Hipcamp host Susan G.,
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Platypus Bend is located on Lawyer Creek with a beautiful and very fresh swimming spot with steps down into the water. A very stunning and private campsite and will accommodate 3 camper vans and cars. There are large trees and abundant bird life, and you may spot a platypus if lucky. Warm your toes by the campfire at night.

This campsite suits self-contained campers

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Platypus Bend is located on Lawyer Creek with a beautiful and very fresh swimming spot with steps down into the water. A very stunning and private campsite and will accommodate 3 camper vans and cars. There are large trees and abundant bird life, and you may spot a platypus if lucky. Warm your toes by the campfire at night.

This campsite suits self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/shower, and drinking water supply. (The creek is good to drink from when running.) $10 per night per adult

This rainforest property is 6 kms from the highest town in Qld, Ravenshoe. Lawyer Creek winds through the property with campsites next to the creek or away. 

4WD access only in wet weather

No pets please.

Campsite area
Tent or RV site
1 site
Up to 11 guests per site
Up to 4 vehicles
Wheelchair access
4WD Recommended
RV Information
Pop-up campers, Class B RVs, and Cars allowed
Vehicles under 19 feet allowed
Pull-in site
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: grass-or-field
Surface levelness: flat
Generators allowed
No Travel trailers, Fifth wheels, or Class A RVs
Hookups: No electricity, water, sewage, or TV connection
Essentials
Campfires allowed
No toilet
No pets
Amenities
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Susan a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Flexible
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Hiking
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Platypus Bend in Queensland.

Forest
River, stream, or...

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Hipcamper Ben

Relaxing

Ben G.
recommends this listing.
September 18th, 2022

Perfect spot, super quite ….relaxing stay and got to see the platypus both afternoons we where there.
Excellent

Hipcamper jon
Jon S.
recommends this listing.
September 4th, 2022

Great spot to unwind. Complete solitude, lots of flat spots to choose from, and easy access to the creek for swimming. Friendly host. Highly recommend.

Hipcamper Margaret

Rainforest next to a platypus creek

Margaret D.
recommends this listing.
August 19th, 2022

Platypus Bend is the most beautiful and tranquil spot we have ever camped at. We were alone in the rainforest with the creek gurgling by. The platypus was elusive but everything else was perfect. Sue was a great host. The place was close to all the sights in the southern Atherton Tablelands yet felt miles from anywhere

Hipcamper Liam

Beautiful private spot on the creek

Liam C.
recommends this listing.
August 14th, 2022

Beautiful spot, very private. Firewood provided and shaded nicely next to the creek. Sue is a lovely property owner

Hipcamper Ryan

Epic campsite with friendly owner!

Ryan B.
recommends this listing.
August 11th, 2022

Absolutely gem of a camp site and Sue really is as friendly as they come! If you’re up in the tablelands region this place is a must!

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Hipcamper Shon

Gorgeous private creek access

Shon S.
recommends this listing.
August 2nd, 2022

This private location is gorgeous! Great secluded camping option, fire, access to creek. And surprisingly when we visited in July there were no mozzies! Would 1000x come back, loved it here. Ravenshoe is also good location to access tablelands region. Sue was really friendly and flexible with our arrival too

Hipcamper Tennille

Hideaway heaven

Tennille F.
recommends this listing.
July 18th, 2022

This is a place like no other. So magical. So thankful that the owner shares this paradise. Truly romantic and peaceful. recommend to others and will very definitely be back thankyou so much.

Hipcamper Mitchell

Amazing spot!

Mitchell M.
recommends this listing.
July 10th, 2022

We loved camping at Susan's property. Platypus Bend was an amazing spot and we actually managed to spot the little platypus on the final day. Nice place to have a fire by the creek and have a swim. Will certainly be returning at some point!

Hipcamper Veronica
Veronica L.
recommends this listing.
July 6th, 2022

Didn’t get to camp due to rain but our experience was still positive because the owners advised us early and allowed us to cancel the camp trip in time to prevent disappointment,

Property
Katecallan
State
Queensland
Country
Australia
AU$20/night
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