The Kaniva Wetlands and Fauna Park is a popular spot with locals and visitors alike. The newly upgraded park features a flying fox, nature play space, exercise equipment, walking track, free BBQ and picnic area. It also home to the original engine that was used to provide the electricity to the town from 1925 - 1964.
The park is an easy 350 metre stroll from the Kaniva Visitor Centre, just follow the Sheep Art Trail to bring you to the start of it. The Fauna Park contains one White Western Grey Kangaroo, two Grey Western Greys. two Red-necked Wallabies, a deer, an emu and a peacock. The aviary is home to Red-tailed Black Cockatoos, Regent Parrots, Western Rosellas, Cockatiels, Princess Parrots, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo, Red-capped Parrot and a Galah.
There is plenty of easy parking suitable for caravans and RVs near the entrance, free BBQ & toilets. So why not enjoy a picnic or BBQ as part of your visit to this interesting area run by our localLions Club The park also has accessibility friendly features including walking tracks, family swing and toilets. The best time to visit to capture the incredible wild bird life and sounds is early morning and late afternoon.