Showcasing platypus to over 1000 people a year! Wild Platypus offers genuine platypus, wildlife and wilderness eco-tours. Tours are conducted by experienced and qualified wildlife managers and guides. We have spent many years working to promote sustainable wildlife ecotourism and conservation in Tasmania.
Tours can be tailored to suit your needs, from a single personalised experience up to groups of 24. Tours range in duration from 1 hour to 2 weeks. An hour-long tour is recommended to find and view platypus, with a success rate of 95% any time of the day.
Our new “Wild Life” tour is designed for those wishing to really get behind the scenes! Design your own personalised package from platypus surveying, a nocturnal wildlife survey, a tasting tour through ‘Murnong’ Tas wild foods garden- wild food gourmet dinner, overnight camping at Waratah high up on a ridge overlooking the Tarkine Rainforest with wild food catering and a Philosopher Falls walk.
We have been providing well developed and successful packages to cruise ships since 2004. We have numerous 4 hour or 8-hour packages available visiting Burnie, Penguin, Ulverstone, Waratah and Beauty Point (Platypus House)
Adventure and Outdoors Tours Basic Carpark Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Customised Family Friendly Food and Wine Tours Half Day or Less Land - Motorised Nature and wildlife Paid Wifi Public Toilet Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Sightseeing Tours Visitor Information Centre Walking and Biking Tours Wheelchair access
From $60 to $150
Platypus and wildlife ecotours anytime of the day (95% guaranteed platypus sighting) conducted by experienced and qualified wildlife managers and guides in Fernglade Reserve, in Burnie, Tasmania. Beautiful Fernglade Reserve is a conservation area 5 mins from the Burnie CBD and Port. Fernglade is now recognised as one of the very best places to see wild platypus in the world! Tours can also provide local food & wines, or genuine Tasmanian wild foods.Carpark Family Friendly Public Toilet