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Perth’s natural heartland, Kings Park and Botanic Garden sits on Mount Eliza overlooking the city and the Swan River. Here you’ll find 400 hectares of towering trees, natural bushland, ornamental lakes, grand lookouts and sculpted botanic gardens.
Kings Park offers the best view over Perth, the broad reaches of the Swan River and east to the Darling Range.
Free guided walking tours, barbecue facilities, children’s playgrounds, Aspects Gallery Shop and cafes make Kings Park and Botanic Garden a popular place for locals and travel junkies to RELAX.
Take a stroll among the treetops on the Lotterywest Federation Walkway in the Botanic Garden. This walk takes you high into the eucalypt canopy, while informative signs and many public artworks teach you about Western Australia‘s rich flora and fauna as well as Perth’s Aboriginal and European history.
Visit Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park where children can explore, climb ropes, build a cubby and get dirty. It’s a place for children to connect with nature and see what it’s like to make their own fun.
The park is also home to the State War Memorial. The Memorial is one of several scenic vantage points within the park and the starting point for the Western Australian Botanic Garden planted with about 3.000 of Western Australia’s 12.000 species of plants.
Kings Park is an excellent place to see the best of the state’s wildflowers. Its annual Kings Park Festival in September showcases a huge variety of woldflowers that are found throughout the state.
Kings Park and Botanic Garden is about a 15 minute walk from the centre of Perth.
The view of the city is great in the day. And very pretty and romantic at night! Kings Park is an absolute MUST!
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