Cradle Mountain travel guide

Cradle Mountain Tourism | Cradle Mountain Guide

You're Going to Love Cradle Mountain

With a population of 288, Cradle Mountain is a must-see destination in Tasmania, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Cradle Mountain has to offer.

When to visit Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain in September
Estimated hotel price
$99
1 night at 3-star hotel
Cradle Mountain in September
Estimated hotel price
$99
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Cradle Mountain

Plane

Although Cradle Mountain doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Devonport (DPO), which is located 70 km from Cradle Mountain. Devonport is the most popular, with regular flights from Rex, Emirates, Etihad Airways and other airlines departing from Australia. The shortest domestic flight to Cradle Mountain departs from Melbourne and takes around 1h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Cradle Mountain is to pick up a car hire from Hobart, which is about 176 km from Cradle Mountain. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and YesDrive Car Rental, among others, in Hobart.

Plane

Although Cradle Mountain doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Devonport (DPO), which is located 70 km from Cradle Mountain. Devonport is the most popular, with regular flights from Rex, Emirates, Etihad Airways and other airlines departing from Australia. The shortest domestic flight to Cradle Mountain departs from Melbourne and takes around 1h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Cradle Mountain is to pick up a car hire from Hobart, which is about 176 km from Cradle Mountain. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and YesDrive Car Rental, among others, in Hobart.

Airports near Cradle Mountain

Airlines serving Cradle Mountain

United Airlines
Good (4,817 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,452 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,080 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (861 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (805 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (451 reviews)
China Eastern
Good (34 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (491 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (280 reviews)
Hawaiian Airlines
Good (1,544 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (258 reviews)
Jetstar
Good (291 reviews)
Rex
Excellent (19 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Cradle Mountain

Most booked hotels in Cradle Mountain

Erriba House
0 stars
Excellent (9.6, Excellent reviews)
$198+
Cradle Mountain Highlanders Cottages
0 stars
Excellent (9.3, Excellent reviews)
$223+

Hiring a car in Cradle Mountain

Expect to pay $1.77 per litre in Cradle Mountain (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.24 and $28.32.

Expect to pay $1.77 per litre in Cradle Mountain (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.24 and $28.32.