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Park Alert...Safety alert: COVID-19 walker registration and hut capacity
Applies from 25/6/2020

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Registration is required for walkers and campers undertaking multi-day walks on the Overland Track​,​ and at Frenchmans Cap, Arm River, Pine Valley, Scott-Kilvert Hut, Farmhouse Creek Track and the​ Walls of Jerusalem​​. This is for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes. 

Some huts are open with limited capacity. For further registration information see the COVID-19 safety information​ page.​​

To confirm whether there is availability and to register for your walk, please fill the Walker Registration Availability Enquiry​ form. For further enquiries email​​ or phone (03) 6165 4254.​​

Last reviewed 5/7/2021 09:40 AM

Waldheim Cabins
Waldheim Cabins

Cradle Mountain Waldheim Cabins

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Safety alert: Cradle Mountain – snow predicted above 800m
Applies from 23/7/2021, until 26/7/2021

​​​​​​​Snowfalls are predicted in the coming days and the road conditions can change quickly.

Please drive to the conditions at Cradle Mountain as the roads can be very slippery. Patches of snow and ice can remain on the road throughout the day when the temperatures are low.

Be well dressed and well prepared for delays in case the roads are closed or restricted to 4WD vehicle access only. If the Dove Lake Road needs to be cleared of snow it may cause the shuttle bus departures to be delayed.

For road closure updates visit the Tasmania Police Community Alerts page, or c​ontact the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre 03 6492 1110.​

Last reviewed 23/7/2021 04:50 PM

Planned event: Dove Lake car park and shuttle bus service
Applies from 14/5/2020

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​During the construction of the Viewing Shelter from April 2020 to Summer 2021, private vehicles will not have access beyond the Ronny Creek car park at any time of day. 

The shuttle bus service will continue to operate throughout the construction period. Private vehicle access between the visitor centre, Ronny Creek and Dove Lake (along Dove Lake Road) is not permitted during shuttle bus operating times. ​

See COVID-19 safety information​ for shuttle bus requirements and hut registration requirements.

Last reviewed 15/7/2021 09:39 AM

A valid parks pass is required for entry to Tasmania's national parks.
​​Per cabin, per night​​​
​Four berth cabin$95.00​
​Six berth cabin​$135.00​​
​Eight berth cabin​$185.00

​Bookings are required and can be made online or by calling 03 6491 2158.

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Waldheim Cabins are located 5km inside the northern entrance of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Drive or walk along Connells Avenue from Ronny Creek.


​​​​​Nestled between buttongrass plains and ancient temperate rainforest are the rustic and unique Waldheim Cabins. These cabins offer an authentic wilderness experience, allowing you to stay within Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park.

Eight cabins (four, six and eight berth) provide simple and affordable lodgings, where a number of great walking tracks radiate from your front door. The cabins are equipped with electric heating, single bunk beds, basic cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery and an electric stove. There are small fridges available in each cabin but no general-use power points.

Please bring your own bedding and toiletries. Linen can be provided at a cost of $11 per person and should be organised at the time of booking.

Two amenitie​s blocks, each with showers and flushing toilets are available for cabin guests.

Please note that all cabins are non-smoking.

Changes due to COVID-19

PWS are taking utmost care to clean cabins and surfaces following each visitors stay. All guests to Waldheim are responsible for maintaining appropriate COVID hygiene practises including providing personal sanitising agents and keeping the cabins clean during your stay. All dishes must be left clean and safe for other guests to use.​

Due to COVID-19, we have made some small changes to the Waldheim Cabins. These changes have been implemented to improve the safety of visitors. 

  • ​Strict check-out time of 10am

  • Strict check-in time of 2pm

  • A minimum 2 night stay (please contact the Kentish Information Centre (03) 6491 1179 for one night Overland Track bookings enquires quoting your overland track booking confirmation number)​​

  • Rubbish and recycling can be disposed of on your behalf for a fee of $20. If you choose not to select this fee during your booking process, please ensure you take all your rubbish with you upon your check out. Leave no Trace.

  • ​​​Linen is required to be booked for each person but only once for the duration of stay. Linen must be ordered during your booking process.

We understand that there may be delays for you due to some of these changes. We appreciate your patience as the cleaning of the Waldheim Cabins is a critical component of the reopening. Know that we’re doing our best to keep you safe. 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but all decisions have been made in the interest of your safety.​