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Devils@Cradle is a world class conservation and breeding facility for three of Tasmania's unique and threatened carnivorous marsupials; the Tasmanian devil, Spotted-tail quoll and Eastern quoll. The facility is located on the edge of the Cradle Mountain National Park World Heritage area and conducts in-situ conservation programs for the Tasmanian devil including an on-site breeding program for insurance of the species. A visit to the sanctuary day or night will allow you to observe these extraordinary animals up close whilst one of our experienced keepers provide educational insight into the species and the programs in place to save them!


Come and explore the mysterious world of the Tasmanian devil at devils @ cradle Tasmania's premier devil sanctuary - located just 500m from the entrance to the Cradle Mountain National Park boasting stunning views of Cradle Mountain.

Wander at your leisure within this unique alpine conservation sanctuary which breeds Tasmania's three unique and threatened carnivorous marsupials; the Tasmanian devil along with the Spotted-tail and Eastern quoll whilst learning about the conservation programs for these species.

A visit to the sanctuary DAY or NIGHT will provide you with an unforgettable experience and an opportunity to observe these extraordinary animals up close whilst one of our Keepers will give you an understanding of their lifecycle and the threats that confront them.

Our Guided Tours provide visitors with a very unique wildlife experience - combining comfort, with high quality education.

Tours operate DAY and NIGHT providing an explanation of our conservation work and informative insight into the biology and behaviour of these unique species.

Hours: The Sanctuary is OPEN DAILY from 9:30am - Guided tours and experiences operate day and night

Map & Directions

3950 Cradle Mountain Road, CRADLE MOUNTAIN Tasmania 7310, Australia


Devils@Cradle is located on the Cradle Mountain Road between Highlander Cottages and the Cradle Mountain Lodge, approximately 1.5km past the Cradle Mountain Visitor Information Centre

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can made more than 24 hours prior to tour commencement at no charge. Cancellations made within 24 hours of the tour commencing or in the event of a no show will be charged 100% of the tour cost.


The fully guided tours are conducted by one of our specialist tour guides, daylight tours generally include close up encounters and maybe a touch, while the after dark tours are reserved for the wild feeding sessions. You will be educated and amazed by this unique animal.

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devils @ cradle is committed to the education, conservation and research of this now vulnerable species.