Lake St Clair

Lake St Clair lies at the southern end of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

Lake St Clair

Lake St Clair, just a 10-minute drive from Derwent Bridge, lies at the southern end of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and is part of the Tasmanian Wilderness world heritage Area. Carved by ice during several glaciations over the past 2 million years, this is the deepest lake in Australia and is the headwaters of the Derwent River.

The area around Lake St Clair offers a wealth of walks, ranging from leisurely strolls to overnight bushwalks, as well as beautiful forests to explore. Enjoy, trout fishing, a ferryboat ride, picnics by the lake, together with the incredible views around – a photographer’s paradise!

Visitor Information

Lake St Clair National Park
Derwent Bridge TAS 7140
Phone: 03 6289 1172
Fax: 03 6289 1227

Open: Daily 8.15 am – 4.45 pm

Accommodation

Lake St Clair and surrounds offers a variety of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets, including self-contained cottage accommodation, hotel accommodation, chalet park accommodation, bed and breakfast accommodation and caravan park accommodation.

Motor Homes

Self-contained motor homes and caravans can stay overnight at Lake St Clair Wilderness Resort and Tarraleah.

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