When you visit the Botanic Garden and Kings Park, you’ll be amazed by the diverse and beautiful plant life of Western Australia. These attractions are dedicated to plant conservation and offer a unique experience. Situated on Mt Eliza, Kings Park is home to two-thirds of the park, which encompasses the Botanic Garden. Spanning 17 hectares, this breathtaking garden showcases protected bushland and highlights the exceptional species of the State’s unique flora.

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Cannon in kings park and Swan River in the background

Botanical Garden

Kings Park and the botanical garden visitors are treated to breathtaking views of the Swan and Canning Rivers, the city skyline, and the Darling Ranges to the east. In addition to the stunning scenery, there are plenty of activities to enjoy. You can explore the bushland walk trails, wander through the well-maintained gardens and parklands, and let children discover and play in specially designed areas. To make your visit even more convenient, there’s a Visitor Information Centre, free daily guided walks, the Aspects of Kings Park gallery shop, and various cafes. Getting to the park is also easy, as it is well connected by public transport.

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A view of twin river from Botanical Gardens inn kings park, Perth

Species of Flora in Botanical Garden

Since its opening in 1965, the collection has grown to 3000 out of WA’s 12000 species of native flora. Most importantly, it is a beautiful place to visit at any time of the year, with majestic living collections for all to appreciate.

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off season wild flower in Botanical Garden, Perth

The Botanic Garden contains a vibrant cultural inheritance – from old Nyoongar history to present-day through public art, memorials, trails, and displays. There are always plants and flowers in the gardens; however, the most display of flowers occurs in late winter and spring, which is the high annual wildflowers season.

The entrance to the botanical garden is free most importantly its open 24 hours a day. It is a popular venue for family picnics, live concerts, education programs, and festivals, attracting visitors from all wakes of life.

The Giant Boab

The 750 years old Giant Boab tree called ‘Gija Jumulu’ is one of the main attractions of the botanical garden. In 2008 the 36 tonnes huge tree made a 3200 km long journey from Warmun in WA’s Kimberley region to Kings Park in Perth. The Indigenous Gija people of the East Kimberley gifted this giant tree to the people of Western Australia. 

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Boab tree in King’s Park, Perth – Western Australia

Visit Conservation Garden

The Conservation Garden is about 4600 square meters area within the botanical garden where approximately 400 different species are preserved. 

Water Garden

The area inside the botanical garden where you will feel like being a remote wilderness. For a moment you will forget that you just step away from Perth city center.

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Water garden in Parth’s Botanical Garden

Tree-Top Walk

Famous Tree-Top walk-trail, 40m height from forest ground. 

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Famous Tree-Top walk-trail in botanical garden

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Hasan Mahmud

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