complete the Overland Track bushwalk Tasmania.

Marion's Lookout

A popular short bushwalk Cradle Mountain begins at the Dove Lake car park, and is the beginning of the Overland. I it is a walk that can be done by anyone with reasonable fitness levels. The walk takes you to Marion's Lookout, app. 2 1/2 hour return walk.

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PLEASE NOTE:

Bookings are required for people walking the Overland Track during the period 1 November to 30 April. During this period walkers are required to walk the track from North to South (Cradle Mountain to Lake St Clair), and pay the Overland Track Fee.

 
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