Lake St Clair

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DISTANCES: Hobart 178Km, Launceston 178Km, Queenstown 83Km

Lake St. Clair is at the heart of the state’s major bushwalking regions. The internationally renowned Overland Trail runs from Lake St. Clair, through the national park, to Cradle Valley. The lake is the southern gateway to the famous Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park.

Set amongst some of Tasmania’s highest mountains, this glacial lake is the deepest natural fresh water lake in Australia with a depth of 190m. There are cabins and camping grounds amid natural surroundings and abundant wildlife, a feature of which are the tame wallabies. A lake-side general store caters for daily needs and a ferry service operates on the lake for tourists and bushwalkers.

Accommodation is available at nearby Derwent Bridge.