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Guided Tours

A tour of Woodland Reserve is like no other!

Experience Whiteman Park at its most active on an evening tour of Woodland Reserve. As the Park's premier conservation facility, Woodland Reserve offers a protected habitat for the highly successful captive breeding program for rare and endangered WA fauna.

This guided tour explores the Park's cross-section of Swan Coastal Plain habitats by torchlight before entering the soft-release enclosure,the heart of Woodland Reserve. Watch woylies and quenda feed thanks to our special night lighting and marvel in this experience - all so close to Perth!

Bookings are essential on 9209 6000. Participants should have a moderate level of fitness to enjoy these tours.

Dates:        Every Friday night, from March 6.
Location: 
Woodland Reserve, Whiteman Park (detailed location provided on booking)
Time:
         6.00pm - 7.30pm (subject to seasonal change)
Cost:
          Adults $10.00, Children $7.00, Family (2A 2C) $30.00
The funds from your tour fees goes to the upkeep of the Reserve and its inhabitants.

Click here to find out more about Woodland Reserve. Tour season operates September to May.

 

Kids - have you ever wanted to see Whiteman Park at night, when all the animals come out?

If the answer is yes, then join us for a special 'edition' of the Nocturnal Woylie Walk these school holidays! This is a fantastic experience where you can watch woylies and quenda feed thanks to our special night lighting and marvel in this night-time experience!

DISCOVER Woodland Reserve, Whiteman Park's premier conservation facility that offers protected habitat for rare and endangered WA animals.

MEET our education animals, including some cool reptiles, a playful possum (if she is behaving!) and a tawny frogmouth.

ENJOY a specially-designed, shorter tour of Woodland Reserve, visiting the wetland and spending lots of time in the soft-release enclosure where you can...

SEE the critically endangered woylie, as well as the Tasmanian native sugar gliders and the quendas in the Reserve.

And best of all, take home a special memento of your tour!

 

Bookings are essential on 9209 6000. Participants should have a moderate level of fitness to enjoy these tours.

Dates:         Wednesday 8 and 15 April, 2015
Location:   
Woodland Reserve, Whiteman Park (detailed location provided on booking)
Time:
          6.00pm start. Duration is 1.5-2 hours.
Cost:
           Adults $12.00, Children $10.00, Family (2A 2C) $40.00
Bookings:   Essential on 9209 6000.
Participants should have a moderate level of fitness to enjoy these tours. Suitable for kids 5 – 12 years old, parental supervision required.

The funds from your tour fees goes to the upkeep of the Reserve and its inhabitants.

Click here to find out more about Woodland Reserve.

Special Events

With some milder weather on the way, the April school holidays is a fantastic time to visit Whiteman Park with the kids.

In addition to all of our regular attractions and fun, we have two great shows on offer to entertain the kids:
 - Captain Crazy the Pirate
 - The Rainbow Painter

If they feel like getting in touch with the natural environment, there are two very special Kids Woylie Walks happening too!

Then at Revolutions Transport Museum, don't miss the 'Get a Move On' activities, while the ever-popular 'Play with Clay pottery classes are on again at the Pottery Centre these school holidays.

For all the date, time and cost information for these activities, check out the School Holidays tab on the side of the page, or click here.

Remember, bookings for most of these activities can be made on 9209 6000. Enjoy!

Discover why the Incas referred to alpaca wool as "The Fleece of the Gods" when nearly 200 beautiful alpacas (& their owners!) descend on Whiteman Park on the Anzac Day long weekend.

This two day Show is held underneath huge covered pavilions, and is one of the best shows of alpaca animals and products in Australia! Alpacas

Judging will take place on Sunday, followed by a full day of activities on the Monday, with demonstrations, craft displays and special events, including a fashion parade at 1.00pm and live music from 11.00am-2.00pm. Kids can also get in and pet some of these friendly creatures in the Pat-A-Paca pen from 11.00am -3.00pm on Monday! 

All of Whiteman Park's usual attractions will also be operating, and you might even pick up a beautiful alpaca fleece gift for mum for Mother's Day the following weekend!

Location: Village West
Time:       
9.00am – 4.00pm
Cost:        Entry is by Gold Coin donation (Max $5 per family)

The Council of Motoring Clubs (CMC) of Western Australia and Auto One present the 24th annual Classic Car Show at Whiteman Park this May. Motoring enthusiasts will be in heaven at this huge event, as they wander amongst and inspect over 1,000 immaculate classic vehicles on show at Mussel Pool – a beautiful spot to have a picnic!


Location: Mussel Pool West
Time: 10.00am - 3.30pm
Cost: Gold coin entry

Parking: Available at Mussel Pool East. Entry is via Lord Street or Beechboro Road. All event traffic will exit via Dulwich Street (just follow the signs). Note: Parking is not permitted on any road verges.

Alternatively, you can park in the Village and catch a train or tram to the show!

(Please note tram and train operations are subject to weather conditions and fire restrictions).

      Austin

Meet the Bennett Brook Railway’s favourite little steamer, Ashley and all her engine friends – Planet, Rosalie, Betty Thompson and Wyndham on a day full of fun for the littlies! Don't miss all the excitement of the hissing steam engines*, dirty diesels and laden carriages tooting their way around 6km of track through Whiteman Park bushland. And all this under the watchful eye of the railway's very own station master!

Tickets are valid all day and include a farm animal display, train and bus rides, entry to Revolutions Transport Museum and loads of other great transport displays!

Proudly presented by Bennett Brook Railway at Whiteman Park: www.bennettbrookrailway.org

Location:   Village Junction Station & Mussel Pool Station
Time:         9.30am – 4.00pm
Cost:          All tickets $20.00 (2yrs )^

*Weather conditions permitting.

^Early Bird Tickets: Pre-purchased credit card bookings available closer to the event. Check back for details.

NEXT EVENT: Sunday 13 September, 2015.

This one is a celebration especially for the Park's pooches!

Pick up tips and hints, loads of great pet products and more at Whiteman Park’s Doggies Day Out! There will also be hydrobaths and grooming available for your four-legged friends.

Don't forget to bring your gold coins in support of RSPCA WA too - just look for the tin-shakers at the event!

Find out more on our event page.

RSPCA WA Supporter
 

Location:    Village West, opposite main playground
Time:          10.00am - 2.00pm
Cost:           FREE!

Please note: Dogs are permitted and encouraged to attend the event, but must be on a lead at all times (unless inside the Dog Park). Dogs requiring muzzles by law must have one on at all times.

 

Event Registration

If you would like to be involved by taking a stall at Doggies Day Out, please contact the Marketing and Events Officer on (08) 9209 6000. Registration details will be announced closer to the event.