Six Things To Do At Caversham Wildlife Park in Perth


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Caversham Wildlife Park is one of Perth’s most exciting tourist attractions, showcasing the largest private collection of about 200 of Western Australia's native wildlife species, and more than 2,000 animals, birds and reptiles.

A world-class attraction whilst maintaining the laid-back Aussie touch, Caversham Wildlife Park prides itself on its unique interactive experiences with Australia’s most interesting animals, without being commercialised. The wildlife professionals of Caversham Wildlife Park are dedicated to providing exceptional and personalised services by ensuring that the visitors receive the best opportunities for animal interaction, information and photographs.

Location: Caversham Wildlife Park, 233B Drumpellier Drive, Whiteman WA, 6068
Opening Hours: 9.30 am to 4.00 pm (last entry is 3.00 pm), Daily (except Christmas Day)
Admission Fees: Adult $30.00 | Child (3 years to 14 years) $14.00
(admission price includes all attractions, animal food and photo opportunities)

1. Enjoy an Interactive Farm Show

Farm Show

Photo Credit: Caversham Wildlife Park

Showtimes: 10.30am and 2.30pm, Daily

Watch sheep shearing, crack a stock whip, milk a cow, bottle feed a lamb, meet a stockman on horseback, swing a billy, watch sheep dogs mustering the sheep – all the excitement of a true blue Aussie farm!

 2. Visit Molly's Farm
Molly's Farm

Photo Credit: Caversham Wildlife Park

Opening Hours: 10.00am to 3.30pm, Daily

Molly’s Farm is an interactive farm yard, suitable for children of all ages! Here, the animals are very friendly. And it's also a great opportunity to capture all those photo worthy moments – at no cost.

Be sure to check out the Hatchery and Nursery as well!

3. Get Up Close and Personal with a Wombat
wombat

Photo Credit: Caversham Wildlife Park/Instagram

Times: 10.00am and 2.00pm, Daily

The kids, and adults alike will love this interactive experience held in the park's exclusive Australian Homestead arena.

A variety of Australia's all-time favourite icons have been specially selected for visitors to meet, including the cute and cuddly wombat, who often steals the show.

Don't forget to take as many photos as you like too - at no extra charge!

4. Feed the Kangaroos

Kangeroo Feeding

Photo Credit: Explore Tours Perth

Opening Hours: 9.30am to 4.00pm, Daily

Take a walk through the Kangaroo enclosure, and get to view the friendly roos in a spacious and peaceful environment.

Food for the Kangaroos is also available, so go ahead to feed and get acquainted with them!

5. Befriend the Koalas

Koala

Photo Credit: Caversham Wildlife Park

Times: 11.30am and 3.30pm, Daily

Enjoy a special and once-in-a-lifetime experience with a koala! Pose with one of these iconic Australian tree-dwelling marsupials for a memorable photo keepsake!

6. Meet and Greet the Penguins

Penguins

Photo Credit: Viator

Feeding Time: 12.00pm, Daily

Witness the Little Penguins being fed, watch them take a swim, and learn about these flightless birds from their passionate keepers.

Caversham Wildlife Park is definitely one awesome place to visit in Perth - especially for families with young children. The park is not overly large, and the pathways are pram and wheelchair accessible.

The park is also well shaded and there are various undercover picnic areas dotted around the park (except for areas such as, the kangaroo enclosure where shade is limited - so do make sure to bring along hats and sunscreen as well).

To get the most out of your visit you probably need around 3 hours to cover the whole park and take in the daily shows.

How To Get There

By Car

The park is located inside Whiteman Park - 233 Drumpellier Drive (formerly Lord Street) WHITEMAN.

There are two entrances to Whiteman Park - Drumpellier Drive OR Beechboro Road North. Entry into Whiteman Park is free. Parking is free. Car park 8 is the closest to Caversham Wildlife Park.

Disabled parking is also available throughout all car parks.

Should you wish to leave the park and return later on the same day, please ask the staff in the souvenir shop for a pass-out stamp.

By Taxi

Taxi booking service: request assistance from staff in souvenir shop

By Public Transport

Bus Number 955 departs daily from Morley Station and Bassendean Station to Ellenbrook (get off at the Whiteman Park entrance, on Drumpellier Drive)

If traveling by train, alight at the Bassendean Train Station and then catch the 955 bus service to Ellenbrook.

For Bus & Train timetable, please call the Transperth InfoLine on 136 213 orclick here for an online Journey Planner.

It is a short 15-20 minute walk from the bus stop (Whiteman Park entrance on Drumpellier Drive) to Caversham Wildlife Park.

By Shuttle Service (Weekends Only)

On Saturdays and Sundays, a shuttle bus service operates throughout Whiteman Park, at a small fee.Please click here for more information.

Facilities

Kiosk  

The park's kiosk offers a variety of hot & cold light meals and refreshments, tea & coffee, cold drinks, ice cream and other nibbles.

Souvenirs

The souvenir shop offers a wide range of Australian souvenirs, including Australian-made products, souvenir coins, emu & ostrich eggs, leather products, books, clothing, soft toys, collectibles, jewelry, beauty products, local honey and much more.

ATM & EFTPOS

The ATM is located at the main entry.

Eftpos facilities are available at the main entry, kiosk and souvenir shop.

First Aid

Should you require first aid, please see the staff in the souvenir shop.

Should you require assistance whilst in the park, please call 9248 1984.

Free Wifi

Free wifi is available around the park.

Access

Baby change facilities and disabled toilets are available. However, there are no wheelchairs available for use or hire.






This article is prepared by

Leona Quek
Blessed with 3 handsome and loving boys in her life. Two of them call her Mommy, the other calls her Wifey. Every night, she wishes for an early bedtime, but misses her babies as soon as they sleep.

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