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Quokka Tales

Delight in children’s stories about the iconic quokka.

  • Saturday & Sunday, 2 - 10 September
  • Saturday 11 am, Sunday 11 am & 2 pm
  • Free event
Join the Rottnest Island Volunteer Guides for storytelling time.

Step into a world of wonder and imagination at this storytelling event, tailor-made for young children and proudly hosted by the Rottnest Volunteer Guides.

Children will be enthralled by tales from beloved quokka-themed storybooks, including Clancy the Quokka and Old Nana Quokka. These heartwarming stories are bound to ignite their imagination and foster a love for reading.

These hour-long sessions are carefully crafted to be both educational and entertaining, providing fascinating insights into the unique habitat and characteristics of quokkas while ensuring a delightful experience for attendees of all ages.

As you listen, keep a keen eye out for these endearing creatures hopping about, adding an extra touch of wonder to your storytelling adventure.

This event is free but registration is required

Celebrate the Wonder of Nature

This event is part of the Wonder of Nature program with all-ages activities scheduled throughout September to celebrate the arrival of a new brood of quokka joeys on Wadjemup / Rottnest Island. See what else is on at

Saturday 2 September
11 am

Sunday 3 September 
11 am & 2 pm 

Saturday 9 September 
11 am & 2 pm 

Sunday 10 September
11 am

Where to find Quokka Tales

Located on the terrace lawn, just past the Visitor Centre in Thomson Bay