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Probably ur best chance to look for wild platypus, there a a small walk on bitumen road to the pond, yet we could not see any -around 3pm- best is early early in the morning, tours are at 6am, else if ur really looking for...More
Take Hamilton rd, past Old Deloraine rd to Wirawee conservation reserve. The rd into the reserve was still closed but we were able to park and walk.
We walked about 500 metres and found a small track along the river. We saw 2 platypus searching...More
Not opened to car traffic at this stage due to the flood but you can park and walk through. Very peaceful and beautiful especially at the Platypus Pond. Take your camera. Perfect location for meditation.
We went here for a short walk with our 4 month old to bide some time between breakfast and cider tasting. The reserve has a gravel road that runs along the river bank so a great place for a walk with a stroller. Even though...More
Platypus are still there. Great to see. Their home is so different after the flood of 2016. The banks of the Mersey River has changed a lot. The photo is a reflection and even though you can't see it, there is a platypus under the...More
We spent a considerable amount of time in January 2017 looking for this place but to no avail. There was no signage anywhere and so we were led to believe that is was no longer open or available to visit...
Unfortunately this site is closed due to recent flooding. Apparently the reserve suffered extensive damage and there are also concerns that the platypus are no longer there. You can't access the reserve at all, however we did find several platypus elsewhere in Latrobe so the...More
Response from Rachel7310 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, this isn't offered anymore after the Floods, I work in a library in the area and had to enquire for other clients and was told it is no longer on offer after the area was washed away.