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.

In 2016, artists Paul Johnson and Gail Mason were commissioned to create a stunning new entry sculpture, 'Symbiotica', for the Western Australian Botanic Garden. Photo: D. Blumer.There are two walks to enjoy through the Western Australian Botanic Garden. The Short Walk is 20 minutes one way, or 40 minutes return. If you have more time, the Long Walk (1 hour and 20 minutes return) is a fantastic way to cover the entire area, including the Lotterywest Federation Walkway, Pioneer Women's Memorial fountain and Water Garden.

The Botanic Garden Discovery Walk brochure contains descriptions of the plants, statues and sculptures. It can be downloaded from the brochures section or obtained from the Visitor Information Centre on Fraser Avenue.

Flower thefts

We’re calling for help from the people of Perth to catch thieves stealing large quantities of flowers and foliage from Kings Park.

Aboriginal Art Gallery closure

The Aboriginal Art Gallery in Kings Park will close on 30 June 2019 after 23 years of service to clients, Aboriginal artists and the community.

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Wildflower photography competition

The Kings Park Festival 'Flowers in Focus' photography competition is now open to amateur photographers in Western Australia.

National Reconciliation Week

Kings Park and Botanic Garden (Kaarta Koomba) is pleased to mark National Reconciliation Week with the launch of two new Aboriginal cultural tour operators who have commenced activities in the park.

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