Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village offers self-contained accommodations, nestled in a rainforest setting with native wildlife throughout the property. Cradle Mountain Village is located in a secluded setting on the edge of the World Heritage-listed Cradle Mountain/Lake St Clair National Park. It is just a 5-minute walk to the Visitor Center and 10 minutes’ drive to the start of the Overland Track. All chalets include a well-equipped kitchenette, dining area, lounge area and bathroom. Each is fully insulated with double glazed windows and electric heating. Car parking at the door is provided. Hellyers Lounge and Bar welcomes you to indulge in a warm fireplace and enjoy your drinks after a long day of hiking or feast your eyes with the majestic view of Cradle Mountain and your favorite drink. Our Lounge is a well-stocked DVD library, board games and an area for children to play and is perfect way to cap your day to sit back and relax. Hellyers restaurant offers dinning experiences from sourcing the best ingredients from across Tasmania. Enjoy the best flavors of Tasmania accompanied with variety of wines from the region.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village has been welcoming guests since Jun 2, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Michelle
    Close to the visitor centre, onsite restaurant was awesome. Wildlife outside the cabins.
  • Peammapat
    a bit expensive but good location and ample facilities
  • Steven
    Really enjoyed our stay here. Was a perfect base for exploring cradle mountain. Loved the restaurant and loved waking up to snow in the morning and all of the animals that came up close and personal on our balcony.
  • Johnston
    Location is just outside the entrance to cradle mountain so really convenient.
  • Katherine
    very well appointed cabin, great restaurant and lounge
  • Joshua
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    great location near the Cradle Mountain visitor center, reasonable price
  • Arnstein
    Plenty of space. The main room / lounge was well set up. Everything we needed was there. Without local TV coverage, Foxtel was provided which provided all the usual channels, so all OK there.
  • Mark
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location to Cradle Mountain (walk to shuttle bus), easy walk to nearby small store , very quiet, great staff
  • Corinne
    very clean, compact with all the facility required
  • Lorraine
    Very quiet location, very comfy beds. Only a short distance to all activities,

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property

  • Is there clothes washing facilites?

    Unfortunately not, there are facilities at an alternative organisation in the area. We can direct you to them upon your arrival.
    Answered on 3 March 2020
  • Can you smoke on the balcony with the door closed

    We would like to assure you that all of our accommodation and indoor public areas are smoke free. Smoking is permitted on the balconies of the cabins ..
    Answered on 3 March 2020
  • Which rooms have a fireplace?

    The spa cottages have an imitation log gas fire. All other cabins have electric panel heating.
    Answered on 29 February 2020
  • Is breakfast include in room price? If not, is it available in the restaurant and at what price?

    Unfortunately, we do not have a breakfast service available in our restaurant. There are supplies available for purchase in our provedore that you can..
    Answered on 3 March 2020
  • Are there laundry facilities

    We are sorry to advise that we do not have laundry facilities within the Village. The Cradle Mountain hotel, which is our neighbouring property, has i..
    Answered on 30 November 2019

Hotel area info *

2 Restaurants On Site

  • Hellyers Restaurant

    No additional info available

  • Wilderness Lounge

    No additional info available

Amenities of Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinners
  • Walking tours
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the business center and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Electric blankets
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 15 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
AUD 10 per stay
15+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 35 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Eftpos Cash Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that for bookings of 3 or more rooms all guest must sign the property's Terms of Stay.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village

  • Check-in at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village is from 2:30 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village is 4.3 miles from the center of Cradle Mountain. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Walking tours
    • Themed dinners
    • Happy hour

  • Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village has 2 restaurants:

    • Wilderness Lounge
    • Hellyers Restaurant

  • Room options at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village include:

    • Double
    • Chalet
    • Villa
    • Studio
    • Twin/Double