For those seeking fauna as part of their tourism experience, Australia offers a
great number of ways and places to enjoy the wildlife to be found here. For
those visiting Western Australia there are numerous places throughout the state
to see both our native wildlife and other animals.
There are national parks, wildlife reserves, reptile farms, conservation
refuges, zoos and aquariums, the assortment and variety of places are
considerable. You are not limited to just these places, as the chances of seeing
wildlife in their natural environment is considerable.
From the oceans such as World Heritage Listed
Shark Bay region with its
waters teaming with diverse range of aquatic life of whales, dugongs, turtles
and home of
Monkey Mia with the dolphins that come in regularly for feeding;
Rottnest Island home to the Quokka;
the Capital City
of Perth has the Perth Zoo, home to over 200 species of
animals; and the hands on experience of Peel Zoo near
The national parks and outback roads often provide a chance to see kangaroos
and other animals that now call Australia home, such as camels and horses,
whilst bird lovers will see a huge range of birds species throughout Western
Australia. For those into our unique reptiles, keep your eyes peeled when
driving through this vast state for some of our tiny lizards to saltwater
crocodiles in Kimberley Country to the north.