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The Peterson Creek Walking Track

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Pretty walk along the creek

I saw two platypus straight up so was very excited, but unfortunately I didn't see any more during... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liz H
Mountain Creek, Australia
Great Place for Platypus Sightings!

Wonderful walking trail with multiple places to stop and watch for platypus. The trail is an easy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Redlands, California
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Yungaburra, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw two platypus straight up so was very excited, but unfortunately I didn't see any more during the hour I spent there. However it was lovely exploring along the creek, with picnic tables and seat scattered along the way to sit and wait for...More

Thank Liz H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful walking trail with multiple places to stop and watch for platypus. The trail is an easy walk and there are benches along the trail to stop and patiently watch the creek for a platypus or two swimming by. We saw several and had a...More

Thank polobear99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled around Oz up and down East coast, tassie etc never seen platypus. Saw 5 on afternoon walk along Peterson Creek. Common as ... Trees well labeled and the walk is a circuit. Most of the yungaburra area has platypus just easier to see on...More

Thank rlnrt
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and head to Peterson Creek and check out the platypus . This is walking distance from my favorite place to stay in the hinterlands- Kookaburra Lodge

Thank LisaH4031
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I'm amazed this place isn't better known. We loved it. Gorgeous walk and we saw 4 platypus including 2 that we got to watch for around 15 minutes. I'm Australian and this was my first time to see them in the wild. Fantastic!

Thank kaminoge
Reviewed 20 July 2018

What a great walk and a lovely way to view the platypus in the river. Great job done by, dedicated locals.

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This walk is a great way to spend a couple of hours. Most of the track follows the Creek where you can stop and do some platypus watching. There are small historical sites to see as well. The walk is reasonably easy with just a...More

Thank Rix_11
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We arrived around 8am and were lucky enough to spot a platypus within a few minutes of being there. Saw lots of turtles and wildlife too. Was incredibly peaceful and well worth the drive!

Thank DanielleV433
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We only ventured a short distance down the track to search for platypus. Walk was pretty and shaded. We enjoyed watching a platypus frollick in the river!

Thank Rh0nda58
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The track is well maintained and provided us with a chance to see a wild platypus and turtle within 10 minutes. Arrived about 5pm.

Thank ATraveller_7
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