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.

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Administration car park closure

There will be limited access to the BGPA Administration building and the Kings Park Education and Learning building from Wednesday 15 June 2022 for approximately 8 weeks, due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

Water Corporation works

The Water Corporation is replacing approximately 700 metres of ageing water pipes between Mount Eliza Reservoir and Bellevue Terrace in Kings Park.

Bold Park disruption

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

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Floral clock debuts artistic new look

The much-loved Kings Park Floral Clock has debuted a whole new look with a modern floral makeover from an exciting artist.

Fire Ecology Burn

Researchers and bushland staff at Kings Park successfully carried out a scientific research burn in a section of Kings Park bushland earlier this month. 

New innovative AR experience launched at Kings Park

A new locally developed augmented reality experience has been launched at Kings Park in time for families to enjoy during these school holidays.

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