We mentioned the Lucky Bay kangaroos, and although they are more well known, that doesn’t mean they’re not totally adorable! Head down to Lucky Bay to find these friendly locals and enjoy watching them bound around as you take in the amazing ocean views.
If you’re a bird lover, then the coastal national parks near Esperance are sure to be a hit. In Cape Arid National Park and Cape Le Grand National Park, you’ll encounter Australian pelicans and majestic sea eagles. The parks are home to more than 160 bird species and walking trails provide good bird watching opportunities.
The Goldfields and Gascoyne-Murchison regions are famous for their profusion of birds and unique species of reptile. Wedge-tailed eagles soar through expanses of blue sky. Tiny zebra finches flock in clouds of colour. And at dawn and dusk, the bush is alive with the chitter-chatter of budgerigars, tiny finches, lorikeets, the raucous calls of galahs and the coo of doves.