Due to very high fire danger conditions today, Naturescape is closed and Kings Park afternoon guided walks may be cancelled.

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Bookings are essential for all excursions to Kings Park. Whether you are here for a picnic, a play or an education program, please let us know you are coming. This will ensure your safety and enjoyment. We recommend making your booking at least one month in advance, due to the popularity of our programs.

Please note school groups are only able to visit Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park in conjunction with a Kings Park Education program booking.

Booking application

Group bookings

Organised groups including community and vacation/childcare groups must book to come to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park.

Bookings are free and help to ensure you get the most out of your visit to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park. No booking = no entry.

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School bookings

Please first confirm with the Education Bookings Officer that your preferred time and date is available, then submit the appropriate application form. Please note Term 4, 2019 is fully booked. Contact the Education Bookings Officer to be added to the waiting list.

Bookings for 2020 programs open on 29 January 2020.

pdfKings Park Education school program application form1.03 MB

pdfKings Park Education school event application form995.55 KB

pdfKings Park school visit application form759.49 KB

Fees and charges

Charges for programs will be made on a per lesson basis dependent on the number of students and program type.

School program fees

1 - 15 students
$140.00 per class*
16 - 20 students
$160.00 per class*
21 - 25 students
$180.00 per class*
26 - 30 students
$220.00 per class*
31 - 32 students
$235.00 per class*
>32 students
$8.00 per additional child
*An additional $19.95 per class applies for 'Chunyart and the Cheeky Parrot' and 'Snugglepot and Cuddlepie - a Kings Park Adventure'

Wadjuk Bidi Kaarta Koomba program fees

1 - 15 students
$276.00 per class
16 - 20 students
$276.00 per class
21 - 25 students
$276.00 per class
26 - 30 students
$336.00 per class
31 - 32 students
$360.00 per class
>32 students
$12.00 per additional child

Self-guided program resource fees

With another program
$25.00 per resource pack
Without another program
$50.00 per resource pack

School event fees

1 - 15 students
$175.00 per class
16 - 20 students
$200.00 per class
21 - 25 students
$230.00 per class
26 - 30 students
$280.00 per class
31 - 32 students
$300.00 per class
>32 students
$10.00 per additional child
School event programs in 2019 include Science of Conservation, National Science Week, Nyoongar Boodja, Djilba Festival, End of Year Big Day Out
  • All prices include GST
  • Minimum booking fee is $140.00 (*$175.00 for school events; $276.00 for Wadjuk Bidi Kaarta Kooma)
  • Fees must be paid in advance or on the day of your visit
  • Accompanying teachers / adults are free
  • Comprehensive teacher resource pack is provided on receipt of payment.

Booking confirmation

You will receive an email confirming the details of your excursion once the completed application form and payment details have been processed. Please check your confirmation carefully to ensure all details are correct. Contact us if you have not received confirmation within 2 weeks of providing the booking application.

The Teacher Resource Pack for your chosen program and payment receipt will be emailed with your confirmation.

Cancellation Policy

Kings Park Education is a popular destination for school excursions. Please take care when selecting your program and booking date as some, or all, of the fee may still apply if you chose to cancel the booking.

If you do decide to cancel the booking, please provide at least 30 days notice for the regular school programs and 60 days notice for the school events, so we can offer another group the opportunity to visit. Unless there are exceptional circumstances, if you do not provide the required notice the minimum booking fee ($140.00 per class for a regular school program, $175.00 per class for a school event and $276.00 per class for Wadjuk Bidi Kaarta Koomba) will apply. Schools that do not provide any notice of cancellation and fail to attend on the day will be charged the full booking fee.

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is an outdoor venue and programs will go ahead in most weather conditions. In cases of a Very High (or greater) Fire Danger rating or severe weather warnings, Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park may be closed to all visitors and Kings Park Education programs may be cancelled on the day of the excursion. Where possible, programs will be moved to another area of Kings Park.

If your Education program has to be cancelled by the Botanic Garden and Parks Authority on a particular date, we will contact you to reschedule your booking. A refund will be issued if the program cannot be rescheduled.

Bold Park access disruption

Vehicle access will be restricted in Bold Park from 5.30 am - 10.30 am on Sunday 24 November 2019 due to a community cycling event.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from November 2019 until February 2020 due to concert events.

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Recycling trash to treasure

From the creative to the innovative, Kings Park and Botanic Garden is proud to showcase some of our best initiatives during National Recycling Week 2019.

2018-19 annual report now available

Excellent results in research, conservation and visitor experiences have been recorded in the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority’s 2018-19 annual report, which is now available online.

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