Offering incomparable views of Perth City, the Swan River and unique urban bushland settings, Kings Park and Botanic Garden is an ideal setting for your film or photographic shoot.

Wildflower photography in Kings ParkFilm and photography conditions

Help us preserve our beautiful parklands and respect our terms and conditions and regulations throughout your visit. In particular, please note that:

  • Part 5: Section 28 of the Botanic Gardens and Parks Regulations 1999 states; A person must not, without permission, take still or motion pictures on the designated land by photographic or electronic means for: a) The purpose of public display, broadcast or transmission; or b) Use in the promotion or sale of goods or services.'
  • Filming or photography in the State War Memorial precinct requires written permission from RSLWA. Ex-service organisations should contact RSLWA directly on (+61 8) 9287 3799 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and ensure a copy of their written permission accompanies the application form. RSLWA approval for all other organisations will be sought by the Bookings Officer during the bookings process.
  • Wedding filming or photography is not permitted on the Lotterywest Federation Walkway at any time.
  • Our bushland is sensitive, please remain on pathways and grassed areas at all times.
  • Students (school, TAFE or University) must make a booking for all shoots but are not required to pay a fee.
  • Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority must be acknowledged in all credits.
  • Proof of your approved booking (including written confirmation and receipt) is required throughout your visit.
  • If you are contracting a photographer, it is the booking organiser's responsibility to ensure they are aware of the terms and conditions and regulations.

Commercial film and photography

To make an application for a commercial shoot, please download the following application pack and submit a completed form to the Bookings Officer.

pdfCommercial Filming and Photography application pack 129.92 KB

Wedding film and photography

All wedding bookings in Kings Park and Botanic Garden include permission for wedding photography (free of charge).

If you are not having your wedding ceremony in Kings Park and wish to have photos in the park, please download the following application pack and submit a completed form to the Bookings Officer.

pdfWedding Photography application form 99.82 KB

Media film and photography

Media groups wishing to undertake film and photography should refer to the media section.

Limited access to Naturescape creek

A section of Paperbark Creek in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park is currently closed until Tuesday 20 November. This is a precautionary measure following regular water quality test results.

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Snapshot of our busy year

The 2017-18 annual report has landed on the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority bookshelf, recording another outstanding year and an estimated 5.7 million visitors enjoying the expansive parklands, natural bushland and WA Botanic Garden in Kings Park and Bold Park.

Students thank Fugro!

More than 1,000 primary school students, teachers and parent helpers converged on the WA Botanic Garden earlier this month for Kings Park Education’s annual Djilba Festival.

Flowers in Focus winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our Flowers in Focus photography competition during the 2018 Kings Park Festival. The winners have been announced.

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