Rainforest Scuba - Romancing the Platypus - Platypus Spotting Tour - Mackay

Tour Code: 426

Prices From

au$180

Live Availability - Book Now

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$180.00
Family: au$240.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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Enjoy the peace and quiet of Finch Hatton Gorge. Your experienced guide will help you find the elusive, shy platypus and more on this once in a lifetime tour.

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Highlights

  • Find out the secrets to spotting platypus and learn fascinating facts about this shy creature and other aquatic life within the rainforest waters
  • Enjoy a unique rainforest experience - with a glass of bubbly!
  • Take a refreshing dip in the fresh waters of Finch Hatton Gorge

Perfect Selfie

  • Keep your eyes peeled (and your camera ready) for sightings of rare rainforest animals
  • Snap a stunning selfie as you enjoy the cooling, fresh waters of Finch Hatton Gorge

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Arrive at Broken River

Nestled at the top of the Pioneer Valley hinterlands is Broken River, located within the Eungella National Park. From here you can enjoy a personalised and educational tour which explains how to find a platypus as well as interesting explanations of other animals that can be found in the rainforest including fish, turtles, eel-tailed catfish, eels and shrimp. Enjoy chicken, side dish and nibbles in a beautiful rainforest setting. Adults are served chilled champagne while children can enjoy fruit juice or water.

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Included In Price

  • Instructor/guide
  • Eco friendly, multi award winning company
  • 30-minute platypus education, practical tuition on how to spot a platypus and explanation of other animals seen at time of tour
  • Food – dinner (chicken, salad, nibblies, fruit, vegetarian/gluten free option)
  • Bubbly (wine or beer can be substituted or added)
  • Water/juice for children
  • Max 6 pax, min 1 pax
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Pioneer Valley

Departure Time

6:00pm

Departure Instructions
  • Check in at Broken River Kiosk 6.00pm
  • Self drive from Mackay, please allow 1.5 hours each way
  • All bookings must be reconfirmed at least 48 hours prior to departure.
Pickup Locations

Mackay city and marina

Destinations

Broken River

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Duration

Allow 2+ hours

What to Bring

Camera, insect spray, comfortable shoes.

Available for Purchase / Hire

Return transfers from Mackay/Finch Hatton (additional cost & allow an extra 1.5 hours each way)

Fitness Level Required

Low

Child Policy

Children and families are welcome on this tour

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our Terms and Conditions for details prior to booking.

  • No shows and reservations cancelled within 48 hours prior to departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee. Reservations cancelled more than 48 hours but less than 1 week prior to departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • This tour is subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions at the discretion of the tour operator. Rainforest Scuba reserves the right to transfer guests to another tour where appropriate.
Additional Information

Minimum – 1 pax. Maximum – 6 pax if transfers included. Max pax – 12 if no transfers.

Eco Certifications
Certified Tourism
Enjoy the peace and quiet of Finch Hatton Gorge. Your experienced guide will help you find the elusive, shy platypus and more on this once in a lifetime tour.

Read More

Highlights

  • Find out the secrets to spotting platypus and learn fascinating facts about this shy creature and other aquatic life within the rainforest waters
  • Enjoy a unique rainforest experience - with a glass of bubbly!
  • Take a refreshing dip in the fresh waters of Finch Hatton Gorge

Perfect Selfie

  • Keep your eyes peeled (and your camera ready) for sightings of rare rainforest animals
  • Snap a stunning selfie as you enjoy the cooling, fresh waters of Finch Hatton Gorge

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Arrive at Broken River

Nestled at the top of the Pioneer Valley hinterlands is Broken River, located within the Eungella National Park. From here you can enjoy a personalised and educational tour which explains how to find a platypus as well as interesting explanations of other animals that can be found in the rainforest including fish, turtles, eel-tailed catfish, eels and shrimp. Enjoy chicken, side dish and nibbles in a beautiful rainforest setting. Adults are served chilled champagne while children can enjoy fruit juice or water.

Read More

Included In Price

  • Instructor/guide
  • Eco friendly, multi award winning company
  • 30-minute platypus education, practical tuition on how to spot a platypus and explanation of other animals seen at time of tour
  • Food – dinner (chicken, salad, nibblies, fruit, vegetarian/gluten free option)
  • Bubbly (wine or beer can be substituted or added)
  • Water/juice for children
  • Max 6 pax, min 1 pax
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Pioneer Valley

Departure Time

6:00pm

Departure Instructions
  • Check in at Broken River Kiosk 6.00pm
  • Self drive from Mackay, please allow 1.5 hours each way
  • All bookings must be reconfirmed at least 48 hours prior to departure.
Pickup Locations

Mackay city and marina

Destinations

Broken River

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Duration

Allow 2+ hours

What to Bring

Camera, insect spray, comfortable shoes.

Available for Purchase / Hire

Return transfers from Mackay/Finch Hatton (additional cost & allow an extra 1.5 hours each way)

Fitness Level Required

Low

Child Policy

Children and families are welcome on this tour

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our Terms and Conditions for details prior to booking.

  • No shows and reservations cancelled within 48 hours prior to departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee. Reservations cancelled more than 48 hours but less than 1 week prior to departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • This tour is subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions at the discretion of the tour operator. Rainforest Scuba reserves the right to transfer guests to another tour where appropriate.
Additional Information

Minimum – 1 pax. Maximum – 6 pax if transfers included. Max pax – 12 if no transfers.

Eco Certifications
Certified Tourism

Tour Code: 426

Prices From

au$180

Live Availability - Book Now

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$180.00
Family: au$240.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

Looking for more tours in Mackay Region?

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