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GETTING THERE: Cradle Mountain National Park is a four-hour (300km) drive from Hobart. The Cradle Mountain Canyons, 3845 Cradle Mountain Rd, headquarters is next to the visitors’ centre.
CANYONING: The day-long Dove Canyon tour costs $245 per person. cradlemountaincanyons.com.au There is an additional fee for National Park entry: $16.50 for a day pass; annual passes also available. parks.tas.gov.au
STAYING THERE: Cradle Mt Discovery Park, Cradle Mt Lodge, Cradle Mt Hotel, Cradle Mt Wilderness Village and Cradle Mt Highlanders are all close to the canyoning headquarters.