1. Australia
  2. QLD
  3. Cairns and Barrier Reef
  4. Yungaburra
  5. #9101911

Platypus Falls Malanda

House, Yungaburra

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 23 reviews

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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 Coffee maker Dishes and utensils Dishwasher DVD player Fireplace Garage Hair dryer Heating Hot tub Internet access Iron and board Kitchen Linens provided Microwave Non-Smoking Outdoor grill Parking Pets allowed Satellite/Cable Stereo Television Towels provided Video library Washing machine


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