Resting on the border of the spectacular World Heritage Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in the heart of one of Tasmania’s premier wilderness regions, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is a luxurious mountain lodge that offers an iconic wilderness experience. Situated just a few hours’ drive from Devonport and Launceston, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge offers luxurious accommodations, sensational cuisine and wine, warm hospitality and superb service alongside indulgent spa treatments, magnificent surroundings, and breathtaking scenery.

Tucked in the midst of a pristine wilderness setting, the Lodge presents the perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life with four different styles of accommodation, ranging from comfortable Pencil Pine Cabins to the luxurious King Billy Suites. An exclusive spa offers a range of pampering treatments, and massages, a variety of dining options present casual and elegant dining experiences, and more than 20 walking trails are the perfect way to explore the beautiful surroundings.

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1.Rooms at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Rooms at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge  

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge has 86 cabins nestled in the wilderness, ranging from comfortable cabins to luxurious suites. Surrounded by thick woodlands and grassy fields, discreetly situated cabins and suites are connected by wooden boardwalks, creating a tranquil and magical forest hideaway.

While accommodations vary in size and style, from comfortable family-size cabins to deluxe suites for couples, modern amenities can be found throughout. Cabins, rooms, and suites are cleaned daily, and amenities include gas-burning fireplaces, fully-stocked mini bars, tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerators, alarm clocks, iron and ironing boards, hairdryers and deluxe bath products.

Pencil Pine Cabins are located close to the main lodge and boast beautiful lake or bushland views. These comfortable cabins are available in standard and family styles, with queen-size beds in crisp linens and day beds for extra guests, bathrooms with showers and baths, and spacious living areas with plush armchairs and coffee tables. Modern amenities include gas-burning fireplaces, fully-stocked mini bars, tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerators, alarm clocks, iron and ironing boards, hairdryers and deluxe bath products.

Pencil Pine Balcony Cabins feature private balconies with beautiful views while Family Pencil Pine Cabins have two bedrooms, the first with a queen-size bed and the second with two single beds. Family Pencil Pine Cabins with Open Plan Configuration feature two cabins with open plan layouts and have a full-size pullout sofa bed for two extra guests.

Spa Cabins have private verandahs that look out over the surrounding Myrtle forest and offer two types of cabins - Contemporary Spa Cabins and Traditional Spa Cabins. Contemporary Spa Cabins have modern interiors and décor with cozy gas fireplaces while Traditional Spa Cabins feature more rustic interiors with wooden furnishings and wood-burning fireplaces. Both Contemporary and Traditional Spa Cabins feature queen-size beds with plush linens, spacious en-suite bathrooms with showers and spa baths, spacious living rooms with armchairs and coffee tables and dining areas with tables and chairs. Modern amenities include wood-burning fireplaces, fully-stocked mini bars, tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerators, alarm clocks, iron and ironing boards, hairdryers and deluxe bath products.

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2.Cabins & Suites

Cabins & Suites  


Family Spa Cabins have two bedrooms - a master bedroom with queen-size bed and second bedroom with two single beds for the kids, electric heaters and wood-burning fireplaces and modern amenities. Contemporary Spa Cabins feature all the same facilities and amenities as the Traditional Sap Cabins, however, have gas fireplaces instead of wood-burning.

Spa Suites add an extra level of luxury and privacy for discerning guests, with handcrafted Tasmanian wood furnishings, king-size beds dressed with soft goose-down duvets and pillows, wood-burning fireplaces and deep spa baths. Special touches include complimentary fire-side port and a selection of gourmet surprises such as canapés or cheese plates. In addition to king-size bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms with spa bathtubs and showers and spacious living and dining areas, Spa Suites also offer a range of extra comforts and services in addition to the regular amenities, such as refreshment stations with signature Cradle Mountain Cookies, deluxe bathrobes and slippers, and an evening turn down service.

Standard amenities include cozy wood-burning fireplaces, fully-stocked mini bars, tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerators, alarm clocks, iron and ironing boards, hairdryers and deluxe bath products. Spa Suites also have private verandahs with outdoor furniture and gorgeous views of the surrounding wilderness. Family Spa Suites feature two bedrooms - a master bedroom with king-size bed and a second bedroom with two single beds, electric heaters and wood-burning fireplaces and modern amenities.

