Wanju Wanju (welcome!)

Be immersed in the world’s oldest living culture with an authentic, personal experience of Indigenous culture in Kings Park.

The land we know today as Kings Park has been a place of great significance to its traditional custodians, the Whadjuk Noongar people, for at least 40,000 years. The Park’s traditional names include 'Kaarta Koomba', 'Kaarta Gar-up' or 'Mooro Kaarta'.

Tours and other cultural experiences are run by local Noongar people who have a strong family connection to this country and a deep understanding of their culture and knowledge of the land.

Tour times, bookings and further details are available by contacting the groups below.

Tours and experiences

Nyungar toursNyungar Tours Kings Park Yorgas Walk

Walk alongside a Noongar woman (yorga) in Kings Park as she shares her stories, knowledge about bush foods and medicines and offers hands-on seasonal activities.

Take a cultural walking tour with a traditional owner with strong family connections to this land, ancient customs and traditions.

Contact Nyungar Tours
Phone: (+61) 477 442 515
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Website: www.nyungartours.com.au

Go Cultural toursGo Cultural Aboriginal Tours & Experiences

Learn about Kaarta Gar-up, the local Noongar term for the Mt Eliza escarpment in Kings Park, and about Mt Eliza’s intriguing past and its spiritual significance to Noongar people.

The tour begins with a traditional Noongar welcome and ochre ceremony, followed by dreamtime stories and songs featuring Indigenous language.

Contact Go Cultural Aboriginal Tours and Experiences
Phone: (+61 8) 9429 8875
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Website: www.gocultural.com.au

Richard Walley (pictured) gave a talk about Australian culture at the UWA Centenary Open Day this year.Aboriginal Productions

Walking and Talking on Country for corporate and other groups seeking an authentic understanding of local Aboriginal culture.

Contact Aboriginal Productions
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Website: www.aboriginalproductions.com.au

Kids in the Kings Park Education program. Photo: J. D'Arcy.Kings Park Education

Kings Park Education offers several programs and special events focused on local Aboriginal culture for school students of all ages. All programs and events are linked to the WA school curriculum.

Contact Kings Park Education
Phone: (+61 8) 9480 3638
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Website: www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/education

Naturescape summer opening hours

In response to warming Perth summers and an increased frequency of very high fire danger days, BGPA has considered optimum visitor comfort and safety by implementing a change in summer opening hours in Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park from 29 December – 30 January 2022.

Works at Mount Eliza Reservoir

The Water Corporation will be conducting upgrade works to the Mount Eliza Reservoir inlet in Kings Park from mid-June.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden on 11 December 2021 due to a concert event.

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Summer events in the park!

With endless sunshine, fresh sea breezes and balmy evenings, summer is a sublime time of year to explore and relax in Kings Park.

Expanded Ruby Tram a boon for Kings Park visitors

Grabbing a coffee and something to eat before (or after) taking the kids to Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park has become even easier with an expansion of the free ‘hop-on, hop-off’ Ruby Subiaco Tram service in Kings Park.

Bold Park Draft Management Plan consultation

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is seeking community feedback on the Draft Bold Park Management Plan 2022 - 2027 that will guide park management over the next five years. 

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