Money

There are no ATMs at Cradle Mountain or Derwent Bridge. You'll need to access cash at Sheffield or Queenstown. Note that there is little to no mobile reception at Cradle Mountain. The only provider that has coverage is Telstra, and its coverage is spotty.

Telephone

There is little if no mobile reception at Cradle Mountain. The only provider that has coverage is Telstra, and its coverage is spotty.

Tourist Information

Cradle Mountain Visitor Information Centre Located just outside the park boundary, this visitor information centre sells parks passes, rents personal locator beacons and provides all-terrain wheelchairs. The helpful staff can provide detailed bushwalking information and maps, weather condition updates, and advice on bushwalking gear, bush safety and bush etiquette. There is some bushwalking clothing and equipment for sale too. The centre has wheelchair-accessible toilets and an on-site cafe and petrol station. There's no ATM or drinking water to fill up with here, only bottled water to buy in the shop.

Rangers Station & Interpretation Centre Just inside the park boundary, this unmanned interpretation centre houses displays about local geology, flora, fauna and Aboriginal heritage. There are wheelchair-accessible toilets here, as well as picnic shelters with electric BBQs.

Lake St Clair Visitor Information Centre Located at Cynthia Bay, on the southern boundary of the park. Helpful rangers provide park and walking information and a small shop sells a limited range of bushwalking equipment and clothing. There are also displays on the area’s geology, flora and fauna and Aboriginal heritage. An attached privately operated cafe offers coffee and meals of average quality at relatively hefty prices.