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Platypus Experience

The Platypus Experience is located in Latrobe on Tasmania’s beautiful northwest coast. It’s difficult to keep this unique mammal out of its natural environment. However the Experience provides comprehensive dioramas, videos and models with a unique water feature which displays how the platypus live, eat and breed in their secret world. It is truly an educational experience for the young and old.
While experiencing this unique display you can also marvel at the unbelievable collection of trophies, treasures and memorabilia, recognizing Tasmania’s world champion axeman.
You can also view the live rainbow and brown trout plus other fish that live in Tasmania’s rivers and lakes making it an exciting destination for the angler.


Category: Zoos, Sanctuaries, Aquariums and Wildlife Parks


Platypus Experience Information

Contact & Enquiries:
Phone: 03 6426 2099 (International Code +61364262099)
Fax: 03 6426 2407 (International Code +61364262407)

Bells Parade
Tasmania 7307

Postal Address:

Platypus Experience Facilities

  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Child Activities/Child Minding
  • Coach Parking
  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Interactive Centre
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Shop

Platypus Experience Experiences

  • Adventure
  • Educational Tourism
  • Flora/Fauna
  • Science and Technology
  • Wildlife

Platypus Experience Activities

  • Animal Viewing
  • Bushwalking