Skip to main content


The Platypus Pad

the 'nest'
The 'nest'
The Platypus Pad is a fully self-contained PLATYPUS-themed 'tiny home' hidden away in leafy Park Grove in Burnie. It's set back from the road, in its own secluded garden (behind the primary residence) complete with a fernery, frog ponds, deck and a Barbeque area. The owner of the Platypus Pad is a platypus expert, conducting local platypus ecotours. This accommodation was built for wildlife filmmakers, photographers and scientists while in town. Private guests are also welcomed to experience this special place. The garden is full of herbs, berries & Tasmanian wild food plants.



Non Smoking

Open Fireplace

Outdoor Dining Area

Outdoor Furniture

Does not cater for people with access needs.

By creating an account on Discover Tasmania, you agree to the terms of use outlined in our Privacy Statement

Success! You are now logged in.

Add to trip

Which trip would you like to add this to?

Need to Remove from a trip?

Remove from trip

Select the trip you would like to remove this from.


You have nearly reached the Explore Map plot limit of 27 items per itinerary.

Try splitting itineraries, rather than creating one large itinerary.

Manage trips
Please try again in a few moments.