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Platypus House, Beauty Point
Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Offering an experience very much specific to Tasmania, Platypus House gives you a chance to see and interact with Tasmanian Platypuses and Echidnas in an indoor setting. Existing to preserve and research the island’s platypus community, the center plays an important role in documenting this rare species. Add Platypus House and other attractions to your Beauty Point trip itinerary using our Beauty Point tourist route planner.
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What a great spot! It isn't often that I come away from an exhibit feeling that I have got more from it than I expected, but that was certainly the outcome here. There were three or four animals on di... read more »
this was my thing I picked but i am so happy to have done it. Learnt and watched the platypus and I coud have stayed all day
Had a lovely visit today 5/10/2016. First went to Seahorse World which I did not enjoy and was relieved to find Platypus House was of better quality. The tour starts with a really short video on the l... read more »
Overall good tour. But we didn't learn much from the tour guide, instead a DVD and more about aimed at the echidnas. But it was a good tour and the family really enjoyed it.
The echidna room was great, they walk around with you, really cool.
Over priced..spent more time watching a boring video from the 80s..seen 2 platapus and 3 echinda..never again
5 platypuses and 3 echidnas.
Cute plaTypus and echnidas that walk freely around your feet
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