Platypus Arts Trail
The Platypus Arts Trail celebrates the wonderful wildlife,
local plant species, rivers and other special natural features
of Bacchus Marsh... including our iconic platypus!
About the 'Platypus River' Mural
Artist: Lukas Kasper
Location: Grant St entrance to Peppertree Park, Bacchus Marsh (approx. 55 Grant St, Bacchus Marsh)
Launched: 27th November 2022
Species included: Platypus, Bacchus Marsh Wattle, Growling Grass Frog, Purple Crowned Lorikeet, Spotted Pardalote, Damselfly, River Red Gum. All of these species occur along the Werribee River, Bacchus Marsh! Click here to find out more. The shapes and colours in the mural represent some of the other local native plants found along this section of the river.
This 'Platypus River' mural is the first artwork to be installed for the Platypus Arts Trail. There will be more artworks to follow!
Species in the 'Platypus River' Mural
Other beautiful natural features of the Bacchus Marsh area...
Find out more about our other project areas below...