The story behind Tasmania’s jewel in the wilderness.

The Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery is a unique 9 room experience that invites visitors into the life, stories and art of Tasmania.

Sitting on the edge of the Cradle Mountain – Lake St. Clair National Park, the gallery incorporates the:

  • AURORA ISLAND EHHIBITION; 16 Tasmanian photographers have captured the incredible Aurora Australis phenomenon in different ways
  • PETER DOMBROVSKIS GALLERY; dedicated to this internationally celebrated photographer
  • ANNUAL EXHIBITION PROGRAM; (to recommence in 2024) seven galleries showcasing contemporary works by Tasmanian artists (or those connected to the state) that change throughout the year
  • EXTENSIVE GIFT SHOP; full of Tasmanian arts, crafts and produce

The Gallery is part of Cradle Mountain Hotel, which offers delicious Tasmanian food and refreshments at Altitude Restaurant + Lounge Bar. The Gallery is open to the public five days a week with free entry for all.

The Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery and Cradle Mountain Hotel are one of a number of tourist properties in Tasmania that are owned by NRMA Parks and Resorts. The Gallery was originally opened in 2003 as a world class international photography gallery. Built by Doherty’s, with Patricia Sabine as the Curator, the gallery was officially opened by then Senator, Dr Bob Brown and attracted interest from across the globe.

The Gallery remains committed to promoting Tasmanian photographers; with more than 3000 photographs within its collection. In recent years however, the brief has broadened to include all art forms showcasing the breadth of talent of Tasmania’s artists and designers.