Kings Park and Botanic Garden’s beautiful gardens, parkland, playgrounds and free barbecues make it a popular venue for families and friends to celebrate special occasions.

Family reunion.The Find Your Venue search tool helps you select an ideal venue from a number of heritage pavilions, rotundas and gazebos, or shaded grassed areas that are suitable for social and family functions. Prior to booking a venue, event organisers are encouraged to visit the venue personally to ensure it is suitable and refer to the Terms and Conditions.

Please note specific conditions for Social and Family functions:

  • Families or social groups under 25 people who do not wish to secure a venue or electricity and are self-catered are not required to make a booking. All weddings, corporate or community group functions, memorial services, fitness training and sporting events require a booking.
  • Fees apply for gatherings over 50 people or any gathering where a venue is required or if an external provider is engaged (including event or picnic stylists).

Fees and charges are detailed in the Social, Family and Community Group Functions application pack, available to download below or from Kings Park Administration in printed form. Please complete the application form within the pack and refer to Make a Booking to proceed with your venue booking.

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You may also be interested in the use of film and photography, games and activities and catering in Kings Park and Botanic Garden. Special conditions apply.

Please contact the Bookings Officer for further information and assistance.


Nature Play Birthday Party.

Escape to Nature Birthday Parties

Celebrate with an Escape to Nature Birthday Party in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park. Climb the python, build a cubby, wade in the waterhole, paddle in Paperbark Creek and wander the wetland, all in the beautiful natural surrounding bushland. The Escape to Nature Party package is for a maximum of 25 children.

Your Escape to Nature Birthday Party includes:

  • Hire of Illyarrie Shelter in the heart of Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park - 2 hours
  • Welcome activity and Bush '101' talk
  • Optional nature-based activity at 10.30 am or 2.00 pm facilitated by Nature Activity Officer
  • 2 Trestle tables - limited seating available at Illyarrie Shelter (BYO fold-up chairs are permitted)
  • Digital invitations with your choice of bushland character - details in your confirmation email
  • Signage and colourful banner at Illyarrie Shelter
  • Free play in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park
  • Birthday Party tableware available for hire at an additional fee.

For full details and to book an Escape to Nature Party use the button below.

Book now via Rezdy


The wellbeing of our visitors, volunteers and staff is our number one priority during the current COVID-19 situation. We are closely monitoring and responding to Government health advice and putting extra measures in place to protect our staff, volunteers and visitors.

Bold Park disruption

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

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.

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Poolgarla Family Area launched

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) is proud to announce the launch of Poolgarla Family Area, formerly known as Lotterywest Family Area.

'For People & Plants' Special Issue

Stories of ecosystem restoration success are showcased in the latest Special Issue of the Friends of Kings Park magazine 'For People & Plants'.

Kings Park Festival 2021

The countdown is on to the biggest celebration of wildflowers in WA - Kings Park Festival! Running throughout September, the Festival will celebrate the amazing flora of Western Australia blossoming across the State and the thousands of wildflowers in full bloom in Kings Park and Bold Park.

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