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.

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

Walks depart daily at 10.00 am, 12.00 pm and 2.00 pm throughout the year, except Christmas Day.

A number of topics are available, which are detailed below. The Heart of Kings Park is a three-hour bushland walk, held on Friday's between July and October. Bookings are required through the Bookings Officer 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 'Kings Park Free Guided Walks brochure' and events calendar.

Treasures of the Botanic Garden

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

Stories of People and Plants

Stories of Kings Park from early times – memorials, monuments and exotic trees provide focus for our memories.
Available: November - August
Duration: 1.5 hours
Access: Suitable for wheelchairs

Water Views and Wilderness

Enjoy glorious views of the Swan River and Mt Eliza escarpment. Explore the unique flora of Roe Gardens and Kings Park Bushland.
Available: July - October
Duration: 2 hours
Access: Moderate degree of difficulty. Enclosed footwear, sunscreen, hat and water needed.

Bushland and Wildflowers

Discover spring wildflowers along the Nature Trail where you may encounter encounter ‘milkmaids and postmen, pixies and fairies, donkeys and spiders’.
Available: August - October
Duration: 1.5 hours
Access: Suitable for wheelchairs

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'.

Concert traffic interruptions

Road and carpark closures will occur in Kings Park and Botanic Garden from February to April 2018 due to concert events.

Australia Day 2018

Road closures and service interruptions will occur in Kings Park and Bold Park from Friday 26 January to Saturday 27 January, 2018.

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Segway Tours in Kings Park

The Hon Stephen Dawson, Minister for Environment together with the Hon Paul Papalia, Minister for Tourism, have announced that Segway Tours WA will commence in Kings Park and Botanic Garden in early 2018.

2017 Top Ten Hits

More visitors than ever flocked to Kings Park and Bold Park this year – visiting for all kinds of reasons - from a concert, a memorial service or a community event to a bushwalk, a jog or a stroll through the Western Australian Botanic Garden. Here are our top ten hits of 2017.

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