Frequently Asked Questions

Who or what is WAHS?

The West Australian Herpetological Society or WAHS for short is a not for profit. Who were formed to promote a greater interest in the study and conservation of reptiles and amphibians and their habitats.

  • To provide a representative body for engaging constructively with the Department of Parks and Wildlife or a like statutory body.
  • To provide a forum for fellow herpetologists to meet and share information and experiences.
  • To encourage and promote responsible husbandry techniques for those maintaining reptiles and amphibians in captivity.
  • To encourage the distribution of information on the captive or natural history of reptiles and amphibians.
  • To promote an increased awareness of herpetology in members of the general public.

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How do I get there?

Follow the instruction in the Travel section.

Can I bring my children?

Yes the expo will be family orientated and we encourage you to bring the whole family.

Can I bring my pets?

Sadly not, there will be lots of display animals that we don’t want upset by passing animals. Reptiles can not be moved from you home unless you are selling them or taking them for veterinary treatment.

Can I sell my reptiles at the Expo?

Yes but you must register under the WAHS table and there is a small transfers fee of $10 for members and $15 for non members per animal. Please email for a registration form.

Do I have to pay for parking?

Everyone who brings a car must pay a $5 fee to park at the showgrounds.

How much is entry?

$5 for children, $15 for Adults and $30 for a family (2 adults and 2 children).

Will there be food?

Yes, there will be food vendors at the showgrounds to purchase near the camel rides.

Can I buy Animals at the Expo?

Yes there will be a huge range of animals for sale at the Expo but you MUST bring your license with you. Photocopies or images on your phone will not be accepted.