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Platypus – Behind the Scenes

This immersive experience will grant you exclusive behind-the-scenes access to our Platypus House for a sneak peek into the secret lives of our fabulous monotremes.

View the platypus like never before, and even help prepare and feed out their afternoon snack. 

Session Times: 9:15am – 9:45am & 2:30pm – 3:00pm

Days Available: Monday – Sunday

Capacity: 6


  • 30 minute guided experience with Lone Pine guide
  • Exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to our off-display platypus house to learn more about platypus care
  • Help to feed the platypus a tasty snack

Age Requirements:

  • Minimum age for participants is 3 years old
  • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult participant
  • Children under the age of 14 must be supervised at all times

Note: Entry to sanctuary not included and must be purchased separately

Full terms & conditions included on check-out page. Please read before booking.

*Subject to availability

**Please note, our platypuses are male and do produce venom, therefore can not be touched or held by the general public.