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The fading, golden hues of Autumn surrounding the alpine shores of Lake Hanson in the Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park. With its ancient rainforests and alpine heaths, the park is home to the world-famous Overland Track and iconic Cradle Mountain. Part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, it is one of the state's most visited and recognisable regions. This stunning little lake is just one of many glacial lakes in the rugged wilderness surrounding Cradle Mountain. Other nearby lakes include the Twisted Lakes, Lake Wilks, Pickford Tarn and the famous Dove Lake beneath Cradle's jagged peaks. Thanks for tagging #DiscoverTasmania, @hillary_younger! #LakeHanson #CradleMountain #Fagus #Tasmania #SeeAustralia #TasmaniasNorthWest

💙cradle 🏔 #cradlemountain #instatassie #tassiegram #clicktasmania #discovertasmania #tailoredtasmania #tassie #tas #island

What a beautiful view from the Table Cape Lookout! #tablecapelookout #beautiful #free #northwesttasmania #tasmania #tasmaniagram #nature #ocean #sea #lookout #instadaily #instatassie #instagram #tassiepics #adventure #myjourney #photography #photooftheday #natureperfection #tas

#TheNut in #Stanley! #Tasmania #discovertasmania #Launceston #Hobart #Drone #primeperspective

A friendly encounter with nature makes me a happy humbled human. Wishing for the wild 😍😍😍 #discovertasmania #cradlemountain #overland #wombat #nature #tassie #hikelife #camping #whyihike

Roland Rainbow

Moss covered tree #cradlemountain #discovertasmania #nature #tree

Exploring the icy boardwalks of the six-day Overland Track with @tscharke and @taswalkingco through the heart of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Luke, the photographer, had this to say of his experience on Tassie's iconic alpine trek, "The contrast between the Overland Track and the snow was stunning in parts. It's amazing to think that by the next day most of it would have melted. The only sounds were my breath, my footsteps on the boardwalk, and the wind blowing across this alpine plateau. Such a feeling of solitude. In the distance of this photo is our fearless guide James who has walked the track no less than 40 times! Thats a lot of kilometres." Thanks for sharing your adventure with us, Luke! #DiscoverTasmania #OverlandTrack

All the license plates in Tasmania say 'Explore the Possibilities'. Been almost a week without showers now, but that's what we're out here trying to do! #Tasmania #Stanley #TheNut #roadtrip #discoverTasmania #dontblink #views #volcanic #geology #hiking #getoutside #stayactive

Sometimes the most amazing views can be from your doorstep. I walked down to the #beach at #sunset 🌅 and caught this #moment 📸. It made my day.

With views like this, it's not hard to see why Glacier Rock is a favourite stopping point for those exploring the boardwalks of the Dove Lake Circuit at Cradle Mountain. The aptly named rock bears testimony to the glaciers during the past Ice Age that formed this iconic region. Visitors who look carefully at the surface of the Rock will see the striations caused by the rocky debris within the glacier as it moved down from the slopes of Cradle Mountain gouging out the basin that would later contain the waters of Dove Lake. It's a true marvel of nature and a view that's been 2 million years in the making! Thanks for tagging #discovertasmania, @insta_graham23! #Tasmania #SeeAustralia #CradleMountain #DoveLake

A beautiful avenue of trees line the road at Ridgley, just near Burnie, in north west Tassie. Thanks to @claireturfrey for a beautiful photo 😃 Apart from the great scenery Ridgley is also home to the magnificent Guide Falls, of the most popular in Tassie. Not only does it have year round flows but the family friendly surroundings include picnic tables, benches, railings and well maintained walking tracks! The best time to visit... winter 😀 #tasmania #discovertasmania #discoveraustralia #amazingtasmania #amazingaustralia #exploretasmania #exploreaustralia #clicktasmania #seeaustralia #tassie #instatassie #instatasmania #hobartandbeyond #tasmaniagram #tassiepics #guidefalls #ridgley #burnie #australia #australiagram #bushwalk #bushwalking #gosomewhere #getlostnow

Somebody said it was fence post friday! So here it is. Taken from the beautiful #cradlemountain #nationalpark in #tasmania. #discovertasmania #hobartandbeyond #tassiepics #instatassie #tasmaniagram #instatasmania #seetasmania #exploretasmania #australia #au_nz_hotshotz #fencepostfriday #old #rustic #rurallove #jw_snapshots #ig_captures #myshot #ig_exquisite #artsyheaven #trb_country

Doesn't this picture makes you want to go adventuring right now?? Standing on the top of a mountain looking over the lakes and canyons below makes you feel very alive. This photo is taken from the Hanson Peak, on the eastern side of Dove Lake. Much less crowded and I would dare to say more beautiful way to get to Cradle Mountain. #tasmania #tassie #tas #instatasmania #discovertasmania #tasmaniagram #tassiegram #tassiepics #seetasmania #northwesttasmania #mytassiebreak #abcmyphoto #cradlemountain #hansonpeak #hansonlake #adventure #adventuretasmania #bushwalking #summit #onthetopoftheworld #australia_shotz #australia #australiagram #sonyimages #sonyalpha #sonyaustralia #viewbugfeature #view #natgeotravel

Mum and baby out for a stroll 😃 What a beautiful photo from Cradle Mountain, just before Pencil Pine Lodge, by @rodney_morse. #tasmania #discovertasmania #discoveraustralia #amazingtasmania #amazingaustralia #exploretasmania #exploreaustralia #clicktasmania #seeaustralia #tassie #instatasmania #instatassie #tasmaniagram #hobartandbeyond #abcnews #wombat #cradlemountain #gosomewhere #getlostnow #australia #australiagram #amazing_tasmania

