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Platypus Park

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Corner Weaver Street and Atherton Herberton Road, Atherton, Queensland, Australia
+61 1300 366 361
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Loved seeing Platypus in the Wild

We seen this place on the Atherton Guides and maps and it said guaranteed to see Platypus. We paid... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LA0401
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Brisbane, Australia
Average

We visited here in the hope of seeing a platypus. We had a quick talk over the rules and got some... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Jen R
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Bath, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent18%
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2 weeks ago
“Loved seeing Platypus in the Wild”
3 Apr 2017
“Average”
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Corner Weaver Street and Atherton Herberton Road, Atherton, Queensland, Australia
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+61 1300 366 361
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We seen this place on the Atherton Guides and maps and it said guaranteed to see Platypus. We paid the $17 and the two of us headed off with a tour guide. The guide was talking on the way to the viewing area and we...More

Thank LA0401
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here in the hope of seeing a platypus. We had a quick talk over the rules and got some info on spotting a platypus. It costs $6 per person to view the platypus; presumably because it is on private land. There is a...More

Thank Jen R
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Stopped here on our way to Milla Milla falls (amazing btw) and decided to pay the $6 to see some platypus. Didn't see anything but the man and woman running the place were pleasant enough to make the stop not too bad

Thank Renae A
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Nice location overlooking Platypus park which has mostly ducks and chickens. The best location to spy platypus is in Yungaburra in Peterson creek or even Lakeside. The service at the cafe is pleasant and friendly, the coffee was hot and good, the food was a...More

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoy wildlife and native animals of the countries we visit. Nothing more rare than to see a platypus. In fact quite a few Australians I met said they have never seen one and for good reason, these little guys are...More

Thank Mdlim24
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was very disppointing. Only positive is that it was cheap. Really thought that we were going to see some platapus in the wild. Instead we got to see their backs while they swam away. Coffee was really bad.

Thank Rosemarie N
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

So there are 2 main things that visitors can do here. Go platypus sighting or fishing. Wanting something different from the usual sightseeing and shopping we decided on fishing as an activity to pass a morning. Perhaps it was beginners luck or perhaps it was...More

Thank plimommy
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Take your money ,walk down the paddock look into a pond ,see bubbles and leave. Should have viewing walkway to see the platypus and footpaths for safety

Thank Lyn H
Reviewed 4 December 2015

It's nicely laid out with clear information. The chances of actually seeing a Platypus are small BUT WE DID! so not worth traveling a long way just for this. However if you are there for the Yungaburra Markets or the Folk Festival make sure you...More

Thank Meharibear
Reviewed 29 October 2015

If you are into Australian wildlife and nature this is a great day out. Highly recommended family day out.

Thank Mark B
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