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The Platypus Experience

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12 Dec 2018
“Amazing little creatures”
10 Jan 2017
“this place is closed”
Kayak the Henty. Delivery available (Fee) All gear supplied. Enjoy an amazing experience exploring the unspoiled and beautiful Henty River. Take a morning or afternoon or enjoy the full day. Single or Double Kayaks available. Kayak hire from $35...more
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8-10 Innes St | Part of Strahan Holiday Park, Strahan, Tasmania 7468, Australia
+61 6471 7442
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Well worth a visit and not part of the Tasmania tourist price gouge. A beautiful part of Tassy up near the Beaconsfield Mine. Platypus and Echidnas will endear themselves to you and the guide was good value too.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

unfortunately this place is also closed now. You can contact the visitor center for information on how to go to people's park and maybe spot some platypus on your own.

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank marcmerlin
Strahan R, General Manager at The Platypus Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Hi and thank you for your comments. Yes we no longer have organised Platypus tours but our Platypus are very active for our guests to experience and we have many other activities for people to enjoy.

Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The environment over there is super nice! Indeed, the tour guide have explained the creature of platypus well. He is a super friendly and funny tour guide! He really enriched my knowledge about life and habitat of the platypus and where and when have highest...More

Date of experience: February 2016
5  Thank KiraYin
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Hazel and Gerry are good guide, they are knowledgeable about platypus and surrounding. Hazel lead us to Hogartg falls and introduced plants , Blackwood, houn pine and leatherwood etc..... Too much things I could not remember😂😂

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Chen V
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