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Welcome to Platypus House and a World of Monotreme Magic!

Nestled on the water in the beautiful Tamar Valley, Platypus House offers a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch live Tasmanian Platypuses and Echidnas in daylight conditions and undercover! Wet and cold days are not a problem!

Tasmanian Platypuses and Echidnas are unique and simply amazing. Both are must-see animals that should be on everyone’s bucket list. Join us on an unforgettable fun and educational tour suitable for all ages and watch them actively feeding and playing as you wander through the platypus ponds and echidna garden.

Platypus House was established to advance public awareness and understanding about the magic of the monotremes. It is an ideal educational visit for school, family and community group visits.

Enjoy a great coffee from our takeaway café overlooking the Tamar River or have fun browsing for a gift for someone special.

Photography is most welcome.

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7 days ago

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Eyes wide open now! ❤️

As December rolled around we watched our puggle take it’s first curious steps around it’s enclosure. We were all so excited watching the puggle learn to navigate and interact with it’s environment. The puggle had a lovely coat of fur at this point with it’s spines just starting to peak through the fur.

#puggleechidna #echidnaadventures #naturelovers #cuteanimals #comevisit #australia #tasmaniagram #tourism #nature #platypus #cute #platypushouse #echidna #discovertasmania #tasmania #seeaustralia #mammals
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Eyes wide open now! ❤️
As December rolled around we watched our puggle take it’s first curious steps around it’s enclosure. We were all so excited watching the puggle learn to navigate and interact with it’s environment.  The puggle had a lovely coat of fur at this point with it’s spines just starting to peak through the fur.
#puggleechidna #echidnaadventures #naturelovers #cuteanimals #comevisit #australia #tasmaniagram #tourism #nature #platypus #cute #platypushouse #echidna #discovertasmania #tasmania #seeaustralia #mammals

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I was amazed to see my first Tassie echidna. So much fur compared to NSW.

How special

2 weeks ago

Platypus House

Check out those tiny feet! This adorable photo was taken just 2 weeks from our first sighting, at this point we were still lucky to get a quick peek before Eddie would be covering it back over. At this point the two male echidnas Eddie shares her enclosure with were wondering what the fuss is all about. It had become our mission to keep them away from the puggle to ensure it got all the rest it needed to grow big and strong.

#puggleechidna #echidnaadventures #naturelovers #cuteanimals #comevisit #australia #tasmaniagram #tourism #nature #platypus #cute #platypushouse #echidna #discovertasmania #tasmania #seeaustralia #mammals
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Check out those tiny feet! This adorable photo was taken just 2 weeks from our first sighting, at this point we were still lucky to get a quick peek before Eddie would be covering it back over. At this point the two male echidnas Eddie shares her enclosure with were wondering what the fuss is all about. It had become our mission to keep them away from the puggle to ensure it got all the rest it needed to grow big and strong. 
#puggleechidna #echidnaadventures #naturelovers #cuteanimals #comevisit #australia #tasmaniagram #tourism #nature #platypus #cute #platypushouse #echidna #discovertasmania #tasmania #seeaustralia #mammals

Trading hours: 7 days a week  10.00 am – 3:30 pm
Closed  Christmas Day only
Open All Easter and School Holidays
Inspection Head Wharf
200 Flinders Street, Beauty Point, TAS 7270

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