What you'll do
On this tour we go for a walk along a creek where the playful platypus live. Platypus can been seen at anytime of the day, but our best chance is just after dawn. We pick you up from your Byron Bay accommodation, drive to the special Platypus area, and start our 1.5 hour (easy) walk. On our walk we will along the platypus creek looking for platypus, we usually see 1-2 platypus, plus loads of birds and sometimes even koala. After our walk we will have a nice picnic breakfast then return to Byron Bay. We can't guarantee platypus sightings on this tour, but if we don't see them, we take you to our plan b site on another day, for free.
- Responsible interactions
All hosts must follow guidelines created with World Animal Protection.
- Caring expert hosts
Learn from biologists, conservationists, farmers, and more.
- Diverse animals
Meet over 300 kinds of animals, from alpacas to zebras.
Wendy is the founder of Vision Walks- Eco Tours. A self confessed nature-nerd, she has a BSc in environmental science, and a MSc in Advanced Learning Technologies. She has recently attained Advanced Eco Tourism accreditation from Eco Tourism Australia. She is actively involved in conservation and sustainability, has been planting koala food trees for the past 18 months, which she now uses to offset her carbon emissions, which has given her a carbon neutral status (for aiming for carbon positive status) . She has recently found out she's been listed as a finalist in the NSW Regional Tourism Awards in eco tourism. Wendy is passionate about the environment, which she loves to share with people with her incredible knowledge and humor.
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Where you'll be
There are 2 places (outside of Byron) we go depending on the conditions. In both places have platypus and a walking track.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 7 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
We can't guarantee platypus sightings on this tour, but if we don't see them, we take you to our plan b site on another day, for free.