Walks and Tours

Free guided walks in Kings ParkKings Park and Botanic Garden offers a range of walks and commercial tours to appeal to visitors of all interests and abilities.

Free guided walks in Kings Park are led by Kings Park Volunteer Guides. They depart daily from Fraser Avenue, outside Aspects of Kings Park. The walks run every day throughout the year, except Christmas Day. Additional walks are available during the annual Kings Park Festival in September.

Self-guided walks are also available for visitors to experience the park's walking trails at their own leisure. Brochures are available from the Visitor Information Centre.

You can also take a guided walk with an Aboriginal guide on an Indigenous Heritage Tour to learn about the local Aboriginal people, their stories and their relationship with Kings Park.

For those with limited time, the City Sightseeing Bus runs tours through Kings Park and Botanic Garden, stopping at key areas within the park.

Cycling is also a great way to tour the park with bike racks provided at various locations. Bike hire is not available within the park, however we recommend visitors contact Tourism WA regarding hire options. 

 

Free guided walks led by Kings Park Volunteer Guides. Photo: C. Sprogoe.

Free guided walks in Kings Park and Botanic Garden are led by the Kings Park Volunteer Guides. They depart daily from Fraser Avenue, outside Aspects of Kings Park.

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Perth City Sightseeing Bus tours through Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

City Sightseeing Perth operates a hop on/hop off Kings Park that features Fraser Avenue, Roe Gardens and Synergy Parklands. The Kings Park Tour can be purchased individually or as part of a larger tour that covers the sights of Perth.

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Learn about Aboriginal tools and bush food on an Indigenous Heritage Tour.

Join your Aboriginal Guide in the magical surroundings of Kings Park and Botanic Garden where you will discover unique West Australian plants useful for bush food and medicine.

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Queen Victoria statue. Photo: D. Blumer.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden has more memorials, statues and honour avenues than any other park in Australia. The Self-Guided Memorials Walk is 1.7 km in length and takes approximately one hour to walk, with suitable access for wheelchairs and prams.

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Botanic Garden entry statement. Photo: D. Blumer.

One of the most impressive areas of Kings Park is the 17 hectare Western Australian Botanic Garden. Over 3,000 species of flowering plants have been cultivated in garden beds that represent various geographical regions.

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Lotterywest Federation Walkway glass bridge

Walk among the treetops and enjoy spectacular views of the city skyline on the Lotterywest Federation Walkway. The journey extends 620 metres through the Western Australian Botanic Garden and includes a spectacular elevated 52 metre glass and steel arched bridge suspended among a canopy of tall eucalypts.

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DNA Tower. Photo: D. Blumer.

The DNA Tower derives its name from the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) double-helix molecule, which is found in all cells and control the development of life.

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Law Walk. Photo: J. Mansell-Fletcher.

Law Walk is Kings Park's premier urban bushland trail. It is a 2.5 km loop walk that provides visitors with scenic views of the Swan River and a unique insight into biodiversity along the Mount Eliza escarpment.

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Bushland Nature Trail mia mia entry. Photo: D. Blumer.

The Bushland Nature Trail walk offers a unique encounter with Western Australia's famous wildflowers, trees and birdlife in their natural environment.

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Kokoda Track Memorial Walk. Photo: D. Blumer.

The Kokoda Track Memorial Walk is a tribute to the bravery of Australian troops who fought through atrocious conditions and against vastly superior numbers in the Papua New Guinea campaign of July 1942 - January 1943.

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Indigenous didgeridoo player. Photo: M. Griffiths.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is home to a diverse range of flora and landscapes, all of which were understood and used for survival by the native Aboriginal people of the South-West, the Nyoongar people. The Boodja Gnarning Walk captures some of this knowledge and explores Nyoongar use of the land.

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