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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.

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.

COVID-19

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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