Guided Platypus Tours

You have a 95% chance of seeing platypus. We offer a 20% discount for no sightings.

Paddle with the Platypus tour (up to 3.5 hours)

Leaving from the little town of Forrest, we take you on our Dawn or Dusk canoe tour to discover Australia’s most elusive animal.

Share some time with our unique 100 million year old egg laying mammal in its natural habitat.

This is a rare chance to see Platypus in the wild.

Lake Elizabeth is a is a remote mountain lake formed by a landslide and a beautiful place to spend some time searching for the Platypus.

Bruce, your local guide has a degree in Ecology and 12 years experience guiding the Platypus tour.

There is a 1 km walk to the Lake.

Paddle if you want or sit back and enjoy.

Fantastic photographic opportunities.

This is a surreal experience that you will remember forever.

Dawn Platypus Tour
Guided Platypus tour
Morning tea
Great Birdlife at dawn

Dusk Platypus Tour
Guided Platypus tour
Afternoon tea
Magical Glow Worms at dusk

Prices: $85 adults, $50 children $300 family (2 adults, 3 children)

We donate to platypus disease research in Tasmania and actively participate in research into behavior, breeding and environmental impact.

We aim to minimise our impact on the platypus and surrounding environment and maximise your experience.