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As the weather turns colder, it’s time to rug up and treat your­self to a fab win­try es­cape. Here are our top picks...

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In­dulge with a cosy win­ter break.

CRA­DLE MOUN­TAIN, TAS­MA­NIA

Lo­cated within the Tas­ma­nian Wilder­ness World Her­itage Area, Cra­dle Moun­tain is a breath­tak­ing des­ti­na­tion where icy streams and glacial lakes re­flect dra­matic, snow-capped moun­tain peaks. And in win­ter, you might even catch a glimpse of Aurora Aus­tralia, Aus­tralia’s an­swer to the North­ern Lights. Known for its world-class hike, the Over­land Track, Cra­dle Moun­tain also has plenty to of­fer the trav­eller who prefers crea­ture com­forts and cosy ac­com­mo­da­tion, too.

PEP­PERS CRA­DLE MOUN­TAIN LODGE

The ul­ti­mate in high­land ro­mance, Cra­dle Moun­tain Lodge is perched on the edge of the snow-clad Cra­dle Val­ley. cradle­moun­tain­lodge.com.au

CRA­DLE MOUN­TAIN WILDER­NESS VIL­LAGE

Take shel­ter from the icy Tassie win­ter in these cute self-con­tained cot­tages. cradlevil­lage.com.au

CRA­DLE MOUN­TAIN HIGHLANDER COT­TAGES

Rus­tic tim­ber cot­tages are hid­den within the lush moun­tain rain­for­est of Cra­dle Moun­tain. cradle­high­lander.com.au

Lake­side charm

After a day of hik­ing re­turn to cosy Pep­pers Cra­dle Moun­tain Lodge.

Spa with a view

The Wald­heim Alpine Spa’s plunge pool with idyl­lic nature views.

Meet the lo­cals See cute wom­bats out and about in Cra­dle Moun­tain.

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