Discovering flora in the bushlandBold Park's proximity to educational and research institutions, and the diversity of biota within the park, encourages considerable use for environmental education and research purposes.

Extensive flora, fauna and fungal surveys have been carried out by leading universities, the WA Museum, the Department of Conservation and Environment, CSIRO, the Department of Defence, Cambridge Coastcare and the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority.

Bold Park is generally recognised as providing a representation of the original biota of the Swan Coastal Plain. For this reason, many interest groups, such as the Wildflower Society of Western Australia and Birds Australia, conduct activities in the area. Primary and secondary schools also frequently use Bold Park for educational purposes.

Please be aware that Bold Park is a fragile environment. All organised groups are to make a booking in advance.

Access disruptions

Road closures will take place in Kings Park and Bold Park on Sunday 26 August 2018 due to the Chevron City to Surf for Activ run event.

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Boorna Waanginy returns

Kings Park is delighted to welcome 'Boorna Waanginy: The Trees Speak' back in February 2019. The landmark event, which launched the 2017 Perth Festival in February last year, captivated 110,000 people over three magical nights.

Kings Park's Artist in Residence

It’s been a delight to have local painter Rowena Keall Walsh as our Artist in Residence in 2018.

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