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Enjoy a winning start to spring!

Win great prizes from Seashells 4.5 star self-contained beachside apartments, Aspects of Kings Park and Perth's best family attractions including Scitech, Captain Cook Cruises, The Bell Tower, Perth Mint and Rockingham Wild Encounters in the Kings Park Festival competitions!

Be part of our exciting competitions throughout September right here on our website and also through Facebook and Instagram.

50 Stories in 50 words in 50 days

50 stories in 50 days competition

Can you help us gather 50 stories in 50 words in 50 days? Write to us about your memories of Kings Park. From marriage proposals, weddings, reunions and stolen first kisses to bush walks with friends, first-visit impressions, school ball limousines and even moments of sadness. The best stories will be published each week in September on the Kings Park and Botanic Garden Facebook page, capturing the love that people from all walks of life have for our special park.

Email us with your story in 50 words or less to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 5.00 pm on 20 October 2015. You can send us up to two images with your entry. Please note your entry may be published online and your details will be retained for our social history project.

There will be weekly prizes and an accommodation prize from Seashells for the overall winner.

Subscribe and win

Subscribe to the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority's 'Love our Parks' email newsletter for your chance to win a fantastic prize! You can subscribe online or drop your details into an entry box located at key festival events and the Visitor Information Centre.

The winner will be drawn at random at 4.00 pm Tuesday 22 September 2015 and notified via the contact details provided during subscription. If you're already subscribed to the newsletter, you will be automatically entered into the draw.

Follow us and win

Follow our gallery shop Aspects of Kings Park on Instagram and you could win a gorgeous Aspects prize pack of designer goodies to celebrate spring! Follow @aspectsofkingspark by 4.00 pm Tuesday 22 September 2015 for your chance to win.

The winner will be drawn at random and announced on Instagram on Tuesday 22 September 2015. If you're already following Aspects on Instagram you will be automatically entered in the draw.

Prize details

Seashells accommodation packageSeashells Hospitality Group logo

Win one of two 2-night escapes to Seashells 4.5 star beachside apartments in your choice of Yallingup, Mandurah, Scarborough or Broome, staying in a spacious one-bedroom apartment. Win one of these accommodation prizes by entering '50 Stories in 50 Words in 50 Days' or our 'Subscribe and Win' competition.

  • Seashells Yallingup overlooks the sprawling heritage listed gardens surrounding Caves House Hotel. This tranquil 4.5 hectare estate boasts huge gum trees, expansive rolling lawns and a rose terrace, while a beautiful shaded path at the bottom of the garden leads you all the way to stunning Yallingup Beach.
  • Seashells Mandurah is poised on the beach at Comet Bay, adjacent to the Mandurah Ocean Marina. The resort boasts a stunning heated pool and spa which overlooks the Indian Ocean. Located just 45 minutes from Perth, it provides a perfect mini-escape with minimal travelling time.
  • Seashells Scarborough is perched on Western Australia's Sunset Coast, Seashells Scarborough is located only a short drive from Perth city, Fremantle and Hillary's Boat Harbour. Directly overlooking Scarborough Beach, each apartment features a balcony with incredible ocean views. Beachfront cafes, restaurants, bars and shopping are all located within walking distance.
  • Seashells Broome is set amongst lush tropical gardens, once part of Lord Allister McAlpine's Pearl Coast Zoo. Towering trees and palms create a wonderful sense of seclusion on this expansive property, which also features a free form swimming pool and spa just moments from the beach.

Each Seashells apartment is spacious, self-contained and modern with fully functional kitchen, washer/dryer, lounge, indoor and outdoor dining space, creating a home away from home. For more information, visit the Seashells website.

Glamorous Gardening PackAspects of Kings Park logo

We have a glamorous gardening pack to give away that is perfect for spring! The prize includes a pair of gorgeous gardening gloves, a gardener's pamper pack, an Australian Native Plants Book, a luxe copper trowel, a selection of native seeds and Kings Park magnetic bookmarks.

For more information, visit the Aspects of Kings Park website.

Family Passes for Perth Attractions

A fantastic selection of family passes is up for grabs! Open to people who enter '50 Stories in 50 Words in 50 Days', these family passes have been generously provided by Perth's best family attractions:

Terms and Conditions

2015 Kings Park Festival competition terms and conditions

  1. Employees of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) and their immediate family members are not eligible to win.
  2. Entry to the '50 stories in 50 words in 50 days' competition is open to Australian residents who submit an entry via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. of 100 words or less by 5.00 pm (AWST) on Tuesday, 20 October 2015.
  3. Entry to the 'Subscribe and win' competition is open to Australian residents who subscribe to the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority 'Love Our Parks' e-newsletter either online or via the entry boxes located at key Festival events by 4.00 pm (AWST), 22 September 2015. Winners will be contacted via email on 22 September 2015.
  4. Entry to the 'Follow us and win' Aspects Instagram competition is open to Australian residents who are followers of @aspectsofkingspark by 4.00 pm (AWST) Tuesday 22 September 2015.
  5. Winners of the 'Subscribe and win' and 'Follow us and win' competitions will be drawn at random.
  6. The judges' decision will be final for the '50 Stories in 50 Words in 50 Days' competition and no further correspondence will be entered into.
  7. The BGPA shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever suffered (including, but not limited to, indirect or consequential loss) or personal injury suffered or sustained in connection with either participation or with any prizes offered.
  8. The winner is responsible for all other expenses incurred during travel to and from the prize location.
  9. If the winner is under 18 years of age, the prize must be claimed by their parent or legal guardian.
  10. Winners will be notified using the contact details provided during the entry process.
  11. If the prize winner fails to make direct contact with the BGPA to claim their prize within 72 hours, then they forfeit their claim and the BGPA reserves the right to draw another winner.
  12. Competition winners agree to have their names published by BGPA and may be contacted at a later date.
  13. All competition entries, including text and photos, may be freely used by the BGPA for promotional purposes without formal acknowledgement to the owner.
  14. The BGPA reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions and if we do so, we will publish the amended version on this website prior to the close of the competitions.

Seashells accommodation prize - additional terms and conditions

  1. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash or any other form of compensation
  2. The Prizes are not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  3. There are two prizes, one for the 'Subscribe and win' competition and one for '50 Stories in 50 Words in 50 Days' competition.
  4. The prize is the winner's choice of two nights' accommodation in a one-bedroom apartment at either Seashells Yallingup OR Seashells Broome, OR Seashells Mandurah, OR Seashells Scarborough, valid until 30 September 2016 excluding WA school, public holidays, special events and Saturday nights.
  5. The winner is responsible for all other expenses incurred during travel to and from the prize location and anything of a personal nature during their stay.
  6. The accommodation booking is subject to availability. Accommodation bookings must be made directly to your chosen Seashells location, quoting the voucher number.

Aspects Glamorous Gardening Pack - additional terms and conditions

  1. Prize pack is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash or any other form of compensation.
  2. The prize is not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.

Family Perth attraction passes - additional terms and conditions

  1. Prizes are not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash or any other form of compensation
  2. The prizes are not to be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  3. The family passes prize pool comprises vouchers from Scitech, Captain Cook Cruises, The Bell Tower, Perth Mint and Rockingham Wild Encounters.
  4. Each family pass is valid for a limited number of people.
  5. Each winner will only receive one of the family passes.
  6. Prizes are delegated at random and winners do not have a choice of which family pass they receive.