The Cradle Coast Region is a large and expansive region covering over 30% of
the area of Tasmania. It stretches from Cape Grim at the north western point of
Tasmania, along the north coast, past Port Sorell to Badger Head and
Narawntapu National Park
(formerly the Asbestos Range National Park); and extending south across the
length of the west coast of Tasmania past Strahan, to Port Davey and the Davey
River located in Tasmania's south.
The region encompasses the local government
areas of Burnie, Central Coast, Circular Head, Devonport, Kentish, King Island,
Latrobe, Waratah/Wynyard and the West Coast. It also includes King Island in the
It is covers a region of diverse environments from rugged
mountainous areas, extensive forests and national parks, rivers and lakes, old
mining towns and rich verdant farm lands. Some of the natural and cultural
heritage areas include Kutikina Cave, the Franklin and Gordon Rivers, Cradle
Mountain, Savage River National Park, Rocky Cap National Park and Narawntapu
National Park. Home to internationally renowned Tasmanina Wilderness World
Heritage Areas that encompass Cradle Mountain, Lake St Clair, the Franklin and
Gordon Rivers, and much of the west and south-west region of Tasmania.
Cradle Coast Region Tasmania - Commonwealth of Australia 2003
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