Due to a Total Fire Ban in Perth today, Naturescape is closed and access to bushland paths in Kings Park and Bold Park may be affected.

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Snugglepot and Cuddlepie - A Kings Park Adventure program cover

Snugglepot and Cuddlepie - A Kings Park Adventure: Explore science through classic Australian literature.

2016 was the 100th anniversary of May Gibb's Gumnut Babies and 2018 was the 100th anniversary of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. May Gibb's childhood years in Western Australia are widely credited as giving her inspiration to later create her famous stories and characters.

Join Snugglepot, Cuddlepie and Little Ragged Blossom as they go on an adventure in search of their missing bush treasures. May Gibb’s classic characters and artworks are re-worked in original tale that ingrates English and Science outcomes. Students are immersed in the story and natural environment through role-play, sensory activities and craft.

'Very entertaining! Great way to teach the structure of narratives. Kids were captivated by the costumes and loved the scavenger hunt.' - Year 1 Teacher

Bookings are essential and fees apply. Program fee includes one copy of the 'Snugglepot and Cuddlepie - a Kings Park adventure' storybook.

Location: Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park

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Visitor reminder

Under BGPA Regulations, an infringement may be issued if the driver of a vehicle does not remain within Kings Park's boundaries.

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Recycling trash to treasure

From the creative to the innovative, Kings Park and Botanic Garden is proud to showcase some of our best initiatives during National Recycling Week 2019.

2018-19 annual report now available

Excellent results in research, conservation and visitor experiences have been recorded in the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority’s 2018-19 annual report, which is now available online.

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