Marapana Wildlife Park

157 Paganoni Rd, Karnup   (08) 9537 1404

Located 40 min’s out of Perth with 15 acres of petting zoo the park offers a range of activities for children and adults to enjoy Australia’s incredible range of animals, birds and bushland.

In Brief
  • Suited For: Families
  • Open Days: School holidays, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays
In Detail

Go behind the scenes and meet all our koalas first hand, find out more about our every increasing ever expanding colony of Koalas. Have a pat , a cuddle and get to hold a koala and take as many photos as you can. As we can only take ten people per day booking are essential.


Our Koala Cafe is open every day for teas, coffee and caters for lunches, refreshments and snacks. We also have a gazebo outside with gas barbeques, picnic tables and seating available.

There is no end to dining options available at Marapana Wildlife Park with places for people to picnic and relax amongst the animals and eat in the natural surrounds and bush land that make up the tranquility of Marapana Wildlife Park.

Functions & Tours

Totally Wild Birthday Parties, Why not let us take the stress out of your next Birthday Party and let us give your kids a “Totally Wild” Day out at Marapana.

For Adults: Christmas Party and work functions.


Education Pack Information, Outcomes and Activities, Fact Sheets, Worksheets, Q&A Years 1-3 and Q&A Years 4-7 available.


At Marapana our volunteer program is an integral part of the running of the park. With our large range of animals including Australian fauna (koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, etc) and exotic fauna (deer, ostrich, alpacas, camels, and plenty of farm animals).

Our volunteers will get to experience a wide variety of daily jobs. Volunteers will generally learn from a few different area such as: Animal diets and feeding, cleaning enclosures, listening and learning from the animal talks our trained staff conduct, maintenance and building of enclosures.


Call to speak to our friendly staff: (08) 9537 1404

Open 364 days a year, Except for Christmas Day