Bookings are essential for all excursions to Kings Park and Botanic Gardens and Bold Park, including self-guided programs, free play in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park and events.  

Bookings are also required for all informal visits by groups (including picnics and playtime) to ensure your safety in an emergency.  

Please note during school term-time group visits to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park must be in conjunction with a Kings Park Education and Learning program booking.    

We recommend making your booking at least one month in advance, due to the popularity of our programs.  


How to book

    1. Choose your program and preferred date.

    2. Email your enquiry to the Kings Park Education Booking Officer.

    3. Please read all important information below and complete the applicable booking request form:  

      pdfSchool visit to the Park Booking form1.56 MB
      pdfPrimary Program Booking form2.02 MB
      pdfSecondary Program Booking form1.92 MB
      pdfProfessional Learning Booking form2.4 MB

      Bookings for 2023 will open 31 January 2023.

    4. The Education Bookings Officer will respond to your request via email.  

    5. Check your confirmation email to ensure your booking details are correct. All changes must be requested in writing.  

    6. Attend a self-guided Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park site visit before the excursion if required.  

    7.  Download a copy of the following:

      pdfKings Park Excursion Management Plan690.24 KB
      pdfBold Park Excursion Management Plan590.03 KB
      pdfBotanic Gardens and Parks Authority Certificate of Currency114.48 KB
      pdfKings Park Education Map and Guidelines Brochure4 MB
      pdfCOVID-19 Safety Plan1.21 MB
    8. Bring enough adults to ensure student safety. The minimum adult to student ratio for excursions to Kings Park Education and Learning programs and Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park are:  

      Kindergarten 1:4
      PP - Year 2 1:5
      Year 3-6 1:6
      Year 7-8 1:10
      Year 9-10 1:15
      Year 11-12 1:30

    9. Know your bus drop-off point and ensure your bus driver is clear about this location. Refer to the Kings Park Education map to plan your visit. 

    10. Arrive early at your Kings Park destination (at least 20 minutes before your program is due to start). Please note, your program will be cut short if you are late. Please ensure you leave enough time for students to use the toilets or have recess or lunch prior to the lesson commencing. 

    11. Provide students and adult helpers with advice on what to wear and bring and where to park if travelling separately. Consider asking students to wear their sports uniforms, closed-in shoes and sunhats, and be sure to bring sunscreen, wet weather gear, insect repellent, water bottles and a first aid kit. 

    12. Learning resources are available online.

    13. Arrange prompt payment as per the invoice.

Kings Park Education and Learning Fee Structure


Program  Fee per student  Minimum
Primary School Programs (Kindergarten to Year 6)  $10 $150
Primary School Event (Noongar Boodja, Race Around the Park & Science Week)  $12 $180
Secondary Education Programs (Year 7 to Year 12)  $12 $180
Day Camp for Primary Schools (Year 3 to Year 6)  $18 $240
Professional Learning Workshops (adult)
  4 hours



  • All prices include GST
  • Minimum booking fees apply
  • Teachers and supervising adults are free of charge
  • Payment can be made via electronic funds transfer (EFT) or credit card
  •  You will receive a tax invoice for the number of students booked to attend within one week of your excursion.  Please pay the tax invoice within 1 month of your excursion.  
  • You will receive an email confirming your booking once we have received and processed this completed form. 
  • Kings Park Education and Learning reserves the right to cancel a booking at any time.  

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