Cradle Mountain Film Fest

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WHAT SPARKS YOUR INTEREST?

Cradle Mountain Walk

Cradle Mountain Huts
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Great Walks of Australia (Cradle Mountain Huts Walk)
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Cradle Mountain sunrise
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Located at the northern end of the Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park, Cradle Mountain is surrounded by smooth glacial lakes, ancient rainforest, and unusual alpine vegetation.
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Crater Lake
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Cradle Mountain Film Fest

Whether you like to bike, walk, run, hike, climb, drive, swim or even jump, The Cradle Mountain Film Fest is looking for you. Document your journey across the wild landscape of Tasmania and submit your short film to win one of many prizes. The best short films will be showcased in April at a special event at Cradle Mountain. So, share your experience as you enjoy and conquer the diverse trails, rivers, lakes and mountains with their unique scenery and bring it all to life for everyone attending the festival to see.

What Is It?

Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia

The Cradle Mountain Film Fest is an event sure to appeal to the adventurer who comes to Tasmania for its one-of-a-kind flora, fauna, and terrain. You will have one year to produce a 5-minute film that details your experience across Tasmania in a humorous, serious, or innovative way. One Year in Tasmania and Mountain Films screening sessions will be part of the long weekend as well as films that appeal to children and other adventure travellers. Along with that, there will be scheduled day and evening walks along several scenic trails in the Cradle Mountain National Park. Outdoor party and get-together activities, yoga and many other interesting moments will also be part of the weekend.

What to Expect

Tackling the overland here in Tasmania can be difficult, challenging and filled with surprises. The organisers of this event want to see what you see and go where you’ve gone. Past winners at the festival have presented shorts which tell a story, highlight remote areas and take the audience to places never been before. The film festival is a popular event for all adventure lovers and people wanting to see new and exciting areas of the Tasmanian countryside.

Calling Adventure and Art Lovers

Cradle Mountain Canyons, Tasmania, AustraliaDo you love adventure? Are you open to new challenges? Have you a love of the wild and wonderful? Do you want to see another side of Tasmania? Then the Cradle Mountain Film Fest is for you. Submit your film for consideration and have a great time doing the legwork. Or, if you love seeing how those fearless and curious folks tackle the countryside, then come to see the film screenings of the best submissions. Explorers gather at Cradle Mountain to join together to appreciate the adventure, the wonder and the hidden gems that Tasmania has to offer.

When and Where?

Cradle Mountain Film Fest is held in early April for 3 days on the weekend. Deadline for film submissions is March 1 and the film can have been made no more than one year ago in advance. Submissions are given eligibility based upon originality and technique. The grand prize is $1,000 AUD and other prizes such as the People’s Choice will be up for grabs for the accepted entries.

The festival is held at Cradle Mountain National Park–with its idyllic surroundings providing the perfect backdrop to watch, critique and experience various films made across Tasmania. The park is accessible via a 30-minute drive from Devonport, inland from the northeast coast of Tasmania.

Local Tips

Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, AustraliaA variety of refreshments will be served during the festival at an additional fee. Walking tours are also available daily, so bring your comfortable shoes and outerwear for trekking along with others in the park. Outdoor yoga and wellness activities are scheduled during the weekend festival. Pre- and post-screening parties are fun ways to get excited about and celebrate your favourite pick’s success.

Tickets

Event prices during the festival range from free to $65 AUD per event. Check with www.cradlemountainfilmfest.com for more detailed information on individual events.

Map of Cradle Mountain Film Fest

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge
Cradle Mountain - North West
Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village
Cradle Mountain - North West
Lemonthyme Wilderness Retreat
Moina - Cradle Mountain
Derwent Bridge Chalets & Studios
Derwent Bridge - Cradle Mountain
Cradle Alpine Retreat
Moina - Cradle Mountain
Discovery Parks Cradle Mountain
Cradle Mountain
Cradle Mountain Highlanders Cottages
Cradle Mountain
Cradle Forest Inn
Moina - Cradle Mountain
Cradle Mountain Hotel
Cradle Mountain
Mole Creek Guesthouse
Mole Creek - Cradle Mountain
Blackwood Park Cottages
Mole Creek - Cradle Mountain
Lake St Clair Lodge
Lake St. Clair - Cradle Mountain
Engadine Cottage
Mole Creek - Cradle Mountain
Frenchman’s Cap Guided Walk
Frenchman's Cap
The Overland Track
Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Forest
Dove Canyon
Dove Canyon
Lost World Canyon
Lost World Canyon and Dove River
Cradle Mountain – 4 day walking holiday
Cradle Mountain
Rugged Indulgence – EPIC Tasmanian Adventures
Launceston - Cradle Mountain
Show Me Your Map of Tasmania – Self Drive Motorcycle Tour (HBA)
Hobart and Surrounding Regions
Cradle Mountain Day tour
Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park
8 Day Tasmanian Wildlife and Wilderness Encounter
Launceston
7 Day Tasmanian Wildlife and Wilderness Encounter
Launceston - East Coast
5 Tage Tasmanien für Genießer Westküste
Launceston - Cradle Mountain
7 Day Tasmanias Wilderness small group tour
Launceston - East Coast
8 Day Tasmanian Wildlife Encounter small group tour
Hobart - Tasmanian Tour
9 Tage Tasmanien für Genießer
Hobart
Tantalising Tasmania
Hobart to Launceston

Where to Stay

Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge

Cradle Mountain - North West

This family-friendly Cradle Mountain hotel is located on a lake, just steps from Enchanted Nature Walk and Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre. Devils at Cradle is 0.9 km away.
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has a full-service spa and a bar/lounge. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/café, a spa tub, and a sauna are onsite.
All rooms are individually decorated and offer minibars and hair dryers. Guests can enjoy fireplaces, and other standard amenities include sitting areas, refrigerators, and premium bedding.

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  • Picnic area
  • Bar/lounge
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  • Full-service spa
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Free breakfast
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free self parking
  • Free WIFI
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  • Smoke-free property

Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village

Cradle Mountain - North West

Situated in the mountains, this hotel is 1.3 km from Devils at Cradle and 2.5 km from Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre. Enchanted Nature Walk is 2.2 km away.

Star rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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Cradle Mountain Hotel

Cradle Mountain

Situated in the mountains, this hotel is 2.1 km from Devils at Cradle and 3.2 km from Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre. Enchanted Nature Walk is 3 km away.

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Lemonthyme Wilderness Retreat

Moina - Cradle Mountain

Situated in the mountains, this motel is 19.1 km from Devils at Cradle and 20 km from Enchanted Nature Walk. Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre and Tasmazia are also within 25 km.

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Discovery Parks Cradle Mountain

Cradle Mountain

Situated in a national park, this campground is 1.2 km from Devils at Cradle and  2.3 km from Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre. Enchanted Nature Walk is 2.1 km away.

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Cradle Alpine Retreat

Moina - Cradle Mountain

Situated in the mountains, this cottage is 16.9 km from Tasmazia and within 40 km of Lake Barrington International Rowing Course and Cradle Mountain.

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