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Welcome to Platypus House. The only place in the world you can experience this amazing animal up close and personal. A Tasmanian natural living world experience not to be missed. Watch both live platypuses and echidnas in daylight and undercover!
Hours Today: 10:00 - 15:30
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
200 Flinders St, Beauty Point, Tasmania 7270, Australia
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Enjoyed platypus house and echidna garden. I think these are both fascinating creatures and could watch them for hours! Sharon the guide was knowledgeable and answered any questions that were asked. I thought the video at the start was great, my 4,6 and 7 yo...More
Great experience. Up close with the elusive platypus. The guide was entertaining and informative. We also got to see echidna’s feeding which was excellent. We normally only see them burrowing frantically if we come across them in the bush.
This was a very worthwhile visit. I thought I was half clever about our mysterious monotremes but I learned a he'll of a lot from our guide. It's a great set up for kids too, though they do ask to keep noise levels down which...More
Had this on my to do list before I got to Tasmania and was pleased I had done so. Well informed guide and up close and personal with the Echidna's and the playpus were easy seen. Would recommend to others.
We thoroughly recommend doing a tour of the Platypus House. You will learn about our unique platypus and also echidnas. The platypus are very shy and don't like loud noises, so you have to be quite, but you are rewarded with the platypus swimming and...More
We visited as part of the Tamar Triple Pass and it is well worth it. We were part of a small group and our guide Georga was very knowledgeable and friendly.
We viewed 3 Platypus and then we got up close to 3 Echidna, who...More