So the weather is pretty severe around Tassie right now and what do I decide to do? Go quad biking in it! An epic few hours with Cradle Country Adventures, even though we got blinded by hail and bogged in a huge puddle! 💦❄️ #travel #instatravel #travelgram #wanderlust #explore #backpacking #travelstoke #travelblog #traveldeeper #SeeAustralia #Australia #Tasmania #tassiepics #tasmaniagram #adventuretasmania #discovertasmania #CradleMountain #instamood @australia @tasmania #girlswhotravel #weareexplorers @cradlemountainhotel #quadbiking #adventure #fun #cradlecountryadventures

Just to put in in scale, here are a few more pandani plants, found on the way to the top of the Acropolis. __________________________________________________ #discovertasmania#tasmaniagram#tasmania#seeaustralia#exploringaustralia#exploreaustralia#australiagram#ig_australia#wow_australia2016#mytassiebreak#worldbestshot#earthpics#bestnatureshots#igpowerclub#igphotoworld#GlobalCapture#Exploringtheglobe#bestworldpics#phenomenalshot#naturewelove#splendid_shotz#nature_skyshotz#main_vision#naturewelove#earthpics#amazing_captures#mynikonlife _______________________________

Good morning and Happy Thursday from the peaceful shores of West Head in @NorthernTasmania. This stunning stretch of coastline is hidden away in the wilds of Tassie's Narawntapu National Park. With its sprawling beaches, dunes, lagoons, small islands and low mountain ranges, the park offers a wide range of habitats for plants and animals to enjoy, and a diverse variety of landscapes for visitors to explore. Whether you enjoy water activities, wildlife, history, camping, picnicking or strolling the park's wide open plains, this peaceful coastal refuge is not to be missed! Thanks for tagging #DiscoverTasmania, @nath77w! #NorthernTasmania #WestHead #Tasmania #SeeAustralia

A blast from the past - a snapshot of our muster of Summer 2013! #wagyu #muster #drover

Pretty blossom from a leatherwood tree #instatasmania #discovertasmania #northwesttasmania #tarkinedrive #leatherwoodtree #blossom #whiteflower #autumn #forest #nature #australia

@wilkography_tasmania captured this "epic" new days first light illuminating Mount Geryon, creating a beautiful sunrise in Tasmania's Central Highlands. Thanks Ben for following and tagging @cradlecoasttasmania #cradlecoasttasmania #cradlecoastcaptures #mountgeryon #centralhighlands #tasmaniancentralhighlands #tasmanianwilderness #epic #sunrise #beautiful #firstlight #mountain #clouds

#challengenaturephotography, day number 5, featuring the unique colours of the Cradle Mountain/Lake St. Clair National Park! This particular shot was taken at Wombat Pool, one of the prettier (at least in my opinion) little spots of the too-many-to-count amazing short walks. Very keen to head back up in the near future and have a crack at Mt. Campbell! 📷 Canon 6D, Samyang 14mm | f/5.6, ISO100, 1/500sec #wombatpool #cradlemountain #lakestclair #nationalpark #tasmania #tassie #northwesttasmania #discovertasmania #hobartandbeyond #tasmaniagram #exploretasmania #exploreaustralia #australiagram #ig_australia #wow_australia2016 #ig_exquisite #ig_masterpiece #socialifeaustralia #nature #naturelandscape #landscape #landscapephotography #canon #CanonAustralia #6d #samyang #manuallens #ftw

Home for the next few months is just over the hill from Promised Land. I found it odd that the distances were listed in miles, even though they use the metric system here in Oz.

Abalone shells and seaweeds and colors, oh my! #discovertasmania #marrawah

The best local platter going around is served at #ghostrock #vineyard . My mainlanders were very impressed

What's at the end of the rainbows? Well, judging by this magical capture by @iclo, it's the tranquil pastures of Harford, hidden away in @TasmaniasNorthwest. And that's just the start of it! Tassie's North West is a region brimming with plenty to discover; from stunningly raw wildernesses to quaint heritage charm, and plenty of delicious paddock-to-plate food experiences in between. Whether you're looking to slide into forest sinkholes, explore the endless fields of colour at the annual tulip festival, or merely sitting back and breathing in the world's purest air - there's sure to be a unique adventure here for you! Thanks for tagging #DiscoverTasmania, iclo! #Harford #Tasmania #SeeAustralia #TasmaniasNorthWest

Taking in wintery views from the snowy boardwalks of Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park with @tscharke and @taswalkingco. Like many spots across the state, Cradle Mountain and the iconic Overland Track have welcomed some of the first snow of the season in the past few weeks. The Overland Track, Australia’s premier alpine walk, is a magnificent 65 km, six-day trek through the heart of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The stunning scenery and the physical challenge of the Track have assured it a national and international reputation as one of the world's great wilderness bushwalks. And as you can see, no matter the weather, it's sure to be spectacular! Thanks for tagging #discovertasmania, Luke! #tasmania #seeaustralia

Ahh, the serenity - not a bad view to take us into the weekend, now is it? @jbalzat was lucky enough to capture this stunning sunset from the coastal cliffs of Table Cape on Tassie's North West Coast. This spot, with its dramatic vistas out over Bass Strait and its historic lighthouse, provides views that are nothing short of spectacular. The nearby seaside town of Wynyard offers the perfect base for those visiting the area - whether you're here to to explore the local beaches, take a lazy drive through the picturesque countryside or celebrate the endless fields of colour at the annual Tulip Festival. Thanks for sharing this magical moment with us, Jens! #DiscoverTasmania #SeeAustralia #Tasmania #TableCape #TasmaniasNorthWest

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