The May Drive Parkland (formerly Synergy Parkland) is a recreation area for the entire family, on the western side of Kings Park and easily accessed via Saw Avenue or Poole Avenue. The playground is particularly suitable for children over six years with a 75-m long elevated walkway, island fort, large-scale replicas of extinct Australian mega fauna and an interactive water misting forest.

Zamia Cafe offers wonderful food, coffee and service in a unique setting in the May Drive Parkland, surrounded by the Backyard Botanicals demonstration garden. The Bovell Kiosk is also on site and opens during busy times for visitor convenience.

Manicured lawns and free electric barbecues make it an ideal picnic venue and evening outdoor cinema provides a popular attraction during summer. A number of hire venues are available for group bookings.

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Anzac Day access

Access to Kings Park will be significantly restricted due to Anzac Day services on Sunday 25 April, 2021.

Kings Park access disruption

Part of the Western Path between Monash Avenue and Aberdare Road will be closed from Monday, 8 February 2021 due to construction works on The Kids’ Bridge, pedestrian detours will be in place.

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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.

Students celebrate Noongar culture

Four hundred students and teachers flocked to Kings Park and Botanic Garden last week for the first Noongar Boodja Six Seasons mini festival for 2021.

Mindfulness in Kings Park

The Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority is pleased to welcome a new experience provider to Kings Park, Mindful in Nature.

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