Kings Park and Botanic Garden welcomes nearly six million people each year and every effort is made to ensure free, convenient parking in areas as close as possible to visitor’s intended destinations in the park. There are many car parks in Kings Park and Botanic Garden, which are all freely available to park visitors.
You may like to download the parking guide for more information.
At times Kings Park is extremely busy and visitors are urged to allow adequate time to reach their destination, especially if attending a function or event. The speed restrictions of 20 kilometers per hour (kph) in children’s play areas and near the State War Memorial, and 40 kph through the rest of the park are enforced for visitor safety. During fine weekends and on special events, traffic can be very busy, so please be patient.
Please adhere to all parking signs for the safety and convenience of all park visitors and do not park on the lawns, over kerbs, in garden beds or on footpaths.
Please note: Parking in Kings Park is prohibited while the person in charge of the vehicle is not in Kings Park - Penalties apply
Visitors are not permitted to park their vehicle in Kings Park and then leave Kings Park boundaries by any other means (on foot, by bus or in another vehicle). Jacobs Ladder is not within the Kings Park boundary, it is in City of Perth land.
Parking on Fraser Ave is primarily for set down purposes. Limited 2 hour parking bays are available for people using the park. The 2 hour limit applies 8.00 am – 5.00 pm, Monday - Friday (public holidays excepted).
Parking is also available in the main car park behind Fraser's Restaurant. A 30 minute parking limit applies to the parking bays closest to Aspects of Kings Park. This limit applies during peak times 9.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday (weekend and Public Holidays excepted).
Disabled parking is available at various parkland locations - Fraser Avenue (near Fraser Circle), Main Wadjuk Carpark, Forrest Carpark, Botanic Garden Carpark, Roe Carpark, Zamia Carpark, Kulbardi Carpark, Marri Toilet Carpark and in the Lotterywest Family Area Carparks. A valid ACROD parking permit will need to be shown on your vehicle.
Minor road closures and detours take place during the Kings Park Festival (month of September) and the Summer Events season (November through to early April). If you intend to drive into the park during these times, please follow directions and parking instructions provided by signage and by Kings Park staff. Upcoming closures of roads, carparks and services are updated regularly.
- Permanent lighting exists in high profile areas of Kings Park, especially around Fraser Avenue, the Botanic Garden entry and sections of the memorial drives (May and Lovekin Drives), as these are frequently visited at night. Temporary lighting is used additionally during special events such as concerts. It is advisable to carry a torch with you if you are visiting after dark.
The Authority is required to issue infringements for breaches to the Regulations and penalties may apply. If you have received an infringement from the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, please refer to the Infringements section for more information.