We would like your feedback on the operation of e-scooters within Kings Park.
If you have visited Kings Park recently, it is likely you have seen (or tried!) the latest mode of transportation – e-scooters.
E-scooters are growing in popularity world-wide as a convenient and more environmentally friendly option to traverse and experience popular locations. As the Perth population grows, and roads and car parks become busier, Kings Park has moved to modern solutions to support our community to continue to access and enjoy the Park.
Exploring Kings Park on an E-scooter
The safety of e-scooter riders and Park visitors is of top priority.
Kings Park has paths traversing near natural bushland and riders must be aware of their surroundings such as fallen debris, loose sand, and wildlife.
Any e-scooter rider in the park is required to:
- Use only paths permitting cyclists and follow 10 km/h speed limits
- 25 km/h on permitted roads
- Be over the age of 16
- Wear helmets
- Be respectful of pedestrians and other path users
- Be aware of your surroundings
The use of e-scooters is governed by WA’s Road Traffic Code and riders not following the rules can face fines from WA Police.
If you have immediate concerns regarding particular e-scooter riders in the park, we encourage you to contact our Park Management Officers on 0418 923 973.
Shared e-scooters in Kings Park
Shared e-rideables are now available to hire within Kings Park. Consistent with the City of Perth trial, the share scheme in Kings Park will use e-scooter providers Bird and Neuron Mobility (Australia) and the same safety rules, parking arrangements and speed limits apply. The shared e-scooters are available to hire from several locations throughout the Park.
E-scooters under the shared scheme are geofenced, with e-scooters restricted from use within zones such as the WA Botanic Garden, busy Parkland areas and Bushland. Geofencing is also in place to limit the speeds of riders within Kings Park. Bird and Neuron are responsible for all aspects of their operations and any issues can be reported directly through their apps, 24 hours a day.
We would like your feedback on the operation of e-scooters within Kings Park. Have your say in our survey before Friday, 30 June 2023.