Agreement between Jiuzhaigou National Park (China) and Lake St Clair Lodge at Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park (Australia).

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Widely known in China as a fairyland and as a natural wonder worldwide –Jiuzhaigou National Park in China is famous for its spectacular landscapes and rich Tibetan culture and has been awarded two international crowns for “World Natural Heritage” and “Man and Biosphere”.

Party A: Jiuzhaigou National ParkAdministration

Party B: Lake St Clair Lodge at Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park

Lake St Clair Lodge within the Cradle Mountain and Lake St Clair National Park is located on the central plateau of the island State of Tasmania, Australia. The Park is famous for its rugged mountainous terrain, cut by deep glacial lakes and rivers and  its  diverse  and  unique  Flora  and  Fauna  much  of  which  has  remained unchanged  for millennia. The  park is also  famous  for its iconic  70km Overland Track  which  traverses  the  park  from  North  to  South  and  for  Lake  St  Clair  –Australia’s deepest lake. World Heritage classifications of both Parks are unmatched. Jiuzhaigou National Park  is  the  highest-ranking  World  Heritage  site  for  cultural  criteria  and  the Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park is the highest-ranking site World Heritage site for natural criteria.

Jiuzhaigou  National  Park  and  Cradle  Mountain  – Lake  St  Clair  National  Park established  a  sister  park  relationship  in  2001.  In  a  collaborative  effort  to strengthen  communications and mutual  cooperation between  the  two  parks in order  to  promote  Australia-China  cultural  exchange  and  to  enhance tourism development Jiuzhaigou National Park and Lake St Clair Lodge have reached the following consensus through friendly and frank consultation.