The Kings Park bushland offers unique opportunities for those wishing to take a break from the urban jungle. Take a bushland stroll, get close and personal with some macro-photography or grab a pair of binoculars and spy on the birdlife.

Bushland Nature Trail mia mia entryBushland Nature Trail

Western Australia is blessed with one of the most diverse and beautiful arrays of wildflowers in the world. The Bushland Nature Trail offers the chance to see wildflowers in their natural habitat with interesting signage along the way. If you have the time, extend your walk into the Western Australian Botanic Garden where thousands of native WA plants are on display.

Law Walk Dryandra Lookout on the Law Walk loop

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. It takes approximately 45 minutes to complete.

Kings Park Guides on a bushland walkHeart of Kings Park guided walk

Join our talented Kings Park Guides to tread hidden paths deep in the heart of Kings Park on a genuine Australian bush walk without leaving Perth City. Discover how plants survive in this challenging environment and the cultural significance of this landscape.

The Heart of Kings Park walk is free and runs every Friday between July and October. Bookings are essential.

Jen Mellor drew inspiration from the Anzac centenary when creating the oil painting 'Lest we Forget'. Photo: J. Mellor.Take it in!

One of our favourite things to do in the bushland is just stand in a quiet place and breathe in the experience. What can you see, smell and hear?

Observe the tracks of tiny insects, watch the fluttering of colourful butterflies or spy on some nesting birdlife through a pair of binoculars.

Perhaps you'd like to write a poem or paint a picture about your experience. We invite visitors to share their personal journey through the Social History project.

Geraldton Wax flowerPhotography

Kings Park bushland provides a special place to photograph nature with tall trees, stunning displays of Kangaroo Paws, delicate orchid flowers, bold fungi and fascinating interactions between plants and pollinators.

Please remember to respect the rules and stay on the paths provided to protect our precious biodiversity. Also be aware of terms and conditions relating to film and photography.

Kings Park bushlandJoin the Bushland Carers

If you'd like to be involved in caring for Kings Park's bushland, the Bushland Carers might be for you. They are a specific group of volunteers, within the Friends of Kings Park, who have a shared passion for being in the bush and getting their hands dirty. 

Volunteer positions are advertised in the Friends of Kings Park member newsletter. Potential volunteers must be Friends of Kings Park members to apply.

Naturescape summer opening hours

In response to warming Perth summers and an increased frequency of very high fire danger days, BGPA has considered optimum visitor comfort and safety by implementing a change in summer opening hours in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park from 29 December – 30 January 2022.

Works at Mount Eliza Reservoir

The Water Corporation will be conducting upgrade works to the Mount Eliza Reservoir inlet in Kings Park from mid-June.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden on 11 December 2021 due to a concert event.

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Summer events in the park!

With endless sunshine, fresh sea breezes and balmy evenings, summer is a sublime time of year to explore and relax in Kings Park.

Expanded Ruby Tram a boon for Kings Park visitors

Grabbing a coffee and something to eat before (or after) taking the kids to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park has become even easier with an expansion of the free ‘hop-on, hop-off’ Ruby Subiaco Tram service in Kings Park.

Bold Park Draft Management Plan consultation

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is seeking community feedback on the Draft Bold Park Management Plan 2022 - 2027 that will guide park management over the next five years. 

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