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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.

 

Open Days

Whiteman Park has a trove of transport heritage collections, with vintage bus, tram and train rides, the Motor Museum, Tractor Museum and Revolutions Transport Museum all calling the Park home.

To celebrate the National Trust Heritage Festival, Whiteman Park's transport heritage groups are offering a series of tours and activities that highlight their collections.Highlights include:

  * Behind the Scenes Tours of Revolutions Transport Museum's Collection Store each Sunday at 11.00am and 1.30pm.

  * Whiteman Explorer vintage bus tours every Monday at 11.00am and 1.00pm.

  * Bus Workshop Tours every Tuesday at 10.00am.

  * Tractor Parades every Wednesday at 12.30pm and every Sunday at 1.00pm.

  * Motor Museum Tour on Friday 24 April and Friday 8 May at 10.00am and 1.00pm (cost is $5.00pp).

  * Half-price entry to the Motor Museum on Saturday 25 April.

 

Each of the transport attractions will also be showcasing one of their prized collection pieces during the Festival. These items of significance are further recognised with a free set of souvenir cards able to be collected across the Festival. The items include:
 * A 1949 Leyland Tiger OPS4/1 from the Bus Preservation Society
 * Bennett Brook Railway's AV 3273 Party Coach
 * The Wunderlich Horse Head from the Whiteman Collection
 * A 1996 Falcon EL Sedan at the Motor Museum of WA
 * The Perth Electric Tramway Society's B15 Four-wheel Tram Car
 * A Connor Shea Auto Header Harvester from the Tractor Museum of WA 

 

Discover why these items are valued and talk to transport group members about their collections. Download a copy of the full Heritage Festival program here.

Whiteman Park's Heritage Festival also honours the man who pioneered this significant cultural theme at the Park, Lew Whiteman. 

Special Events

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 presents 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.