We have our Kids Around Perth Dinosaur Spotter hot on the trail of several Perth dinosaur sightings.... She is working hard to capture a shot of all the dinosaurs that live here in Perth & WA. We know how many dinosaur fans there are out there so check out this list below of confirmed sightings and find out if there is sighting near you - or at one of your favourite WA holiday locations!If you find a dinosaur sighting not listed below - please notify the Kids Around Perth Dinosaur Spotter here ASAP.
Prepare for a close encounter with the most extraordinary creatures to ever walk the earth. Featuring more than 23 moving, life-size animatronic models of the Cretaceous period (145-66 million years ago), Dinosaur Discovery: Lost Creatures of the Cretaceous is like nothing you’ve ever experienced! www.musuem.wa.gov.au
Location: Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost: from $15 for kids (2yrs and under free)
Get up close and personal with these dinosaurs, dinosaur babies and other prehistoric creatures found all around Synergy Parkland
Location: Synergy Parkland, Kings Park, Perth
See 11 lifesize dinosaurs, with the biggest being Brontosaurus standing at 4.15m tall.
Location: Museum of Natural History Guildford (131 James St Guildford) 9-6pm daily
Cost: $2 for kids $5 for adults
Get a photo with this great dinosaur and browse the awesome dinosaur section at the National Geographic store in the city.
Location: Australian Geographic, Carillion City, Murray St Perth
Calling all archaeologists! Keep digging in the sand pit and you just might find a T-Rex skeleton in the fenced toddler playground. Spade and brush essential
Location: Bob Thompson Reserve Noranda (see our review)
This amazing dinosaur themed play centre is awesome - you can even ride on a walking, roaring dinosaur and play mini golf with the dinosaurs.
Location: Triassic Fun Park Canningvale
Cost: see website in review for up to date fees
See 4 huge different dinosaur bones partly buried in the sand.
Location: Sir Walter Padbury Park Thornlie
You can see lots of life size dinosaurs in the gardens of this beautiful bird, fish & plant store! You can also see heaps of other animals and creatures there too!
Location: The Bird & Fish Place Wattle Grove (Cnr Lewis & Welsphool Rd East)
See two big bright mosaic dinosaurs at this cute little Perth park
Location: Dinosaur Park, Carrington St, Palmyra
image credit: www.broomeandthekimberley.com.au
Thought to be over 130 million years old, these dinosaur prints can be viewed at low tide at Broome's Gantheaume Point. There are also copies at the top of the cliff for visitors to view who may not be physically able to walk out onto the reef.
Please be careful it is a difficult, slippery walk out onto the reef.
Location: Broome Western Australia (see the Visitors Centre for more information)
Cohunu Koala Park is located on 40ha of bushland south of Perth, and it seems there is much more to be seen than just koalas!
Check out these life size dinosaur replicas perfect for an precious photo moment!
The playground at the Kingsway Sporting Complex features this great dinosaur statue. If you look closely you can also find dinosaur bones buried beneath the sand too.
Location: Kingsway Sporting Complex
Xscape at the Cape Dunsborough is a family fun park perfect to treat the kids to a fun day out while you are down south. It includes a fantastic round of Wacky Putt, with 18 holes, one of the holes features some fun dinosaur facts and when you get the ball in be ready to hear a ROARsomely funny dinosaur joke.
Location: Xscape the Cape Dunsborough
Cost: Costs of attractions vary (see website link in review linked above for more info on costs)
Coast Road Palms is a nursery set on 10 acres of tropical gardens. See how many dinosaurs you can spot amongst the gardens. Open Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays.
Location: Coast Road Palms Beechboro
Posted by Lauren, 7th January 2013 | Updated 31st August 2017