When In Perth

Posted in Australia & Pacific | November 1, 2010 | Comment Now

A very large part of the Australian appeal lies in the fact that it can boast of a pretty unusual mix of wildlife. If you want to indulge in some sightseeing while in Perth, check out the options available to you.

Caversham Wildlife Park:

While here, you could have the good fortune of seeing some rather exotic animals and watch them in their natural habitat. This wildlife park is said to be close to Perth. There is no entry fee to the park and it is known to remain open from around 8:30 am to 5:30 in the evening. They are open all days of the week. If you choose to sightsee around this park, you will realize that this is the way to indulge in some pure relaxation. The park boasts of about seventy barbecue sites.

Cohunu Koala Park:

If you are planning a visit to Perth, put Cohunu Koala Park on your itinerary. This Park is located about 35 minutes away from main Perth area. You could witness some talking parrots, dingoes, emus, kangaroos, deer, wombats, and of course, the koalas. The specialty of this Park is that it allows you to cuddle the koalas. You will also be allowed to feed the koalas and the kangarooes right out of your hands.

John Forest National Park:

This is a place to capture some seriously beautiful memories; and you can do so amidst some lush verdure. This Park was established back in the year 1898, and was said to have the distinction of being one of the first national parks that were ever there in Australia. The beauty and the grandeur of the place will surely strike you. Bungarra Lizards, New Holland Honeyeaters and Honey Possums are quite commonly sighted here. This part of Australia should let you reconnect with yourself and get in touch with your inner thoughts.

Walyunga National Park:

This is one place where you can witness the beauty of green eucalyptus trees as well as enjoy the beauty of the Swan River as it flows by. The specific marker that sets this Park aside from the rest is the aboriginal settlement in the vicinity.

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