Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

- Cradle Mountain, North West

4038 Cradle Mountain Road, Cradle Mountain TAS
Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
4038 Cradle Mountain Road
Cradle Mountain, TAS  7306

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
Check-out Time
Reception Hours
7am to 10pm
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Free parking

Hotel Policies

TripAdvisor Rating

Cradle Mountain Accommodation

Tucked into the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, discover the secluded relaxation of Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge.

The Lodge’s Cabins and Suites place you right amongst the alpine wilderness. The Cabins feature gas fireplaces, mini bars and day beds to cozy up on. Suites also include spa baths and balconies for extra relaxation. Explore the surrounding wilderness, indulge in a treatment at the Alpine Day Spa and dine on delicacies at Highland Restaurant, this will be an escape to remember.

Features & Facilities

Nestled in the wilderness and surrounded by spectacular alpine views somehow makes the services of a Cradle Mountain Hotel seem even more indulgent. You have fine and casual dining options – in the Highland Restaurant, Tavern Bar & Bistro, Weindorfer Lounge and Guest Lounge Bar – serving fresh local ingredients, regional wines and cocktails daily.

The Day Spa menu reflects the natural purity and pristine beauty of the wilderness, resulting in a harmonious and deeply relaxing experience. Stay connected with Wi-Fi availability and an Internet Kiosk. Cots are available for travelling tots as well as babysitting. The Guest Laundry and ironing rooms are convenient.

Every cabin has a phone and there is a public phone in the main lodge. The Tavern Bar & Bistro has a television and pool table. There are daily activities and complimentary board games, conference and meeting rooms and Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge Store.


  • Waldheim Alpine Spa
  • Tavern Bar & Bistro
  • Highland Restaurant
  • Weindorfer Lounge
  • Guest Lounge Bar
  • Daily activity program
  • Pool table
  • Television only available in the Tavern, not in any cabins
  • Complimentary board games
  • Wi-Fi available in main Lodge (charges apply)
  • Phones in every cabin
  • Car parking
  • Public phone in lodge, in-room phone services in cabins (subject to a valid credit card pre-authorisation)
  • Babysitting (subject to availability)
  • Internet kiosk
  • Guest laundry and ironing rooms
  • Cots available
  • Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge Store
  • Conference and meeting rooms

Highland Restaurant Tasmania

One of Tasmania's premier dining experiences, Highland Restaurant features the freshest Tasmanian food and local wines. The menu is peppered with dishes that bring out the best of the region’s fine produce. Enjoy dinner and buffet breakfast in the cosy and romantic restaurant, with degustation dinners and winemaker events on occasion.

Waldheim Alpine Spa

The Waldheim Alpine Spa is one of Australia's most spectacular and rejuvenating spa experiences. Luxuriate in The Sanctuary, a private retreat with dedicated therapeutic area, hot tub, plunge pool, sauna, steam room and relaxation lounge. Enjoy the wilderness views over Pencil Pine River through the large purpose-built windows.

Tavern Bar & Bistro

The rustic Tavern Bar & Bistro is a warm and casual setting for bistro meals, with the large central wood fire providing an intimate ambience. The Tavern is open daily for lunch and dinner. It is perfect for casual drinks or a hearty meal before a long hike.

National parks

Discover the breathtaking beauty of untouched natural history in the Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park. Plan your tour of the forests, mountains and lakes, with a guided activities program.

Room Types

If you want to experience Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair National Park from a truly unique and advantageous position, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge Pencil Pine Cabins place you right amongst it all. Relax in comfort and admire the peaceful Cradle Mountain lake or bushland views. With warm tones in the decor and contemporary furnishings throughout, Pencil Pine Cabins feature one plush queen bed, a separate day bed and gas heater reminiscent of a traditional fireplace.

  • One plush queen bed
  • One day bed
  • Wood-fire-look gas fire
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Mini bar

Nature lovers and lovers of decadent touches can cosy up in the intimate surroundings of a Cradle Mountain Lodge Spa Suite, perfect for soaking up the majestic views. The décor features handmade Tasmanian wood furnishings, a log combustion fire, deep spa and complimentary coffee and tea station.

