Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain

Interactive Tasmania Map  |  Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain

There are a number of ways to drive from Stanley to Cradle Mountain National Park.

This map, used in conjunction with our Stanley to Cradle Mountain Self Drive Tour driving directions shows you the Northwest Coast as well as moving you to the next overnight stop on your Tasmanian holiday.

My drive map Stanley to Cradle Mountain takes you via some interesting natural features.

More Information on Self Drive Itinerary:  > Stanley to Cradle Mountain Self Drive Itinerary

Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain

Overview  |  Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain
It will be necessary to backtrack towards Burnie before turning inland on the B26 Mount Hicks road cut thropugh to Yolla. 

At Yolla, join the A10 Murchison Highway as it heads south to Strahan and Queenstown.

Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain Tasmania Dove Lake

After a stop at Hellyer Gorge for a walk in the rainforest, watch for the turnoff to the left onto the C132 Belvoir Road. This climbs up onto the Alpine Plateau and becomes the C132 Cradle Mountain Road.

Watch for the turnoff to the right (south) that takes you into the gates of the Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park.

Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain Tasmania Dip Falls

Dip Falls & Dip River Forest Reserve  |  Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain
As you leave Stanley, a turnoff at Black River will take you inland to the Dip River Forest Reserve. The Dip Falls are an interesting geological feature.

Stanley Hotels

Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain Tasmania Countryside at Yolla

Yolla  |  Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain
Rather than stay on the main A3 Bass Highway all the way into Burnie, cut of on the B26 Mount Hicks Road to get to the little farming township of Yolla.

Burnie Hotels

Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain Tasmania Hellyer Gorge Manferns

Hellyer Gorge  |  Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain
The Hellyer Gorge State Reserve is worth a stop if you are interested in walking in fairly primitive conditions.

The tracks are not as good as in the main parks, but the flora, particularly the man ferns are in wonderful condition.

Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain Tasmania Dove Lake Boatshed

Alpine Landscapes  |  Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain
After you turn off onto the C132, it climbs steadily up onto the open alpine environment that goes all the way to Cradle Mountain National Park.

This is an area of windswept, stunted trees and open moorland that is typical of Tasmanian high country.

Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain Tasmania Cradle Mountain Lodge

Hotels in Cradle Mountain  |  Drive Map Stanley to Cradle Mountain
Since you are going to drive right out to the Northwest tip of Tasmania, it would be wise to book your hotel in advance.

Cradle Mountain Hotels

More Info on the Hellyer Gorge: > Hellyer Gorge