Details on 132 campsites within 100km of Platypus,

Platypus Campground

Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter

Platypus has toilets Platypus has water available Platypus has picnic fireplaces There are picnic tables available at Platypus Platypus has picnic tables You can go fishing at Platypus

Small, attractive, riverside site in a narrow forested valley.

Reasonable shade from stunted Peppermint and Mountain Gum with an understory of saplings and wattles over well grassed red gravel.

Rated 4.2/5.

Wrens, tree creepers, crows and wallabies are common. The 14th and last of the Wellington River camps.

Facilities and activities at Platypus

Number of sites:


Camping Fees:

Free Camping


This is a free camping area.

How to book:

First in, best dressed.


Longdrop or composting


Not allowed

Water Availability:

Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.

Camp fires:

There are no built fireplaces in this camp ground, however it may be permisable to have a camp fire under certain conditions. Please check local fire restrictions and rules before lighting fires.


No bbqs are provided.


This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.


There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.

Picnic Tables:


Horse Riding:
Canoeing / Kayaking:

There is no canoeing or kayaking at or near this campsite

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Location information for Platypus

This campsite is in Alpine National Park

A stunning alpine national park made up of grassy plains and impressive escarpments and mountains.

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This campsite is accessable with regular 2wd vehicles.

Getting there

From Licola: NE 22k on the Tamboritha Rd, on the left 200m on gravel track, just before the third Wellington Rv bridge.

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