Walks and Tours
Free guided walks in Kings Park are led by Kings Park Volunteer Guides. They depart daily from Fraser Avenue, outside Aspects of Kings Park. The walks run every day throughout the year, except Christmas Day. Additional walks are available during the annual Kings Park Festival in September.
For those with limited time, the Perth Explorer Bus runs tours through Kings Park and Botanic Garden, stopping at key areas within the park.
Cycling is also a great way to tour the park with bike racks provided at various locations.
Free guided walks in Kings Park and Botanic Garden are led by the Kings Park Volunteer Guides. They depart daily from Fraser Avenue, outside Aspects of Kings Park.
The Perth Explorer (previously City Sightseeing) operates a hop on/hop off bus in Kings Park that features Fraser Avenue, Roe Gardens and May Drive Parklands.
Walk among the treetops and enjoy spectacular views of the city skyline on the Lotterywest Federation Walkway. The journey extends 620 metres through the Western Australian Botanic Garden over an arched bridge suspended among a canopy of tall eucalypts.
One of the most impressive areas of Kings Park is the 17 hectare Western Australian Botanic Garden. Over 3,000 species of flowering plants have been cultivated in garden beds that represent various geographical regions.
Kings Park and Botanic Garden has more memorials, statues and honour avenues than any other park in Australia. The Self-Guided Memorials Walk is 1.7 km in length and takes approximately one hour to walk, with suitable access for wheelchairs and prams.
Law Walk is Kings Park's premier urban bushland trail. It is a 2.5 km loop walk that provides visitors with scenic views of the Swan River and a unique insight into biodiversity along the Mount Eliza escarpment.
Kings Park and Botanic Garden is home to a diverse range of flora and landscapes, all of which were understood and used for survival by the native Aboriginal people of the South-West, the Nyoongar people. The Boodja Gnarning Walk captures some of this knowledge and explores Nyoongar use of the land.
The DNA Tower derives its name from the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) double-helix molecule, which is found in all cells and control the development of life.
The Bushland Nature Trail walk offers a unique encounter with Western Australia's famous wildflowers, trees and birdlife in their natural environment.
The Kokoda Track Memorial Walk is a tribute to the bravery of Australian troops who fought through atrocious conditions and against vastly superior numbers in the Papua New Guinea campaign of July 1942 - January 1943.