King Billy Suites offer the ultimate in luxurious accommodations. Donned in contemporary décor, spacious living and dining areas are decorated with sleek furnishings, comfortable armchairs, tables and chairs and double-sided wood-burning fireplaces, while bedrooms offer king-size beds dressed with soft goose-down duvets and pillows. En-suite bathrooms feature walk-in showers and spa baths, along with plush bathrobes, slippers, and deluxe bath products, and large picture windows embrace beautiful woodlands views. Private outdoor decks have private hot tubs while exceptional amenities include complimentary fire-side port and a selection of gourmet surprises such as canapés or cheese plates. Modern amenities include wood-burning fireplaces, fully-stocked mini bars, tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerators, alarm clocks, iron and ironing boards, hairdryers and deluxe bath products.

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3.Dining at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Dining at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge  

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge is home to an award-winning restaurant and tavern-style bar offering a range of dining experiences.

The Highland Restaurant is renowned as one of Tasmania’s finest dining experiences, serving award-winning Tasmanian foods and wines. Begin the day with a hearty mountain buffet breakfast and take a culinary journey through traditional Tasmanian fare for dinner with signature dishes such as Iki-jime yellowfin kingfish sashimi with gazpacho granite, Macquarie Harbor salmon and smoked Tasmanian scallops, and Wallaby porterhouse steak with mixed grain risotto.

The Tavern Bar & Bistro is a rustic tavern-style bar with an inviting, casual ambiance. A roaring log fire, expansive wooden bar, pool table and flat screen televisions add to the atmosphere, and bistro-style meals are served for lunch and dinner alongside a vast selection of beers, wine, imported spirits and handcrafted cocktails.

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge offers Cheese and Wine Tasting evenings, featuring six signature wines paired with three gourmet kinds of cheese, showcasing Tasmania’s burgeoning reputation for boutique produce. The Lodge also presents Wine-Maker Dinners, which provide guests with the opportunity to enjoy a mouthwatering five-course degustation dinner complemented with some of Tasmania’s finest local wines. Guests also get the chance to meet the winemakers behind the masterpieces and learn more about food and wine pairing.

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4.Amenities & Recreational Activities

Amenities & Recreational Activities  


Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge presents a broad range of amenities and leisure activities in and around the lodge. Hotel guest amenities include porter and concierge services, Internet kiosk, complimentary board games, babysitting services, laundry and ironing rooms and a gift store that sells snacks, souvenirs, clothing, camera film, and other personal items. Hiking gear such as packs, boots, and baby backpacks can also be hired from the shop. Mobile phone and Internet access are limited due to the lodge’s remote location.

Activities in and around the Lodge include hiking, mountain biking, bird, and wildlife watching. Daily recreation programs are run each day. Group activities include guided walks through the Tasmanian wilderness and the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, night spotlight tours, cheese and wine tasting, cooking classes and fly fishing in the summer.

There are more than 20 different scenic walking trails and tracks around Dove Lake and Cradle Mountain, which can be enjoyed without a guide. These self-guided walks range from between 20 minutes to nine hours and are the best way to explore and appreciate the beauty of the surrounding area.

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5.The Spa

The Spa
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The Waldheim Alpine Spa at Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge combines the beauty of the surrounding natural wilderness with the power of massage and holistic experiences to offer a range of indulgent massages, body treatments, and other spa services. Ensconced by King Billy pine trees and trickling mountain streams, the Spa features tranquil treatments rooms, including the dedicated therapeutic area of The Sanctuary, which has an elegant relaxation lounge, sauna, steam room, hot tub and cold plunge pool.

Professional spa therapies include pampering massages, power-boosting facials, holistic body treatments, advanced skin care therapies, manicures, pedicures and makeup application. The Waldheim Alpine Spa also offers distinct spa packages for special occasions.

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6.Weddings & Conferences

Weddings & Conferences
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Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge provides idyllic venues for all types of event, ranging from business meetings and conferences to weddings, receptions, social gatherings and other functions. Tucked discreetly away in the Tasmanian wilderness on the border of a World Heritage-listed park, Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge boasts breathtaking natural scenery, luxurious accommodations, award-winning dining, exclusive spa services and modern and fully-equipped function venues for all types of retreats and events.

Facilities and sites include three meeting rooms – The Cradle Room, The Pencil Pine Room, and The Boardroom – that can be customized according to event requirements. All venues feature state-of-the-art technology, audio-visual equipment, banquet settings, natural light and extra space for pre- or post-function gatherings.

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge takes part in unique environmental initiatives, such as the Devils@Cradle program, which supports and assists in the protection of the local Tasmanian Devil population, a now endangered species.

4038 Cradle Mountain Rd, Cradle Mountain, TAS 7306, Australia, Phone: +61 1300 806 192

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Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge, a Spa Hideaway in the Tasmanian Wilderness