  • Plush king bed
  • Majestic views
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Deep spa
  • Wood combustion fire (living room)
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Mini bar

For a real treat, Pencil Pine Balcony Cabins offer the same level of comfort and features of the Pencil Pine Cabin, but with the additional benefit of a balcony with stunning views over the crisp, alpine Cradle Mountain wilderness. Also with one plush queen size bed and one day bed.

  • One plush queen bed
  • One day bed
  • Balcony
  • View of Cradle Mountain
  • Wood-fire-look gas fire
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Mini bar

The ultimate luxurious wilderness accommodation includes a private hot tub, separate living and sleeping areas and over-sized bathroom with spa. With magnificent views of the surrounding untouched environment from your outdoor deck and large window in the bedroom, the King Billy Suite embraces natural beauty and romance. Pour a nightcap from the complimentary bottle of port and sit by the double-sided wood fire. Guests will enjoy a selection of gourmet treats on arrival.

  • Plush king bed
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Turn down service
  • Majestic views
  • Balcony
  • Private deck
  • Lounge and armchairs
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Deep spa bath
  • Double-sided log fire
  • Complimentary cookies
  • Refrigerator
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Mini bar

Dreaming of a perfectly private getaway beneath the woodland canopies? How about a Contemporary Spa Cabin with a boardwalk linking you to the Lodge and surrounding wilderness trails? You’ll have the luxury of a spacious bathroom including a spa bath, along with tea making facilities with quality teas, plunger coffee and hot chocolate.

  • One plush queen bed
  • One day bed
  • Spa bath
  • Gas fireplace
  • Woodland outlook
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Mini bar




Highland Restaurant

Tasmania is known the world over for its cool climate cheeses and wines and seafood; and fine food and wine is never better than when sourced locally and prepared with a passion for the ingredients. At Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge you have a choice of food and wine experiences to suit any occasion.

For a special event, the Highland Restaurant is our signature restaurant. Events of all sizes are often hosted at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, but something small and special like a Signature Wine & Cheese Tasting showcasing Tasmania’s gourmet reputation, can also be arranged.

The Highland Restaurant is open daily for Lodge buffet breakfast and dinner. Bookings are required for dinner. The menu is inspired by the best of Tasmanian produce and changes seasonally.

After a day exploring the area, you might feel like something more casual, the rustic Tavern Bar & Bistro is a warm and casual setting for bistro meals, with the large central wood fire providing an intimate ambience. The Tavern is open daily for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. It is perfect for casual drinks or a hearty meal before a long hike.

Tavern Bar & Bistro

The rustic Tavern Bar & Bistro is a warm and casual setting for bistro meals, with the large central wood fire providing an intimate ambience. The Tavern is open daily for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. It is perfect for casual drinks or a hearty meal before a long hike.

Guest Bar & Lounge

After a day exploring the wilderness, find a comfy place to compare notes or cosy up in front of the fire. The Weindorfer Lounge is perfect, with a grand open fire and deep leather chairs. Just as inviting is the Guest Lounge Bar, ideal for an after-dinner nightcap.

Opening Hours

  • Breakfast 7am - 10am
  • Dinner 5:30pm - 9pm


For restaurant bookings, please call (03) 6492 2100



Tasmanian wilderness weddings are extraordinarily special. No distractions but the ancient peaks, trickling streams, mountain vegetation and rustic cabins in a World Heritage environment. With the therapies and treatments of Waldheim Alpine Spa, everyone in the wedding party and guests will be looking and feeling their best. Courtesy of the magnificent scenery you will have a number of ceremony options. Either in the rustic surroundings of the Lodge, on the balcony of your private suite or right outside in amongst Cradle Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, alongside the Pencil Pine River or beside Dove Lake, just minutes from the Lodge. Download Wedding Kit »

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The best conferences in Tasmania make the most of Tasmania’s rare wilderness and scenery. Cradle Mountain is a World Heritage area of spectacular natural beauty. Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is a haven of warm hospitality in the pristine wilderness, with three flexible event rooms catering for up to 85 guests. There are a number of options at the Lodge for dining, drinks and themed events. Activities are plentiful, everything from fly-fishing to a gourmet master-class. The Waldheim Alpine Spa and experienced Lodge kitchen can expertly cater to any event. Download Conference Kit »

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Take advantage of this pristine environment to take guided walks, ride horses, go fishing, driving and canoeing; or just relax with wine, cheese and spectacular views.

