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11 Feb 2018
“We saw the wild platypus!”
23 Dec 2017
“It’s back after the flood and it’s well worth it!”
Bells Parade, Latrobe, Tasmania 7303, Australia
+61 3 6426 2099
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Ron is an amazing tour guide with knowing a lot about platypus. We took the 6am tour as that is the best time to view platypus. The cost is $10 per adult and the money is going back to the community. During the tour we...More

6  Thank jacaline
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I visited here in December 2017 and Phil took us for a tour it wasn’t the best weather for it but he knew what to look for and where and before you know it we had two, one right in front of us and the...More

Thank Frothing
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We did the platypus experience tour in May 2017 with our guide Phil. We just paid 10 AUD the tour. We spent a little bit more than a hour at the river. And we saw actually platypuses. Amazing little animals! Tour is highly recommended.

1  Thank nweinert
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Thanks to the person that posted about seeing Platypus under the bridge at Latrobe. Got out of the car tonight and saw 3. Awesome! Went to a few other places as per trip advisor but too hard so went to the bridge. Arrived 8.45pm so...More

3  Thank Jane B
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Due to recent floods and closure of the local reserve we found out that this is no longer operating. You can find platypus in Latrobe though on your own!! We spoke to some local kids and they told us where to look - currently there...More

8  Thank bratbar
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Make friends and learn about wine! This is a great time and you will make friends on the van! We loved our tour and we learned a lot . Beat day!

Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

We met our volunteer guide Phil at 6.30 p.m. and paid $10 each which goes back into the Latrobe Landcare Group to assist with costs incurred in land projects. We followed Phil out to a Mersey River spot just before Warrawee Forest Reserve and he...More

1  Thank LynA65
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Its not as its promoted, just go to the river and you can spot them on your own.The park and surrounding areas are very nice so take a picnic lunch and look for platypus.

1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

Apart from the word "platypus" on the axemen hall of fame sign, and the giant platypus out the back, we found next to nothing about a platypus and had effectively no experience. If they at least advertised tours, it might help.

1  Thank Daryl W
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Your hosts, Peter and Wendy, will ensure your visit to the Platypus Experience and the Axeman's Hall of Fame is one to remember whilst in Tassie. Marvel at the amazing platypus, abundant in the nearby Mersey River plus the view the displays that depict the...More

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