The Armadale area is best known for Araluen Botanic Park – famous for its botanical gardens and spring tulip display. The botanical park covers 60 hectares and incorporates walking trails, picnic areas and a golf course. The park contains magnificent gardens of both exotic and native species.
The Armadale Reptile and Wildlife Centre is located on South Western Highway and houses a large variety of native reptiles and other wildlife. Over 50 different species are on display, including venomous and non-venomous snakes, lizards and fruit bats.
The Cohunu Koala Park is located on Mills Road East – follow the signs from Albany Highway. This interactive koala park incorporates sixteen hectares of natural Australian bush land and is home to koalas, kangaroos, emus and quokkas.
Neerigen Brook in Armadale is believed to have been formed by the actions of a Waugal Rainbow Serpent. The Waugal was believed to inhabit unique areas of the land, which were and still are, sacred to Aboriginal people.
Location: Armadale is situated 35 kilometres south east of the city of Perth on Albany Highway. The suburbs of Kelmscott, Roleystone, Bedfordale, Forrestdale and Armadale make up the locality.
Armadale Visitor Centre
Araluen Botanic Park