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
  • Free, self-guided, nature-based activities available all day in Rio Tino Naturescape Kings Park
  • 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.

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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.


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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