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This venue remains a hidden treasure at the end of the State Botanic Garden. A tranquil and shady setting, it features the Roe memorial which bears a bronze plate depicting one of the earliest maps of Perth.

Built in 1956 and constructed of hewn granite in hexagonal form, it was named after John Septimus Roe; who was responsible for surveying and apportioning the land in Perth.

This gently sloping site offers tranquil, shady grassed areas with spectacular views and the stunning Place of Reflection. Due to the unique nature of this venue, special conditions apply.

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Suited to
Memorial services, community groups, weddings, film and photography
Capacity
100 people (with additional space in Marlee Pavilion)
Parking
Roe Carpark, Forrest Drive
Access
Easily accessed from Roe Carpark with hard-surfaced pathways
Services
Perth Explorer Bus stop nearby
Toilets
Short walk to toilets at carpark
Power
Available
Shelter
Available
Seating
Limited bench seating throughout the area
Refreshments
Approximately 1 km to Fraser Avenue precinct or 2 km to May Drive Parkland
Barbecues
Not available
Booking times
Available 9.00 am - 6.00 pm daily
Bookings
Special conditions apply. Two areas of use provided in one booking (Marlee Pavilion and Roe Gardens).
Fees and charges are detailed in the Place of Reflection application form, available to download below or from Kings Park Administration. Please complete the application form and refer to Make a Booking section for further information.
pdfPlace of Reflection application pack1.01 MB
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Tags: Function type: Weddings,Community groups,Memorial services,Film and photography
Park precinct area: WA Botanic Garden
Venue capacity: 150 - 200
Venue amenities: Easy access, Shade

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