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QT026 PLatypus Bushcamp

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    My Property

    Property Name

    Platypus Bush Camp

    Business Type

    Hobby Farm

    Farming methods


    Short Property Description

    ‘Platypus Bush Camp’ is a small retreat offering forest hut accom & camping. We are on 20 acres situated on a pristine creek in the rainforest, bordering Eungella NP. Crystal clear swimming holes; plenty of birds, wildlife & platypus viewing.

    Platypus Bush Camp offers an opportunity for artistic exploration in different media including screen printing, woodwork, stone work & developing building skills for alternative lifestyles.

    Domestic facilities include gas & wood fire, cooking, kero & solar lighting, plumbed showers & toilets. Beautiful drinking water.

    Work required is help with our rainforest regeneration project, general kitchen gardening, mulching & seed collection, work helping to maintain the camping & hut facilities.

    Accom for 2-3 in Timber Slab Hut or tent or BYO to share meals but live self-sufficient.



    Full Property Description

    A little about the Platypus:

    The platypus, sometimes referred to as the duck-billed platypus, is a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. The platypus is the sole living representative of its family and genus, though a number of related species appear in the fossil record.


    What to do in the Area:

    How to get here from Mackay:

    1 h 2 min (72.8 km) sans-serif;font-size: 18px”>via Bruce Hwy/A1, Mackay Eungella Rd and State Route 64


    Skills WWOOFers can learn here

    Organic practices & techniques, Permaculture design practices & techniques, Gardening, Composting, Pruning, Soil conservation, Mulching, Wild Food Foraging, Using & caring for tools, Making tools, Building, Natural Building techniques, Handyman

    My Details

    The Stay

    Can Accommodate

    4 WWOOFers

    Preferred length of Stay

    1-2 weeks


    In Our Home

    Other options

    No Smoking Inside

    Meal Procedures

    Eat separately

    Diets we cater for

    All diets catered for



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