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

Bookings for 2019 Kings Park Education programs are now open.

First confirm with the Education Bookings Officer that your preferred time and date is available, then submit the appropriate application form.

pdfKings Park Education school program application form966.57 KB

pdfKings Park Education school event application form925.99 KB

pdfKings Park school visit application form759.49 KB

pdf Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park group visit application form865.69 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 $20.00 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 2018 include Science of Conservation, 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.

Law Walk closure

Kings Park visitors are advised that Law Walk will be closed from Tuesday 15 January to Wednesday 23 January 2019, due to essential maintenance.

Australia Day 2019

Road closures and service interruptions will occur in Kings Park and Bold Park from Saturday 26 January to Sunday 27 January, 2019.

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Family-friendly fun in 2019

Zippy's Kings Park Adventures is now open for 2019 bookings, so don’t miss this popular new program for little nature lovers aged three to five years!

Aboriginal tourism plans

Expressions of interest for local businesses to run new Aboriginal tourism and cultural experiences in Kings Park have now closed.

Become a Friend

Plant sales, movie nights, discounts and more – now is a great time to join the Friends of Kings Park and make a difference to the WA environment and our most beautiful park.

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