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.