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Wildlife Encounters

The Swan Valley region boasts some of the very best animals and wildlife parks and experiences that Western Australia has to offer. From national parks, wildlife sanctuaries and reptile parks to picturesque picnic spots, nature trails and wildflower drives, the Swan Valley offers plenty of opportunities for an amazing face-to-face encounter with nature.

There’s something so special about watching faces light up at the joy of an encounter with nature. The Swan Valley offers several ways for you and your friends and family to experience the wonder of petting animals and learning about wildlife.

Children can indulge their love of animals at one of the farm stay accommodation options. They may find themselves milking a cow or collecting eggs – a real treat for children.


Caversham Wildlife Park is particularly popular. This premier native wildlife park features over 2,000 animals and birds and provides the opportunity to pet a wombat, feed a kangaroo and view sheep and horse demonstrations.


The Maze in Bullsbrook is much more than a 2,500 square metre timber maze. Kids can meet the koalas, kangaroos and emus and take a walk through the native bird aviary.


A visit to the Swan Valley Cuddly Animal Farm provides children with the opportunity to experience the joy of getting up close and personal with delightful farm animals in an outdoor country atmosphere. 


Come and have a REAL reptile experience at the West Australian Reptile Park on Henley Street in Henley Brook where you will have an opportunity to hold a python and learn about different reptiles and other native Australian animals.


Contact the Swan Valley Visitor Centre for more details about animal and wildlife parks and experiences in the Swan Valley.

Guildford Courthouse
Cnr Meadow and Swan Streets

Phone: +61 8 9207 8899
PO Box 196 Midland WA 6936
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A selection of maps and brochures are available to help you plan your next Swan Valley adventure - Download them or even have them posted out to you.

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