WA Wildlife Excursions

From AUD $15.00
  • Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Bibra Lake, WA
  • Product code: P6HM12


This unique experience offers school students (primary and secondary) and community groups a remarkable opportunity to explore the vital work of WA Wildlife, which is dedicated to rescuing, treating, rehabilitating, and releasing injured or orphaned animals native to Western Australia. Join us at our facility in Bibra Lake to witness the compassionate care provided to kangaroos, quendas, possums, birds, reptiles, and other remarkable local wildlife.

Program Overview

During this excursion, students and visitors will immerse themselves in the world of wildlife conservation, veterinary science, and animal welfare. Our engaging and knowledgeable presenters will align the experience with elements of the school curriculum such as biology, environmental studies, connection to place, and compassion for living beings.

Program Activities

1. Welcome and Introduction:

  • Our presenters will welcome the students and visitors to WA Wildlife and provide an overview of the program.
  • Students and visitors will learn about the importance of wildlife conservation, ethical care of animals, and the work we do at the WA Wildlife Hospital.

2. Behind the scenes viewing of the WA Wildlife Hospital:

  • Students and visitors will embark on a behind the scenes viewing of the WA Wildlife Hospital, guided by our knowledgeable presenters.
  • They will explore different sections of the Hospital through various viewing windows. Our Surgery, Treatment Room and Wards are sound proof, so our patients can recover in peace as students learn about what we do!
  • Students and visitors will witness first-hand the compassionate care provided to injured or orphaned wildlife.

3. Interactive Learning Stations:

  • Students and visitors will participate in interactive learning stations designed to deepen their understanding of wildlife conservation and animal welfare.
  • Each station will focus on a specific aspect, such as:

     - Identifying local wildlife species and their habitats through engaging activities.

     - Exploring the interconnectedness of ecosystems and the impact of human activities on wildlife and the environment.

     - Learning about veterinary science and the techniques used in treating and rehabilitating injured animals.

     - Promoting compassion for living beings through empathy-building exercises.

4. Meet the Resident Animals:

  • Students and visitors will have the exciting opportunity to meet and interact with our resident animals, including dingos, koalas, emus, wombats, birds, reptiles, and small marsupials.
  • Our guides will introduce each animal, providing interesting facts and insights into their behaviour, habitat, and conservation status.
  • Students and visitors will have the chance to ask questions and observe these incredible animals up close.

5. Q&A and Reflection:

  • Students and visitors will have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in a discussion with our presenters.
  • Our presenters will encourage students and visitors to reflect on their experience and share insights gained during the excursion.
  • The importance of becoming wildlife advocates and taking actions to protect native animals will be emphasised.


Through the WA Wildlife Excursion Program, we aim to inspire a deeper understanding of wildlife conservation, the importance of ethical care of animals, and the interconnectedness of ecosystems. By witnessing the compassionate care provided to injured or orphaned wildlife and meeting our resident animals, students and visitors will develop empathy and a sense of responsibility towards the environment. Join us on this captivating excursion, where learning meets compassion, and let us inspire a generation of wildlife advocates.

Note 1: The program can be customised to suit different age groups and curriculum requirements. Please contact us to discuss specific needs and customisation options for your school's excursion.

Note 2: Sessions for students in pre-primary (or under) have a maximum session length of 35 mins.