Kings Park Education provides practical ideas for excursions and inspiration for teaching in the classroom.

Site Visits to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park

If your visit includes free play in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park in conjunction with your program, and you have not visited Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park in the past, please organise a site visit before your excursion to complete a site risk assessment. Site visits can be organised Tuesday to Sunday between 9 – 4pm. Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park inductions are free and can be booked by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kings Park Education building

Professional learning workshops

Kings Park Education provides teachers with opportunities to broaden their knowledge and be inspired with practical ideas for excursions and classroom learning. Customised professional learning sessions in the Australian Curriculum areas of E-STEM, Cultural Awareness and Wellbeing can be delivered to meet the specific needs of your school.

Cultural Perspectives in Education
Engage with Kings Park’s Aboriginal Education Officer at Kaarta Koomba to learn about Aboriginal culture. Develop your understanding of how to appropriately introduce cultural education into the classroom and discuss how to incorporate respectful practises into any learning environment. The Cultural Perspectives workshop can be tailored to your school’s professional learning outcomes. For a full day experience combine this program with Connection To Country For A Sustainable Future and enjoy the use of the Green Room for your own session.

Connection to Country for a Sustainable Future
Visit Kings Park for a guided walk through the Western Australian Botanic Garden.
Enjoy an immersive experience on this important cultural site for Noongar people and discover the unique features and adaptations of some of Western Australia’s most interesting flora. Focus on caring for country, botanical knowledge, sustainability and recognition of the continuing connection to country.

The Nature of Learning
A Kings Park look at STEM, Aboriginal Culture and Wellbeing across the curriculum. The natural environment is the ultimate resource for integrating science, sustainability, place and culture into your teaching. Be inspired to take learning outside! Join our team
of passionate educators as they share strategies to assist students connect with the environment, develop a scientific mindset and ignite curiosity.

Bookings are by request for groups of 10 people or more.

*All professional bookings are 2 hours and $24.00 per person.

Contact the Education Bookings Officer to discuss your requirements.

Naturescape summer opening hours

Summer opening hours for Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park will be taking effect from 5 November 2022.

Polyphagous Shot-Hole Borer

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is responding to the confirmed detection of an exotic beetle, the Polyphagous Shot-Hole Borer (PSHB) in the Perth metropolitan area.

BCC building access

There is currently limited access to the Biodiversity Conservation Centre building due to ongoing Water Corporation works.

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Dreaming of a Blue Christmas

The Festive Floral Spectacle celebrating our blue kangaroo paw has launched in the State Buildings!

Flowers in Focus 2022 winners

Thank you to everyone who entered our Flowers in Focus photography competition this year.

New Bold Park Management Plan

The Bold Park Management Plan 2022 - 2027 has been published by BGPA after a period of extensive public consultation

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