95 kilometres west of Mackay lies Broken River an area which offers one of the best viewing platforms in Australia to spot the platypus in its natural environment. There is also an Information Centre at Broken River which provides visitors with maps and also has a small interpretive centre that highlights the lifecycle of the Platypus.... more
Broken River is also access point to three of the nine walking trails in Eungella National Park being the Granite Bend Circuit 2.1 kilometres that extends from the Rainforest Discovery Walk and takes you deeper into the forest, Crediton Creek Trail 8.5 kilometres one way, a track for the physically fit, it forks from the rainforest discovery and follows Broken River upstream to Crediton Creek and finally the Wishing Pool Circuit 1.5 kilometres circuit, at the end of the Crediton Creek trail, a circuit track leads through rainforest past a waterhole in Broken River.
Accommodation is also available at Broken River which includes camping, and self contained cabins. Self-registration camping is also for Broken River Campgrounds.... less
Platypus viewing deck has wheelchair access.
Broken River is a part of Eungella National Park and therefore pets are not allowed in the area.
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