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Platypus Park

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Relaxed lunch at the Park

Nice well maintained area with cozy restaurant Had a great, well prepared hamburger as lunch (full... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pretty spot

Was a pretty park with ducks and viewing platform. Had fun pottering along the bank on opposite... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Adelaide, Australia
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6 days ago
“Relaxed lunch at the Park”
4 Jul 2018
“Pretty spot”
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Corner Weaver Street and Atherton Herberton Road, Atherton, Queensland, Australia
+61 1300 366 361
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice well maintained area with cozy restaurant Had a great, well prepared hamburger as lunch (full meal for me) , it’s a pleasant place for lunch overlooking the small lake. The tours start every 30 minutes with a very friendly Tour guide. We were lucky...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Was a pretty park with ducks and viewing platform. Had fun pottering along the bank on opposite side of river trying to spot a platypus. Think I might have seen one but only for a second. Was fun looking.

Thank jillpearce63
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Please be aware - there is Platypus Park in Atherton, with an old railway carriage and cafe on the Atherton - Herberton Rd. Great for viewing ducks in the water hole. The other is Platypus Park at Tarzali - on the Malanda - Millaa Millaa...More

5  Thank GinaR262016
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We walked to the large pond on the estate to discover a number of platypus swimming and feeding in the lily bed. It was a lovely experience and felt very lucky to see the creatures in the wild. I would have liked to see one...More

1  Thank Jamie A
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We seen this place on the Atherton Guides and maps and it said guaranteed to see Platypus. We paid the $17 and the two of us headed off with a tour guide. The guide was talking on the way to the viewing area and we...More

3  Thank LA0401
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here in the hope of seeing a platypus. We had a quick talk over the rules and got some info on spotting a platypus. It costs $6 per person to view the platypus; presumably because it is on private land. There is a...More

2  Thank Jen R
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Stopped here on our way to Milla Milla falls (amazing btw) and decided to pay the $6 to see some platypus. Didn't see anything but the man and woman running the place were pleasant enough to make the stop not too bad

3  Thank Renae A
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Nice location overlooking Platypus park which has mostly ducks and chickens. The best location to spy platypus is in Yungaburra in Peterson creek or even Lakeside. The service at the cafe is pleasant and friendly, the coffee was hot and good, the food was a...More

1  Thank Kim N
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoy wildlife and native animals of the countries we visit. Nothing more rare than to see a platypus. In fact quite a few Australians I met said they have never seen one and for good reason, these little guys are...More

1  Thank Mdlim24
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was very disppointing. Only positive is that it was cheap. Really thought that we were going to see some platapus in the wild. Instead we got to see their backs while they swam away. Coffee was really bad.

1  Thank Rosemarie N
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