We want you to enjoy your excursion to Kings Park. Please plan your visit carefully to make sure everything runs smoothly. Bookings are essential for all school excursions to Kings Park. If you need any help or advice, please contact the Education Bookings Officer.

Whole day excursion

Make a day of it. An excursion to Kings Park Education offers great value for money. In addition to a curriculum-linked, guided program for each class, students can take part in a self-guided program, facilitated self-guided activities and/or spend time exploring Kings Park and Botanic Garden at no extra cost. 

There is so much to see and do in Kings Park and Botanic Garden! You may be interested in our sample itineraries to assist in planning your day.

Booking confirmation

Once you have made a school booking, you will receive an email confirming your excursion details. Please check the details carefully and contact us immediately if there are any discrepancies.

Excursion Management Plan

Please download and refer to the Excursion Management Plan and Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority Certificate of Currency to assist with your planning.

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Safe supervision

Close supervision of students is essential. Kings Park and Botanic Garden staff are not responsible for the supervision or behaviour of your students. Please bring enough adults to ensure student safety.

Minimum adults to student ratios for excursions to Kings Park are:

PP - Year 2
Year 3-6
Year 7-8
Year 9-10
Year 11-12

Arrival time

Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your program start time and ensure you leave enough time for students to use the toilets prior to the lesson commencing. Late arrivals will cause your program to be cut short.

Know your drop-off zone

Check the map provided as there are several drop-off and meeting points in Kings Park. Knowing your allocated drop-off zone before you arrive will take the stress out of your excursion. Please ensure the bus driver is aware of both the correct drop-off zone and the bus parking area in Wardong Buspark.

Refer to the Kings Park Education map to plan your visit.

Be prepared

  • Suitable outdoor clothing/equipment: sports uniform, sun hats, sunscreen and closed-in shoes, insect repellent, water bottles, first-aid kit, picnic rugs.
  • Lunches: There are no cafes or bins in the Western Australian Botanic Garden. Please bring a waste-free lunch or suitable containers to take waste home. Pack your lunches in a covered container to deter birds or other wildlife.
  • Wet weather gear: Applicable to the weather conditions.

Public transport

Save money and help the environment on your next excursion to Kings Park. For more information on using public transport for your excursion contact the Transperth Education Team on phone (+61 8) 9326 3970, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the 'Get on Board' website.

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Visitor reminder

All cyclists and motorists are required to abide by the Road Traffic Code 2000 and must adhere to signage and directions by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority.

Naturescape closed 2017

Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be closed from Wednesday 1 February for the Stage 2 development during 2017.

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Congratulations Batonbearers!

We are delighted to share the news that Dr Tony Scalzo, a dedicated Kings Park volunteer, has been announced as a Batonbearer for the Kings Park section of the upcoming Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) during the 100 day countdown to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).

Master Gardeners turn 20!

Kings Park and Botanic Garden warmly congratulate and thank the Kings Park Volunteer Master Gardeners as they celebrate their 20th anniversary in October 2017.

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