The shady, open lawn on the eastern side of Saw Avenue is ideal for most activities and easy to access. Planted in 1920, the avenue of palms creates a formal streetscape leading into Kings Park from Subiaco.
Species featured on the avenue include Canary Island palm (Phoenix canariensis), Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera); Senegal Date palm (Phoenix reclinata) and Cotton Palm (Washingtonia filifera).
Nature-based play facilities are available across the road at Variety Place. At the northern end of this venue near Thomas Road is the Subiaco Lodge, built in 1903 as a caretaker's cottage. At the southern end across May Drive is the Tobruk Memorial which honours the 'Rats of Tobruk' who defended Tobruk during the siege by German and Italian armies in 1941.
- Suited to
- Weddings, film and photography, social and family functions, community groups, corporate functions, memorial services, sporting events, fitness training
- Over 250; specific conditions apply to medium-sized events (functions over 250 people)
- May Drive or Saw Avenue
- Easily accessed via May Drive or Saw Avenue
- Short walk across the road to Kulbardi toilets
- Not available
- Scattered benches and tables; not to be used as fitness equipment
- Approximately 750 m to May Drive Parkland or 2 km to Fraser Avenue precinct
- Available across the road to all park users; cannot be reserved as part of your booking
- Booking times
- Available 9.00 am - 6.00 pm daily; alternative hours may apply to sporting events and fitness groups upon request
- Please contact the Bookings Officer
- Saw Avenue Picnic Area