Camping and other activities

Bird watching

There are over 132 recorded bird species at Tarzali Lakes. Head off on a self guided tour with a pair of binoculars to see how many kind of bird you can find and tick off the list of species that will be provided. Depending on the season, visitors may sight Jabirus, Sea Eagles, Osprey, Kookaburras, Kingfishers and an abundance of water birds.

Click here to download a copy of the bird watching checklist in PDF format.


It is a privilege to camp at Tarzali lakes and we have only limited camping sites available with a maximum of 8 people at any one time.
Camping $15 per person. Check-in only between 10am and 4pm, no check-in outside these hours.

There are NO powered camping sites/BBQ facilities/kitchen or washing facilities available.
NO campfires allowed.

Fishing - Currently not available

We are working on improving our fishing expereince and have closed off the fishing area from the 10th of April for maintainance and upgrades.

We plan to relaunch the fishing experience at the Australian Platypus Park in the future, with new and improved facilities. If you want to know when the fishing experience at the park is going to be reopened, check back on our website or facebook page, or drop us a line, and we will add you to our mailing list to receive updates.

Fish feeding

If you prefer not to fish, you may be more comfortable with feeding our fish varieties.

Keep your eye open for one of our resident sea eagles.

Platypus guided tours $8.50
     Children 3 to 12 years $6.00
     Children under 3 years free
     All tours are conducted by a qualified ranger
Camping$15 per person.
     Check in between 10am and 4pm. Limited spaces available.
     See our Other activities page for more details
All prices current as of 6th June 2017 and are subject to change.