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In Western Australia, there are more than 113 national parks and marine parks, and countless State forest recreation sites, covering an area of more than 20 million hectares. The vast majority of parks and recreation sites have picnic areas, walk trails or other attractions, as well as basic facilities such as water and toilets.

A visit to one of the many national parks will bring you face to face with the local wildlife.


Western Australian Wildlife

Got a penchant for wildlife that hops, swims or slithers? Western Australia's vast and untouched outback is teeming with fascinating native fauna.



Crocodiles and Reptiles

The natural habitat for Western Australia’s crocodiles and most of its reptiles is the northern half of the State. Several of Western Australia's national parks are home to hundreds of reptile species. View More


Western Australian Wildflowers

Western Australian wildflowers are renowned as being one of the most spectacular wildflower displays in the world. View More



Forests and Parks

Western Australian forests and parks are dotted all throughout the vast landscape - it's little wonder that the State is synonymous with nature. View More



Whale Watching

Make sure you pack your binoculars as Western Australia is a haven for whale watching. View More




Swimming with Dolphins

Swimming with dolphins in Western Australia's warm waters is an experience of a lifetime! View More




Seals, Sea Lions and Penguins

Say G’day to Western Australia’s furry and feathered friends. The Shoalwater Island Marine Park is a stunning series of limestone islands home to rare seabirds and little penguins. View More


Kangaroos, Quokkas and Kookaburras

Western Australia’s kangaroos are enjoyed as much by locals as they are by those travelling through the State.

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