Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman Park

Things to do at Whiteman Park – Whiteman Park is not only home to many playgrounds, picnic spots and natural bushland, it’s also home to the biggest collection of transport heritage in Australia and many other things for the whole family to see and do. It’s one of the cheapest days out in Perth too. Here’s our guide to the twelve best things to do in at Whiteman Park in the Swan Valley.

Get Close to The Animals at Caversham Park
Caversham Wildlife Park offers visitors a chance to get up close and hands on with over 200 species of animals, birds and reptiles, many of which are native to Australia. It’s a great spot to take international visitors. The Farm Show gives you a true blue Aussie experience – watch sheep being sheared, crack a stock whip, milk a cow, bottle feed a lamb, meet a stockman on horseback, swing a billy and watch sheep dogs mustering the sheep. In the Kangaroo enclosure, you can hand feed the gorgeous marsupials. It’s a great day out for the whole family!
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Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman Park

Splash About in the Water Playground
The free water play area at Whiteman Park is a top spot for the kids to cool off on a hot day. The water park is suitable for children aged 10 years and under. The paddling pool is 30cm deep and has fun water spouts that spray water! Soft-fall surrounds the pool for safety and there are shady shelters surrounding the area too.
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Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman Park
Explore The Motor Museum of WA
The Motor Museum of Western Australia is home to one of Australia’s largest collections of motor vehicles and motoring history memorabilia. Little motoring buffs will love seeing the old cars. The exhibit changes from time to time, but you may see Holdens, American muscle cars, racing cars and motorbikes, you’ll even find something a little bit fancy – like a Rolls Royce and Bentley! It’s expanding in 2017 doubling the museum area and collection in size.
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Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman Park


Ride on Bennett Brook Railway
Hop on board the steam or diesel train and be taken for a journey on the Bennett Brook Railway through Whiteman Park’s Banksia woodlands. It’s a fun ride for the whole family, especially little fans of Thomas the Tank Engine and Chuggington!
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Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman ParkGet Close to Nature at The Children’s Forest
The Children’s Forest is a community initiative aimed to teach children about revegetation and environment in Australia. This area of the park is fenced to keep it free from Kangaroos. Grab a list of  “50 things to do in the Children’s Forest” from the Visitor Centre and explore huts, bridges, stepping stones, hidden animals and much more for kids to spy along the way and mark of their list. The forest is located between the village and mussel pool and entry is free.
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Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman ParkUse Your Pedal Power at Pedal Play Go Carts
Pedal Play is an energetic and fun way to explore Whiteman Park. There’s a Pedal Play go-kart to suit every family. Let the kids pedal around in a single go kart or grab a family kart and take the little ones for a cruise around the park. You can pop a trailer on the back for your esky too! Pedal around mussel pool, the Children’s Forest, across bridges and anywhere kart will take you around 14kms of paths, stopping for a picnic or to discover lookouts and playgrounds along the way.
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Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman Park


Play on The Village West Playground
The Village West Playground underwent a complete transformation with all new play equipment and shade sails in 2016. The fully fenced playground is a perfect park for sunny day with almost the entire park covered by shade. There are slides, swings, rope climbing frames as well as a few climbing walls and a balance rope bridge, making it fun for all ages.
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Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman ParkEnjoy a Family Tram Ride
Take your family for a ride on the heritage tram ride, which is the only place in Western Australia that you ride a genuine vintage electric tram. The tram departs in the village and takes you around to mussel pool via the paddocks. It’s a great way to see Whiteman Park from a different perspective.
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Whiteman Park Tram

Create and Play With Clay Pottery
In the school holidays there’s “Play With Cay” pottery classes held at Whiteman Park. The children are shown into the pottery room where stations are set up and they each pick a ball of clay. On each table, there are stamps, cutters and a selection of pottery examples that they can choose to make.
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Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman ParkDiscover The Past at The Revolutions Transport Museum
Revolutions Transport Museum is an engaging exhibition that showcases the transport options that have been used across Western Australia over the many years from the early settlers to modern cars and busses. Kids of all ages will love exploring the museum – especially ones that have an obsession with wheels and tracks!
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Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman ParkEat at The Village Cafe
The Village Café offers a range of dine in and take away food options – whether you need to grab a snack on the go, enjoy a weekend brunch or carvery. Even if you’re having a picnic, like a lot of families in Whiteman Park, that Village Café also sells Aussie BBQ packs that you can cook yourself on the park barbeques.

Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman Park

Watch the Tractor Parade
If your child is obsessed with machinery, they’ll love watching the monthly Tractor Parade, which features restored vintage tractors of WA’s agricultural past from the Tractor Museum of WA. It’s a great sight to see them tinkling, clanking and chugging their way through the Village Mall. The Tractor Parade takes place on the second Sunday of every month at 1pm.
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Twelve of The Best Things to do at Whiteman ParkHave we missed your favourite family activity at Whiteman Park? Let us know!

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Amanda Carlin has her own blog - The Chef, His Wife and Their Perth-fect Life. The Chef's Wife LOVES to eat out in our beautiful city and discover new spots to dine. Amanda and Chef love tapas or something a little fancy for date night and with their son "Little Chef" in tow there's plenty of family friendly options too.

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