Platypus Lodge Restaurant and Cafe

Broken River, Mackay Area

Price Range * Dinner under $20 (AUD)

Platypus Lodge Restaurant and Cafe is run by Austrian, yes not Australian, amiable chef owner Oskar, in the cool mountain tranquillity of Eungella National Park - Broken River section next to the Information Centre, about 80 kilometres west of Mackay. This is where you can escape from the tropical heat and be only metres from the best place in the world to view a platypus in the wild, offers The Ultimate Rain-forest Alfresco Dining Experience.

When they think about good food, it's about quality and value. After working in some of Switzerland, Austria and Australia's best food establishments, the chef is making sure high quality standards are applied to the preparation, cooking and presentation of their meals, which is the key to their success.

Although this kind of dining is unique in Australia, they offer a different experience at Eungella National Park - Broken River section, not only can you see the platypus in the wild, walk on the new board walks, you alfresco-dine in the cool fantastic rainforest surroundings and with the fresh prepared food and service they certainly stand out from the rest. 

Lovers of good coffee and food, love Platypus Lodge Restaurant and Cafe.

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
All yearMondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday9:30am - 3:30pm
Thursday9:30am - 3:30pm
Friday9:30am - 3:30pm
Saturday9:30am - 3:30pm
Sunday9:30am - 3:30pm

Cuisine Types

Bistro/Cafe/Deli
German/Swiss
Modern Australian

Price Range

Mains under $20 (AUD)

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