Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Kings Park is one of the world's largest and most beautiful inner city parks.
It is rich in Aboriginal and European history, contemporary culture and offers innovative design, displays and services. Kings Park has an international reputation for scientific research, leading horticulture, conservation and public education.
Western Australian Botanic Garden
Kings Park is home to the spectacular Western Australian Botanic Garden, which displays over 3,000 species of the State's unique flora. Two thirds of the 400 hectare park is protected as bushland and provides a haven for native biological diversity.
Visitors can enjoy sweeping views of the Swan and Canning Rivers, the city skyline and the Darling Ranges to the east.
Bushland walk trails, immaculate gardens and parklands and a variety of children's discovery play areas can all be found in Kings Park. The Visitor Information Centre, free daily guided walks, Aspects of Kings Park gallery shop, cafes and public transport are easily accessible.
Kings Park and Botanic Garden is visited by nearly 6 million people each year.
For Western Australians and for the many interstate and international visitors, Kings Park and Botanic Garden is a place of inspiration, relaxation, recreation and wonder.
The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority manages Kings Park and Botanic Garden in accordance with the Kings Park and Botanic Garden Management Plan, to ensure the conservation of native biological diversity and cultural heritage icons, while providing for the diverse range of visitor interests.
Things to do is specifically designed to help the visitor find information on the great number of attractions in Kings Park within the major visitor zones, such as the Fraser Avenue precinct, Botanic Garden, Synergy Parkland, Saw Avenue Picnic Area and Lotterywest Family Area.
Kings Park Concerts
Live concerts are held at the Pioneer Women's Memorial.
Gate 1 (Lovekin Drive) and Gate 2 (Forrest Drive)
Limited parking (Car parks closed) - Verge parking is permitted along Drives unless otherwise stated by signage or line marking.
Getting To Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Kings Park & Botanic Garden comprises 400ha of which 267ha is bushland. The park is adjacent to the Swan River and approximately 1.5km from the central business district of Perth.
Fraser Avenue Entrance, Off Kings Park Road
Saw Avenue, (Off Thomas Street) onto May Drive
Poole Avenue, (Off Winthrop Ave), onto Lovekin Dr
Off-street parking is available along Lovekin, Forrest and May Drives.
A drop off zone is located at the entrance, corner of Forrest and Lovekin Drives.
ACROD Parking is located on Forrest Drive near the DNA tower. Access Forrest Drive via Park & Poole Avenue entrances, Crawley.
The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority actively supports Travelsmart methods of travelling. Located just 1.5km from Perth CBD, Kings Park and Botanic Garden is readily accessible by public transport. Transperth bus route 37 travels from St Georges Terrace right into the heart of the Park at the Fraser Avenue Precinct.
There are a number of public transport options depending on your starting point and individual needs. Visit the Transperth website or call 13 62 13 for more information.
❊ What's On ❊
❊ Address & Contacts ❊
⊜ Fraser Avenue West Perth Western Australia 6005 Map
✆ Telephone: (+61 8) 9480 3600
❊ Web Links ❊
➼ Kings Park and Botanic Garden
❊ Also See.. ❊
➼ Synergy Parkland
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