Guided platypus tours

Otway Eco Tours offers fully guided tours in the Great Otway National Park and along the Great Ocean Walk. We have tailored tours to let you discover the Otway's by canoe, walking or mountain bike.

We guide small groups at a relaxed pace to let you experience the beauty of this area and minimise our impact on the environment.

Our philosophy is conservation of the environment through experience and education. By choosing one of our tours you discover more about your environment and help donate towards Platypus disease research.

Come canoeing on a remote mountain lake to see Platypus in the wild and find out why they are so special. Our Paddle with the Platypus tour will be an experience you will never forget!

Take a Walk on the Wild side on the Great Ocean Walk to experience the beauty of our rugged coastline.

For the more adventurous customer, allow us to show you some of our fantastic new Mountain biketrails right here in Forrest, catering to riders of all levels and abilities.


You have a 95% chance of seeing platypus. We offer a 20% discount for no sightings.

Leaving from the little town of Forrest, we take you on our canoe tour to discover Australia’s most elusive animal. (lifejackets provided)

Share some time with our unique 100 million year old egg laying mammal in its natural habitat.

This is a rare chance to see Platypus in the wild.

Lake Elizabeth is a is a remote mountain lake formed by a landslide and a beautiful place to spend some time searching for the Platypus.

There is a 1 km walk to the Lake.

Paddle if you want or sit back and enjoy.

Fantastic photographic opportunities.

This is a surreal experience that you will remember forever.

Tours offered at dawn or dusk.

Prices: Price: $85 adults, $50 children, $300 family (2 adults, 3 children)

*We donate to Platypus disease research in Tasmania and actively participate in research into Behaviour, Breeding and Environmental Impact.

We aim to minimise our impact on the Platypus and surrounding environment.

+61 0419 670 985

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