It’s time to hop on two wheels and discover the cycling trails of Kings Park! 

It’s time to hop on two wheels and discover the cycling trails of Kings Park! Photo: J. Thomas.October is WA Bike Month, our State’s annual celebration of bike riding and its benefits to physical and mental wellbeing.

Taking a leisurely ride is a great way to appreciate the breadth of Kings Park’s extensive bushland.  

There are many designated shared paths and roads to take advantage of on your journey. The hard surface shared paths in Kings Park bushland to explore include the Western Path, Zamia Path, Goanna Path, Boomerang Path, Speargrass Path and Prionotes Path. 

Bike racks are located in multiple locations around Kings Park and Botanic Garden.

Don’t have your own bike? Spinway WA provides automated bike hire in Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Visitors can use a credit card to hire a standard size (adult) bicycle, with adjustable seat height and a helmet from an eight-bike kiosk located in the Wadjuk Carpark, opposite the Number 935 Transperth bus stop. 

Alternatively, GoGo Active Tours offers guided cycling tours including 'The Matilda Bay and Kings Park loop' which covers 16 km of beautiful riverfront and parkland landscapes.

Please adhere to Kings Park cycling guidelines when riding in the park.

Cycling events in the park this month

  • 12 October 2021: Fit Fun Fast Femmes in the Park, hosted by 4Five+ Athlete Collective.
    An introduction to bike riding in beautiful Kings Park, especially welcoming to women aged 45+ (but not exclusive), catering for skill levels from beginner through novice to rusty riders. Groups based on ability will be led & mentored by experienced female cyclists, including a qualified Triathlon Australia coach. Book online.
  • 15 & 28 October, 11 November: Handlebars & Horticulture - Bike Tour to Kings Park, hosted by GoGo Active Tours.
    The tour starts on the South Perth foreshore, heads over the Narrows Bridge, around the Swan River and into the incredible Matilda Bay parkland situated next to the University of WA. Then continue on into Kings Park and ride through the bushland and cultivated sections, stopping at the iconic Zamia Café for an all-inclusive coffee, tea, or soft drink. Here you will go on a short, guided walk about the area known as the Backyard Botanicals Garden. Book online.

Check back for more events throughout the month! 


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