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Paddle with the Platypus Twilight Kayak Adventure

Gretna, Australia
Paddle with the Platypus Twilight Kayak Adventure

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Enjoy a guided platypus-spotting tour down parts of the Upper Derwent River only accessible by kayak. Alongside your local guide and a maximum of nine other participants, make the most of an intimate experience only available in this part of the world. Soak up the scenery as you float down river, pausing only for a riverside tasting platter (evenings) or freshly-baked tea (mornings).
  • Spot elusive platypus in their natural habitat, something few people ever get to do
  • Both beginners and experts can enjoy the tour as no prior experience is needed
  • Enjoy the option of morning departures between November and March
  • Hot drinks, snacks, equipment, and complimentary photos are all included
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All kayak and safety equipment
Local guides
Transfers from pick up location at Bushy Park.
Complimentary photos
Coffee and/or Tea
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Gretna War Memorial Oval, 3457 Lyell Hwy, Gretna TAS 7140, Australia

Please meet in the car park at Gretna off the Lyell Highway. 3457 Lyell Highway in Gretna is located at the intersection of Glenlea Drive. You will see the blue visitor information centre sign and the Tassie Bound Van waiting for you 10 minutes prior to departure.

Departure Time

5:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • No prior kayaking experience required. 
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tassie Bound

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during Paddle with the Platypus Twilight Kayak Adventure?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

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Relaxing Evening Paddle with Friends
, Feb 2020
We had a wonderful adventure with Fiona and Liam gliding along the gently flowing river and even saw a couple platypuses floating by

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