Wild Platypus

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

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)

Facilities

Service Types

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Nature and wildlife Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours
Paid Wifi

Fitness

Basic

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Wheelchair access

Membership

Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre

Nearby Things to Do

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Feeding animals

Play A Round in Tassie

Burnie

Platypus seen on tour

Wild Platypus

Burnie

Two Little Penguin chicks looking across the bay, January 2017

Friends of Burnie Penguins Inc.

Parklands, Burnie

Makers' Workshop

Makers’ Workshop

Parklands, Burnie

Biennial Burnie print Prize Competition

Burnie Regional Art Gallery

Burnie

A customer making handmade paper

Creative Paper Tasmania Tour and Paper Sales

Parklands, Burnie

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