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 Wadjuk Nyoongar 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 Nyoongar 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 Nyoongar 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 Nyoongar term for the Mt Eliza escarpment in Kings Park, and about Mt Eliza’s intriguing past and its spiritual significance to Nyoongar people.

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

Contact Go Cultural
Phone: (+61) 459 419 778
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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

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from November 2019 until February 2020 due to concert events.

Kings Park access disruption

Vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian access will be restricted in Kings Park from approximately 3.30 pm – 10.30 pm on Friday 22 November 2019 due to an event at the Pioneer Women’s Memorial.

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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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