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, except Christmas Day.

Free guided walks in Kings ParkGuided walks are free to the public and bookings are generally not necessary for groups less than 10 people.

The Heart of Kings Park is a three-hour bushland walk, held on Fridays between July and October. Bookings are required for this walk and close midday Thursday. 

Additional walks are available during the annual Kings Park Festival in September, some of which require booking as indicated in the events calendar.

In rare circumstances, guided walks may be cancelled such as the afternoons of extreme fire danger days. Notices will be posted to this website.

Free guided walk topics

The schedule of walks is available in the events calendar.

Guided Walk in the Park

Wander amongst Western Australia’s unique native flora and discover the diversity of plants from the Kimberley to the Great Southern.
Available: All year round
Duration: 1.5 hours

Heart of Kings Park

Tread hidden paths and discover how plants survive in this challenging environment.
Available: July - October
Duration: up to 3 hours
Access: Moderate degree of difficulty, some dirt tracks, up to 5 km. Enclosed footwear, sunscreen, hat and water needed.

Guided walks by request

Special guided walks are available for group bookings (greater than 10 people) who have particular needs, such as a convenient time or specially designed topic. Bookings must be made through the Bookings Officer one month prior to the intended walk date to ensure a Kings Park Guide will be available. Prices start at $5.00 per person. Further information, including a booking form, is available in the 'Guided Walks by Request brochure'.

COVID-19

The Premier of Western Australia has announced that some transitional restrictions will apply until 12.01 am on Saturday 8 May 2021. As the situation evolves, the BGPA will continue to provide updates and make operational changes as needed.

Bold Park access disruption

A section of the Bridle Trail in Bold Park will be closed from the 12 May to 17 May 2021 due to maintenance works.

Lotterywest Family Area visitor disruption

Ivey Watson Playground will be closed from early June to late July 2021 to facilitate the Stickybeaks Cafe and Ivey Watson Playground upgrade works.

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Stickybeaks Cafe upgrade and Ivey Watson Playground refurbishment

Stickybeaks Cafe will soon feature a revamped exterior to offer Kings Park visitors an improved al fresco dining experience.

New pavilion for Kings Park

Construction of a new pavilion and small stage at Kings Park and Botanic Garden’s Exhibition Lawn will begin next month.

Controlled fire planned for Kings Park

As part of a long-term research project, a controlled fire is planned to take place in Kings Park on one day between late April and mid May 2021.

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