The Paperback Creek Race program

Floating and sinking in the creek

When Slinky Skink gets into trouble in Paperbark Creek her bushland friends work together to help her out.

A Kings Park story about friendship, cooperation and science. Make observations on sinking and floating. Design, build and race boats down the creek. Finish with a scramble on the river stones.

'The whole lesson content was well presented and to the children's level. We enjoyed all of it!' - Kindergarten Teacher

Location: Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

Please refer to the Kings Park Education Cancellation Policy before booking this program.

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Kings Park access disruption

Part of the Western Path between Monash Avenue and Aberdare Road will be closed from Monday, 8 February 2021 due to construction works on The Kids’ Bridge, pedestrian detours will be in place.

DNA Tower closure

The DNA Tower in Kings Park will be closed from Monday, 8 February 2021 until mid-April 2021 due to maintenance.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden in February-March 2021 due to concert events.

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Farewell and thank you Grady and Lesley

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority (BGPA) would like to extend a sincere thank you and farewell to two of our longest serving staff members, Lesley Hammersley and Grady Brand who will retire from the Authority in December 2020.

Noongar Boodja Six Seasons is back!

Kings Park Education is excited to open bookings for our 2021 program of Noongar Boodja Six Seasons festivals, a celebration of Aboriginal culture, proudly presented by Fugro.

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