Located at the southern end of the Tamar Valley, the 'Valley of the senses', the city of Launceston is the third-oldest city within Australia. With fine Victorian-era buildings lining the streetscape and well preserved historic buildings showcasing the city's heritage, Launceston is a city of elegant architecture rich in history. A place of adventure and stunning scenery, Launceston offers a diversity of natural wilderness, with the Cataract Gorge within walking distance. North of the city, boardwalks and viewing hides provide the opportunity to observe a vast range of water birds amongst the extensive wetlands of the Tamar. To the east, the sheer crags and meadows of Ben Lomond National Park provide the perfect place for exploring the region on foot.
If you’re looking to enjoy the great outdoors, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge can accommodate for your travel needs and ensure you have a memorable and relaxing stay. Rooms and suites consist of the elegant King Billy Suite, Spa Suite, Spa Cabin or Pencil Pine Cabin, each and every one with the exclusive Peppers details you’ve come to expect. For an assortment of spa and wellness treatments, the Waldheim Day Spa is the perfect retreat, providing an incredible vista from which you can unwind with a soothing facial or therapeutic massage. Savor the taste of Tasmania's prestigious seasonal produce at the applauded Highland Restaurant, or for a more casual affair, dine at the rustic Tavern Bar & Bistro.
Amidst the spectacular World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park is a magical experience of adventure and unspoilt beauty waiting to be discovered. Forming part of The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, Cradle Mountain moulds the epitome of natural luxury, the perfect balance between wild landscape and picture perfect scenery. Cradle Mountain rises behind the glacial formed waters of Dove Lake, bringing a trail of white sandy beaches and cascading streams easily explored by the well established walking tracks surrounding the mountain. For the adventurous, the world famous Overland Track is a six-day bush walk that will take you into the heart of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.