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 pack866.16 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.

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Media film and photography

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

Forrest Carpark Closure

On Monday 3 October Forrest Carpark and some surrounding paths will be closed for works from 6:30am until 3pm.

BCC building access

There will be limited access to the Biodiversity Conservation Centre building from Thursday 1 September 2022, 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.

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New Bold Park Management Plan

The Bold Park Management Plan 2022 - 2027 has been published by BGPA after a period of extensive public consultation

Ready, aim, restore! A new approach to define and achieve restoration targets

A team of researchers from Kings Park Science in Biodiversity and Conservation Science, the University of Western Australia (UWA) and Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain, have led the development of an approach for ecosystem restoration which connects scientific research, restoration policy, and on-the-ground action.

BGPA secures European plant breeding rights

Kings Park-bred waxflower (Chamelaucium) varieties bred by Kings Park have had plant breeding rights secured in the European market for the next 20 years.

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