Platypus in the Wild

Platypus In The Wild Tour

Tour operated by: Otway Eco Tours

Address: 21 Grant Street, Forrest, Victoria 3236

Mobile: 0419 670 985  


Platypus in the Wild Tour is a dawn and dusk canoe tour on a beautiful mountain lake to see platypus in the wild.

Platypus in the Wild Tour operates all year.

Deep in the Great Otway National Park, Lake Elizabeth is home to the elusive platypus. This is your chance to see platypus in the wild in their natural habitat

Your guides have a wealth of knowledge about these adorable creatures that will satisfy even the most curious customer.

See glow worms on the dusk tour and a wide variety of birdlife along the way.

For further information please contact Otway Eco Tours on 0419 670 985.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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Family Price

These are indicative rates. Contact for details.



These are indicative rates. Contact for details.



These are indicative rates. Contact for details.


Cancellation and booking policy

Please book ahead to avoid disappointment. Please inform them of any cancellation before tour date. Hope you enjoy the tour.

Tour starting location


Mode of transport

  • Canoe
  • Car


  • Canoeing
  • Guided walks


  • Boat
  • Nature based
  • Walking
  • Wildlife


  • Guide

At Otway Eco Tours it is all about the experience.

Discover the Great Otway National Park on one of the fully guided tours. Come canoeing to see platypus in the wild, explore the Great Ocean Walk in style or challenge yourself on some world class Mountain Bike trails.

Bruce your local guide is an Ecologist with a degree in Zoology and Botany. Otway Eco tours is Eco Tourism certified and have Better Business accreditation.


  • Great Ocean Walk Partner
  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
  • Youth Hostels Association
Parks Victoria Licence
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land

How to get here

Great Ocean Road