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Kings Park and Botanic Garden

Kings Park and Botanic Garden

Kings Park and Botanic Garden

Quick facts about Kings Park and Botanic Garden

  • Name: Kings Park and Botanic Garden
  • Location: Perth, Australia
  • Type of attraction: Park/Garden
  • Opened: 1895
  • Ticket price: Free

Kings Park and Botanic Garden is large green area of more than 400 hectare overviewing Perth. The park is a diverse combination of green parks, botanic garden and natural bushlands sitting atop Mount Eliza. The grounds are maintained as native bushlands on two thirds of the territory.

The area harbors over 324 native plant species, 215 well-known indigenous fungal species and 80 bird species, providing panoramic views of the Swan River and Darling Range.

It is Western Australia’s most popular destination for tourists, with annual visits ranging to five million. Kings Park is a home to the State War Memorial, a Royal Park Tennis Club and a reservoir as well as visitor facilities.

During the month of September of each year Kings Park is the venue for Australia’s biggest wild-flower show and display: the Kings Park Festival.

The streets in the park are lined with trees with individual plaques dedicated to men and women who died in the First and Second World War.

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Interesting facts about Kings Park and Botanic Garden

  • There is a Giant Boab Tree (Gija Jumulu) in the park that was transported over 3200km from the Kimberley Region.
  • There is a Aboriginal Art Gallery showcasing beautiful artworks and exhibits by Aboriginal artists.
  • There is a Tree Top Walk of 200 m in length with glass floor, running over trees as a part of the Lotterywest Federation Walkway. 
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