Quokka Birthday Party: Your Invitation To The World’s Happiest Birthday Party On Rottnest Island

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Happy Quokka Birthday!

Just when you thought a Quokka couldn’t get any cuter, the next generation of joeys have emerged from their mother’s pouches at Rottnest Island taking the adorable-factor next level!!

In celebration of this very special annual occurrence, there’s a fun-filled program of free events, activities and special offers to enjoy, in celebration of the world’s happiest animal.

Quokka Birthday Party

The highlight of the festivities is the Quokka Birthday Party on Sunday, September 19 featuring quokka-themed party games, music, walking tours, workshops and a very special rendition of ‘Happy Birthday’. Overnight guests on the island (Saturday, September 18) can also enjoy an evening bonfire and twilight Quokka tours. 

Rottnest Island’s photogenic ambassador skyrocketed to international fame after high-profile celebrities including Roger Federer, Margot Robbie and Chris Hemsworth posted selfies with the adorable marsupials on social media. 


Native to Western Australia’s Rottnest Island, an A-Class Nature Reserve with pristine beaches, an abundance of wildlife and sunshine, it is no wonder the quokka is world-renowned as the happiest animal on earth. 

Quokka Birthday Party: Your Invitation To The World’s Happiest Birthday Party On Rottnest Island

See also: Rottnest Island Diving: A Guide To The Island’s Secret Caves & Caverns

Spring is the ideal time for families to visit Rottnest Island, to help welcome the newest generation of Quokkas and enjoy the fun-filled program of events. In addition to the very special Quokka Birthday celebrations, there are also wildlife photography workshops, an Island Treasure Hunt and discount tours to get on board with.


Getting to the island has never been easier, with free same-day travel and admission to the island for children 12 years and under during September.

To find out more about the special offers available during Spring or to RSVP to the free birthday party event, visit rottnestisland.com.

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