In and around Casino Holiday & Caravan Park
Distance from park: 3km
What was once thought to be a myth by the early colonisers, gobsmacked were those who first witnessed the platypus. Furry mammals with bills of a duck and poisonous claws, they are shy creatures - nonetheless, they are beautiful to see in real life. Early in the morning or late in the afternoon, visit the pool for the chance to spot one on its merry way.
Distance from park: 60km
Drive through the Richmond Valley, Mt Warning and the Border Ranges on this scenic and cultural tour of the region. Rich in Aboriginal culture and once the centre of the largets cattle selling centres, this journey is not to be missed. Look out for the spotted gums and the rock formations along the way.
Distance from park: 2km
Learn of Casino's town history at the local museum. Old photographs, details on the indigenous Australian people of Oyraaba and a beaver hat line the walls. It captures the unique past of this slice of rural New South Wales.
Distance from park: 4km
These wetlands are a haven for keen bird enthusiasts. Stroll along the walking trail and experience the diversity of local birdlife that exist in the lush surrounds. Bring a picnic, camera or a book - and listen to the calls.