Operating Hours

Days: Tuesday to Sunday

February 2022: closed

1 March 2022 - 8 April 2022: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm

9 April 2022 – 24 April 2022: 9.00 am - 5.30 pm (school holidays)

26 April 2022 - 23 September 2022: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm (including school holidays)

24 September 2022 - 9 October 2022: 9.00 am - 5.30 pm (school holidays)

10 October 2022 - 27 November 2022: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

28 November 2022 - 24 December 2022: 8.30 am - 12.30 pm

25 December 2022 - 31 January 2023: CLOSED

  

Closures

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park is closed when a very high fire danger (or above) or severe weather warning is forecast and all of February. You can review WA Fire Danger Ratings for Lower West Coast region for a week ahead to help you plan your visit.

We are also closed every Monday (including public holidays), Good Friday, Easter Sunday, ANZAC Day (25 April), Christmas Day (25 December), Boxing Day (26 December), New Year’s Day (1 January) and Australia Day (26 January).

Notices are provided on this website where ever possible regarding closures and service interruptions.

 

Group Bookings and Vacation Care

Organised groups of 10 or more including community and vacation/childcare groups must book to come to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park. Free group bookings are available during school holidays and on weekends only, subject to availability.  Unbooked groups may not be granted entry at busy times. 

Please complete the booking form and return to the Education Bookings Officer on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Bookings are free and help to ensure you get the most out of your visit to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park. Booked groups will be allocated a shelter on arrival and recieve a welcome and bush 101 safety talk from the Naturescaper on duty. 

Bookings are available in two (2) hour blocks at either 10.00 am or 12.30 pm. 

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park is closed on days when a very high fire danger rating or above is forecast or in the event of a severe weather warning. Please regularly visit our notices section for current information that may impact your visit.

Ratios: 

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park strongly recomends the following minimum ratios for group bookings. 

  • 3 -4 Year old: 1 adult to 5 children 
  • 5 –8 Year old: 1 adult to 6 children 
  • 9–12 Year old: 1 adult to 8 children 

 

Naturescape Induction: 

All group visits to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park require at least one supervisor to attend an essential site induction before the excursion to complete a site risk assessment. Book your induction through Eventbrite.

 

School Holiday Programs:

More information on School Holiday Programs and how to book can be found here.

 

Conditions of Entry

Your health and hygiene is your personal responsibility. We encourage you to be COVID-safe and follow these guidelines:

  • Do not enter Naturescape or other playgrounds if you are unwell.
  • Please limit your visit to one hour.
  • Remember to adhere to social distancing rules and remain 1.5 metres apart from other people.
  • Wash your hands regularly and practice good hygiene. Toilets are available in Naturescape and in other playground areas around Kings Park. Hand sanitiser will be available if you forget to bring yours.
  • Download the COVIDsafe app.

 

Please follow these simple rules to keep everyone happy and safe:

Adult supervision is essential

Adult supervision is essential here

Challenging environments and natural hazards are present. There are tall climbing structures, open water, large rocks and other features that are intentionally designed to challenge young visitors. Make sure your child stays within their capability.
No swimming

Knee deep only

The water here is not suitable for swimming or drinking. Children in nappies must not sit in the water.
Please look after natural environment

Be gentle

This is a fragile, natural environment. Please look after it. Please don’t pick flowers, damage trees or chase animals.

Group bookings required

Group bookings

Organised groups (i.e. schools, vacation care groups) must book to come to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park. No booking = no entry. School groups are only able to visit Naturescape in conjunction with a Kings Park Education program booking.
No rubbish

What rubbish?

There are no bins here. Thank you for taking your rubbish home.
Everyone welcome

Everyone welcome

Paths and boardwalks are generally accessible for people with disabilities or mobility issues and for parents with prams. Logs and rocks are available to sit on, however there are no benches or seats. Some visitor shelters are provided.
No pets

Pets

Pets + wildlife = big trouble. Please leave your pets at home. Assistance dogs are welcome.
No throwing

Dangerous activities

Please don’t throw rocks, or throw anything from tall structures found here. Any dangerous behaviour that could hurt you or others is not allowed.
No bikes or skateboards

Bikes, scooters and balls

There are places in Kings Park perfect for these activities, but please don’t use them in here. Bike racks are provided outside the main entrance on May Drive.
No shelters and picnics

Picnics and equipment

Shade tents, big eskies, trolleys and chairs are not permitted. There are places in Kings Park perfect for picnics but not here.
No smoking

Smoking and alcohol

Smoking and alcohol are strictly prohibited. Penalties apply.
Dial 000 in emergency

Emergencies

Don’t panic. Phone 000 for fire and emergencies. Listen for instructions. Find a staff member if you need help or first aid. Naturescapers contact number is 0467 809 836 during opening hours.

Administration car park closure

There will be limited access to the BGPA Administration building and the Kings Park Education and Learning building from Wednesday 15 June 2022 for approximately 8 weeks, due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

Water Corporation works

The Water Corporation is replacing approximately 700 metres of ageing water pipes between Mount Eliza Reservoir and Bellevue Terrace in Kings Park.

Bold Park disruption

Banksia Carpark in Bold Park is currently closed to the public due to stormwater damage.

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Fire Ecology Burn

Researchers and bushland staff at Kings Park successfully carried out a scientific research burn in a section of Kings Park bushland earlier this month. 

New innovative AR experience launched at Kings Park

A new locally developed augmented reality experience has been launched at Kings Park in time for families to enjoy during these school holidays.

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