Explore National Parks Cradle Mountain

National parks

Discover the breathtaking beauty of untouched natural history in the Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park. Plan your tour of the forests, mountains and lakes, with a guided activities program.

Discover nature on guided tours Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Guided walks

Whatever your level of fitness, on a guided walk you can really learn about the park, birds and wildlife of this unique area, as well as experience its pristine nature and iconic views.

Book a night spotlighting tour on Cradle Mountain

Night spotlighting tours

For a unique experience, enjoy the wonders of the bush at night on a night spotlighting adventure. Spot wombats, possums, pademelons and wallabies from the comfort of the vehicle.

Quad Bike Tours Cradle Mountain

Quad bike tours

Quad bike tours are an adventure anywhere, but in one of the most precious environments on the planet, they take on a new level of excitement.

Horse riding treks on Cradle Mountain

Horse riding

Horse ride across the open moorlands, through the snow gums of a rare highland country or on a historic mining exploration track. All are great rides with spectacular views.

Fly Fishing at Cradle Mountain

Fly fishing

In the pristine Tasmanian wilderness, learn or brush up on the delicate art of fly fishing from a country highland expert. The Lodge has a pond stocked with Rainbow Trout.

Helicopter flights around Cradle Mountain

Helicopter tours

Get a true appreciation for the scale and the world heritage nature of this alpine wilderness region on a scenic helicopter flight with Cradle Mountain Helicopters.

Driving Tours around Cradle Mountain

Driving tours

A driving tour takes you out into the wilderness and gives you a guided insight into the fauna, flora and history of the country, Waldheim Chalet and the ancient rainforest.

Canoeing in Cradle Mountain


Enjoy an environment perfect for canoeing with soaring mountain peaks, highland air and the tranquil waters of Dove Lake stretching out either side of you.

Wine and Cheese tasting with Peppers Cradle Mountain

Wine & cheese tasting

Relax with a hosted tour of hand-crafted cool climate wines and boutique cheeses at a signature wine and cheese tasting event that showcases Tasmania’s gourmet reputation.


Contact Information
4038 Cradle Mountain Road
Cradle Mountain, TAS 7306

Points of Interest

  • Dove Lake Road circuit walk - 5 km
  • Crater Lake - 7 km
  • Marion’s Lookout - 7 km
  • Queenstown Airport - 123 km
  • Launceston Airport - 152 km


Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is situated in the World Heritage listed Cradle Mountain-St. Clair National Park, in the pristine northwest wilderness of Tasmania - 2 scenic hours drive from Launceston and 1.25 hours from Devonport. Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is located 81km from Devonport, 110km from Burnie, 142km from Launceston and 375km from Hobart.

Air connections
Regular flights are available from all Australian capital cities to Launceston with Jetstar or Virgin Australia, to Devonport with Qantaslink and to Hobart with Qantas or Virgin Australia.

Self drive
Car rental is available through all major car rental companies in airport or city locations from Launceston (drive time is approx. 2.5 hours) Burnie (approx. 1 hour and 30 minutes) and Devonport (approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes).

Sea connections
The 'Spirit of Tasmania' sails between Melbourne and Devonport.

Note: Transfers are not included in rates advertised.

Hotel Policies

Please Note
We are located in 1,600km2 of wilderness. Because of our location, mobile phone service may be patchy (Telstra is the only service provider with network coverage in the area), and WiFi is practically non-existent due to transmission issues to the cabins. Your room does not have a TV. If you are unable to make the most of this opportunity to undergo a “digital detox”, we do offer complimentary WiFi in our Main Lodge building (open from 7am daily), and TV in our Tavern (open from 11:30am daily).
Car Parking
Free parking is available for one car only per room.