Wollemi Pine LawnView venue slideshow

Thought to be extinct for millions of years, the Wollemi Pine (Wollemia nobilis) was discovered growing in a deep, dark hidden valley in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales in 1994. This rare specimen gives the area its name and is fenced for protection.

Tucked away from the more crowded areas, this shaded venue overlooks the Arthur Fairall Playground. The open grassed area beckons visitors to walk up the Broadwalk Vista towards the Western Australian Botanic Garden and climb the DNA tower en route.

Suited to
Social and family functions, community groups, weddings, film and photography
Capacity
50 - 100 people
Parking
May Drive parking
Access
Approximately 350 m to venue via May Drive parking; may be unsuitable for visitors with limited mobility
Services
Perth Explorer Bus stop nearby on May Drive
Toilets
Close facilities at Bovell Kiosk
Power
Available at BBQ
Shelter
Partly-shaded
Seating
Not available
Refreshments
Available close by at Bovell Kiosk and Zamia Cafe
Barbecues
Available to all park users; cannot be reserved as part of your booking
Booking times
Available 9.00 am - 6.00 pm daily
Bookings
Please contact the Bookings Officer
Location
May Drive Parkland
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Australia Day 2022

Road closures and service interruptions will occur in Kings Park and Bold Park on Wednesday 26 January 2022.

Naturescape closed February

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be closed from Tuesday, 1 February 2022 until Tuesday, 1 March 2022.

COVID-19

The Premier of Western Australia has announced mask-wearing in public indoor venues and on public transport will be mandatory in Perth and Peel from 6.00pm Sunday 16 January.

As the COVID-19 situation in WA evolves, the BGPA will continue to provide updates and make operational changes as needed.

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New look board to help guide the future of Kings Park

Respected public sector leader Gail McGowan has been appointed Chairperson of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, which oversees the operation of Kings Park and Bold Park.

Recognising our volunteers

The support of hundreds of dedicated volunteers was celebrated this week at a Volunteer Appreciation Function at Zamia Café.

Welcome to new Kings Park Science Summer Scholars

Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is pleased to welcome the 2021-22 Kings Park Science Summer Scholars. 

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