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  2. QLD
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  4. Yungaburra
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Platypus Falls Malanda

House, Yungaburra

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 19 reviews

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Min 2 nights stay

12 guests
3 bedrooms
8 beds
2 bathrooms


Platypus Falls is private family holiday home built in 2011.

This lovely three bedroom, 2 bathroom holiday home is located at the 'Tableland Acreage Country Estate' Approximately one and a quarter hours drive southwest of Cairns.

Situated on a 5000 square metre block on the Atherton Tableland. Over 800 rainforest trees and 12 fruit trees have been planted on the block..

The views from the back balcony are of undulating lush green countryside, with absolute creek frontage. There is a natural flowing creek at the bottom of the property with a small waterfall feature - a nice spot to explore and relax with nature.

A herb garden in ready for the cooking enthusiest, choose from fresh basil, rosemary, cress, mustard, parsley and thyme.

Tablands Acreage Country Estate is ideally located between Malanda and Yungaburra near the historic Peeramon Hotel. The subdivision is on Emerson Road which runs off the Malanda Lake Barrine Road.

How to get there: turn left off the Gillies Highway into Malanda Lake Barrine Road at The Road House then head towards Malanda for approx 5.5 kilometres then turn right into Emerson Road, first left into Jessica and then first into Angelita Close.

How to get there and places of interest.

Platypus Falls is the perfect choice for travellers and large family groups that need a special home base for their holiday, for exploring the Tablelands. Aproximately 1 - 2 hours drive southwest of Cairns, depending on which route you take.

Via the Gillies Highway - 76.5km - 1 hour 24 minutes

Via the Kennedy Highway - 114km - 1 hour 58 minutes

Places of Interest:

Peeramon Hotel, Curtain Fig Tree, Davies Creek, Lake Tinnaroo, Lake Eacham, Lake Barrine, Malanda Falls, Millaa Millaa Falls, Mount Hypipamee Crater, Mount Quincan, Seven Sisters, Windy Hill and the list goes on.

Towns of interest:

Herberton, Atherton, Malanda, Ravenshoe, Tinaroo, Yungaburra

1. 7km to Malanda Falls and swimming pool. The Malanda Tree Kangaroo Cafe and information centre is next door.

2. 3km to Winfield Park which is on the North Johnston River

3. 7km to Lake Eacham

4. 6km to Malanda

5. 12km to Yungaburra and Lake Tinaroo

6. 14km to Lake Tinaroo boat ramp

7. 7km to Peeramon Pub

8. 17km to Lake Barrine

Platypus Falls Facilities


1 x master queen bedroom with en-suite + TV

1 x king bed or twin bedroom 2 singles

1 x king bed or twin bedroom 2 singles

2 x sofa beds in lounge area sleeps extra 4 guests

Fully self contained for up to 10 guests

Telstra serviced area

All linen supplied including beach towels

Barbecue supplied

Pet friendly - fully fenced

Child friendly

Heated for your comfort in winter

Ceiling fans throughout

Balcony with lovely valley and creek views

Cyclone shelter built underneath house


Features covered by Stayz Rental Assurance

Dishwasher, Parking, Washing machine

Child's high chair Clothes dryer Cot Dishwasher DVD player Eco-Friendly Heating Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Parking Pets allowed Stereo Towels provided Video library Washing machine
Platypus Falls (Malanda) is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 19.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from You'll want to stay longer The property has been thoughtfully furnished for parents with young kids. Everything you need, and more, is there. It's clean, comfortable and relaxing. There's good accessibility to everything the Tablelands has to offer.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow! What a Getaway We stayed for 2 nights over the show day long weekend and enjoyed our time immensely, the property is fitted out with every possible need , just bring your food , ice is even supplied for drinks , from the beautiful fresh air of the tablelands with amazing patio views to the comfy sleep in one of the 3 bedrooms , you can experience a treat well worth enjoying, we will love to stay again .
Date published: 2017-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful views We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at platypus falls, loved how it's a short walk up the street to a paddock full of sheep which we never get to see, beautiful views all round the house and what an amazing beautiful house and large open deck. The dog was more than happy with the size of the back yard which is massive, very central as well to other nice places like lake eacham, lake barrine and malanda falls. Definetly will be back again highly reccommend, thanks for the great experience.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great pet friendly accommodation Clean, well equipped, comfortable home in stunning surroundings. Large fenced secure back yard with lots of gardens to explore. Generous hosts welcome visitors to utilise home grown fruits and herbs. Highly recommend if you are looking for quality tablelands accommodation.
Date published: 2017-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful accommodation A very well equipped and spacious home in a great location which is both central and peaceful. Everything has been considered and provided by the kind and courteous owners to ensure a relaxing and comfortable stay. The beautiful gardens and child-friendly additions really made this feel like a home away from home. Can't wait to return.
Date published: 2017-05-09
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