Dining

All cabins include complimentary milk, instant coffee, tea bags, sugar, salt and pepper.

Below is some information about other food and beverage options.


breakfast baskets

Continental breakfast baskets containing toasted muesli, cereals, toast bread, gourmet spreads, yoghurt, milk, and juice are available for $12.00 per person.

Hearty breakfast baskets containing all of the above plus country bacon (air-dried), free range eggs, local mushrooms, and tomatoes are available for $15.00 per person (minimum one week advance order and two persons).


Coffee and chocolates

Ground coffee can be purchased from reception. Coffee plungers are supplied in all cabins.

Port and Anvers truffles can also be purchased from reception.


wine and beer

A good selection of Tasmanian beer, and Tasmanian and Australian mainland wines can be purchased from reception.


cook your own

Shopping is very limited in the Cradle Mountain wilderness area. If you wish to cook in your cabin, it is recommended that you purchase any groceries or fresh food before you arrive. The last places to shop are Sheffield or Deloraine (coming from Hobart, Launceston or Devonport), Burnie (coming from Wynyard or Stanley), and Rosebery (coming from Strahan or Queenstown).


dining out

There are four restaurants and one café within a 1.5 km radius of Highlanders Cottages. Peppers Cradle Mountain Lodge offers formal dining at its Highland Restaurant and counter-meals at the Tavern. The Cradle Mountain Hotel offers a la carte dining at its Altitude Restaurant. Cradle Mountain Wilderness Village Hellyers Restaurant offers a selection of share plates for dinner from 5pm Tuesday to Saturday.  The café at the Cradle Mountain Visitor Centre is open every day for lunch or a snack.