How to get here

How to get to Platypus Springs Rainforest Retreat

Depart Cairns International Airport head east on Airport Avenue until you get to traffic lights (2.6 kms).  Turn right at traffic lights cnr Airport Avenue and Captain Cook Highway, heading north towards Mareeba/Port Douglas.

Continue north going through three roundabouts (11.5 kms) following signs to Mareeba/Mossman.

Turn left at next roundabout heading towards Mareeba/Kuranda.  Smithfield Shopping Centre and Dan Murphy’s will be on your right.  Drive through set up lights and make your way up to Kuranda via the Kuranda Range (McAlister Range).

Drive slowly as the Range has many sharp bends.  Continue up the Range until you drive over the Barron Falls Bridge.  You will then arrive at the only set of traffic lights in Kuranda (Rob Veivers Drive) (13.7 kms).

Option One

Drive straight through traffic lights in Kuranda heading towards Mareeba.  Turn left into Fallon Road (2nd left after lights).  Continue carefully as there are a few sharp bends, until you reach a roundabout.  Turn right at roundabout into Masons Road.  Continue along Masons Road and turn left into Platypus Close.  Drive to end/top of road.   Platypus Springs is at the end/top of the road towards the left.  We are at Number 19 Platypus Close, Kuranda.

Drive through gate and Platypus Springs is privately behind pine fence on right.

Option Two

Turn left at traffic lights in Kuranda (Rob Vievers Drive) drive into town and turn right at the roundabout.  Turn left into Coondoo Street, then right into Arara St.  Continue until you get to “T” junction.  Turn right at T junction onto Barron Falls Road.  Turn right into Masons Road, continue until you reach a roundabout.  Continue straight through roundabout on Masons Road.  Turn left into Platypus Close.  Drive to end/top of road.   Platypus Springs is at the end/top of the road towards the left.  We are at Number 19 Platypus Close, Kuranda.

For any further directions please contact

Platypus Springs Rainforest Retreat on 0438 930 770