Romancing the Platypus Tour

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

  • Experienced guide
  • 30-minute platypus education, practical tuition on how to spot a platypus and explanation of other animals seen at time of tour
  • Chicken and side dish/nibbles, (diet adjustments upon request e.g. intolerances, vegetarians etc) only available in the warmer months
  • Champagne for adults
  • Water/juice for children
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Pioneer Valley

Pickup Locations
  • Mackay city and marina
  • Sarina
Destinations

Finch Hatton Gorge

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Duration

2 hours

What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Swimming costume
Available for Purchase / Hire

Transfers from Sarina or Mackay City & Marina

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.

  • Cancellations made with a minimum of one week notice will not incur a fee.
  • Cancellations made with 2-6 days’ notice will incur a 10% fee.
  • Cancellations made with 24-hour notice will incur a 50% fee.
  • No shows and reservations cancelled on the day of tour departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
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

  • Experienced guide
  • 30-minute platypus education, practical tuition on how to spot a platypus and explanation of other animals seen at time of tour
  • Chicken and side dish/nibbles, (diet adjustments upon request e.g. intolerances, vegetarians etc) only available in the warmer months
  • Champagne for adults
  • Water/juice for children
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Pioneer Valley

Pickup Locations
  • Mackay city and marina
  • Sarina
Destinations

Finch Hatton Gorge

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Duration

2 hours

What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Swimming costume
Available for Purchase / Hire

Transfers from Sarina or Mackay City & Marina

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.

  • Cancellations made with a minimum of one week notice will not incur a fee.
  • Cancellations made with 2-6 days’ notice will incur a 10% fee.
  • Cancellations made with 24-hour notice will incur a 50% fee.
  • No shows and reservations cancelled on the day of tour departure will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
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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