Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park is a place for children to connect with nature. It is an environmental learning and discovery facility with important conditions of entry.
9.00 am - 4.00 pm
Tuesday to Sunday
Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park is closed every Monday (including public holidays), the entire month of February, Christmas Day (25 December) and Australia Day (26 January).
The site will also be closed on days when a very high fire danger rating or above is forecast. Notices are provided on this website where ever possible regarding closures and service interruptions.
During very busy times of the year, such as school holidays and spring/summer weekends, visitation often reaches site capacity early in the day. When maximum capacity is reached, Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be temporarily closed to further entry. Visitors should be prepared to either queue for entry or come back later. Please be courteous to other visitors during this time or take the opportunity to enjoy other attractions in Kings Park and Botanic Garden.
General public and school entry
The main entrance is located on May Drive in Kings Park and Botanic Garden. School bus parking is available at Wardong Bus Park, adjacent to Naturescape entrance. Refer to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park map.
Bookings are essential for all visits by schools and other groups. During the school term, school groups can only book time in Naturescape in conjunction with a Kings Park Education program. Please contact the Education Bookings Officer to make a booking.
Most of this area is accessible by wheelchairs and prams. There is a set-down area at the entrance and toilet facilities that are suitable for people with disabilities.
For first aid assistance, please locate a Nature Activity Officer or a Naturescaper volunteer on site.
Plan your visit
We encourage you to come prepared for your visit, please refer to our recommended list of what to bring.
Conditions of entry apply to all visitors.