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The Peterson Creek Walking Track

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Yungaburra, Queensland, Australia
+61 1300 366 361
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Great walk

This walk is a great way to spend a couple of hours. Most of the track follows the Creek where you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rix_11
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Kewarra Beach, Australia
Peaceful Platypus Spotting

We arrived around 8am and were lucky enough to spot a platypus within a few minutes of being there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Danielle V
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“walking track” (9 reviews)
“great walk” (4 reviews)
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Yungaburra, Queensland, Australia
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+61 1300 366 361
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"suspension bridge"
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"late afternoon"
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"short distance"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This walk is a great way to spend a couple of hours. Most of the track follows the Creek where you can stop and do some platypus watching. There are small historical sites to see as well. The walk is reasonably easy with just a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived around 8am and were lucky enough to spot a platypus within a few minutes of being there. Saw lots of turtles and wildlife too. Was incredibly peaceful and well worth the drive!

Thank Danielle V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only ventured a short distance down the track to search for platypus. Walk was pretty and shaded. We enjoyed watching a platypus frollick in the river!

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The track is well maintained and provided us with a chance to see a wild platypus and turtle within 10 minutes. Arrived about 5pm.

Thank ATraveller_7
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

A pleasant walk along the creek. A good place to see a platypus in the wild, we saw several each time we walked. My husband also caught Red Claw in the creek.

Thank Lyndsay999
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

Our hosts at Curtain Fig Motel recommended the walk to us and we were delighted to see platypuses in the creek. A lovely walk too, although mossie repellent is handy!

Thank Trimley11
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Thought it was a bit touristy, but then I saw one! So cute. Walked along the Peterson track along the river.

Thank Gavin W
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

I am a local to the area and love Peterson Creek walking track for my daily walk. It is an amazing place to visit at dusk and dawn as you my see a platypus or three. I still get a kick out of seeing them....More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Went in the late afternoon, and, after a good while searching, did eventually see a platypus around dusk. The trail itself is nice, bordering the creek and a field. Patience is necessary if you are looking for platypus, but this is a good place.

Thank gatorben
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Our family of four (children 7 & 9), went early (7:30am) in hopes to spy the shy and elusive platypus. We enjoyed the scenic walk around the trail, and were pleasantly surprised to see at least four different platypuses during our walk! Around 8:30am we...More

Thank Kim A
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