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The Western Australian Botanic Garden Tour

Be delighted with this guided walk through the spectacular WA Botanic Garden.

Experience the panoramic views from the Lotterywest Federation Walkway and discover the fascinating stories behind the iconic landmarks of Kings Park – its people, plants and animals.  

This guided-walk can be tailored to suit the needs of students from a focus on history, geography, art, conservation or tourism.

'The highlight for the students was learning about biodiversity in Perth.' - Year 12 Teacher

Outcomes

By the end of this program students will:

  • Identify key features of native species that enable them to survive in our harsh environment
  • Have increased knowledge of some of the interrelationships between plants and animals and how they rely on each other for survival.
  • Identify the importance of maintaining biodiversity
  • Identify and name some of the plants that Aboriginal people used for food, medicine, tools and shelter
  • Recognise ways in which they can help to conserve native habitats.

Location: Pioneer Women's Memorial Precinct

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

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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.

Flower thefts

We’re calling for help from the people of Perth to catch thieves stealing large quantities of flowers and foliage from Kings Park.

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A feast for the senses

The 2019 Kings Park Festival is here with 30,000 of Western Australia’s famous wildflowers in full bloom across the park and a month-long program of over 100 events and activities.

New volunteer HQ opens

Rain and wind did not dampen the spirits of guests celebrating the opening of Kings Park’s first purpose-built volunteer facility in Kings Park on Friday 30 August.

100 years of honour

Saturday, 3 August 2019, marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of the State’s first Honour Avenue on May Drive on 3 August 1919.

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