A family of four would expect to pay $140 entry to see Dinosaur
Adventures but at this year’s IGA Perth Royal Show it is FREE with your
It is the biggest attraction at the 2015 IGA Perth Royal Show.
Children will enter through the mouth of a giant T-Rex and walk through a
prehistoric world of adventure where towering dinosaurs will move,
breathe and roar!
The massive marquee will feature educational activities where children
can be a palaeontologist for the day.
Daily 9.00am-6.00pm | Map Ref F5
We want you to get your hands dirty at our newest interactive exhibit! There will be a mini laboratory where children can extract DNA from
Using an eye-scope, a magnification device for smartphones and tablets,
kids will take a closer look at the creatures living in the soil.
Children will take soil samples from a ‘paddock’ and test them to
discover their pH value. In the digging area children will be testing soil texture to find out
whether the soil is sandy or clay.
With soil samples from around WA, kids will create their own paints
pigmented with soil and create a painting to take home.
Open 9am to 6pm | Map Ref D4
Cheer on Australia’s fastest wood choppers. Their skill and
stamina is put to the test at the Show’s most energetic competition. The
Wood Chopping Carnival is the biggest and most prestigious in WA with the
Woodchop Arena a must see stop on your Show journey. Today’s competition
was launched in the 1940s and grew from a two day event to the major
drawcard it is now. Wood chopping in WA dates back to 1892 when the first
competition was staged in Albany.
Open 10am to 5pm | Map Ref B5
Become a Junior Farmer, at the CBH Group Grain Shed explore how
five different grains - canola, wheat, barley, oats, lupins - end up as
grub. Mill wheat , flake oats, roll pastry, grade grain and make a health
sushi meal in one of five IGA Cooking with Kids classes held each day.
Watch a baker make a meat pie, take part in a potato dig, spot the queen
bee, find out how dairy gets from farm to fridge, find out about WA’s
apple varieties and go shopping at the Buy West Eat Best supermarket.
Open 9am to 6pm | Map Ref J2
All onboard for the CBH train Pint-sized tractors, a drone, radio
frequency identification systems and a wireless weather station are just
some of the interactive displays at the Farmtech exhibit that ensures
fun-filled activities for the youngsters as their eyes are opened to
sophisticated technology used by today’s farmers.
Open 9am to 6pm | Map Ref H3
The stars of the Milking Station are anything but prima donnas.
See our beautiful dairy cows milked six times a day then sample dairy
delights in the Dairy Pavilion. Grab a cheese toastie for $2 and freshly
made milkshakes for $5.
Demonstrations 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm, 3.30pm, 5pm | Map Ref D6
The Police Pavilion is full of real life heroes - our WA Police.
Find out how they solve crime and keep our community safe. Constable Care
will be hand with important safety messages for youngsters.
All day | Map Ref H5
There is no room for couch potatoes here. Head to Scouts for
adventure, fun and plenty of physical activity.
All day | Map Ref – I 2
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