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, 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!
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
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.
Self-contained motor homes and caravans can stay overnight at Lake St Clair Wilderness Resort and Tarraleah.
Lake St Clair is Australia’s deepest freshwater lake at over 170 metres and forms the southern boundary of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. It’s also the end point of the Overland Track, one of the world’s best multi-day bushwalks. During summer and autumn, rangers offer a variety of activities...
In the middle of Tasmania, on the southern hemisphere’s deepest lake, awaits a brand new wilderness experience: Pumphouse Point. Walk deep into the fjord-like surrounds of Lake St Clair, explore the giant myrtle forests, tread softly on the moss-covered understory and forget the world you left behind. At day’s end,...