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.

When to visit Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Cradle Mountain in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Cradle Mountain


Although Cradle Mountain doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Devonport (DPO), which is located 43 miles from Cradle Mountain.


Another option to get to Cradle Mountain is to pick up a car hire from Hobart, which is about 109 miles from Cradle Mountain. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Apex, among others, in Hobart.

Airports near Cradle Mountain

Airlines serving Cradle Mountain

United Airlines
Good (3,557 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,655 reviews)
Excellent (1,425 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (570 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (440 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (270 reviews)
China Eastern
Excellent (9 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (173 reviews)
Good (159 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (146 reviews)
Excellent (6 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Cradle Mountain

Hiring a car in Cradle Mountain

Expect to pay $1.87 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 $22.33 and $29.77.