Kids explore the Joondalup jungle at 2018 Little Feet Festival

Natalia Horuath gets up close to Gemma the Giraffe at the 2018 Little Feet Festival.
Natalia Horuath gets up close to Gemma the Giraffe at the 2018 Little Feet Festival.

THE threat of wet weather did not stop about 5000 people flocking to the grounds of ECU Joondalup on Sunday for the 2018 Little Feet Festival.

The City of Joondalup event for children aged 12 and under featured families “On Safari” with characters including stilt-walking Gemma the Giant Giraffe and Eesha the Elephant.

Stilt-walking stars Gemma the Giant Giraffe and Eesha the Elephant.

Festival-goers ventured deep into the jungle to discover animals in their natural habitats through activities, art workshops, performances and virtual reality headsets.

Checking out the virtual reality.

Those with a creative streak made safari hats, binoculars, sand art, jungle glasses, animal puppets, mosaics, badges and tropical birds, while the beat of jungle drums provided a steady soundtrack for the afternoon.

Jackson, Ted and Scarlett Bell.

The jungle maze asked visitors to find wildlife surprises along the way and the toddler zone saw the younger ones entertained.

Chelsea (2) and Isla Gray (4).

Adults could recharge their batteries with a free massage.