PLANNING YOUR VISIT
Transport Options to Kings Park
Please note that parking close to the trail is limited and we would recommend the use of public transport. If you do choose to drive, to avoid disappointment please ensure you allow lots of time to find a parking spot (which can often be some distance from the entry).
Please be aware Forrest Drive and Lovekin Drive will be closed for all vehicle access during Lightscape.
Located just 1.5km from Perth CBD, Kings Park and Botanic Garden is readily accessible by public transport.
There are several bus routes that offer routes to Kings Park and Botanic Garden including:
- Transperth bus route 935 travels from St Georges Terrace right into the heart of the Park at the Fraser Avenue Precinct, offering free travel from the city.
- The Blue CAT bus travels between Perth bus port and Kings Park, via Perth Station and Elizabeth Quay Bus Station.
- The Purple CAT Bus travels between Elizabeth Quay Bus Station and QEII Medical Centre and UWA via Kings Park and Thomas Street.
The closest bus stop to Lightscape is along Wadjuk Way, just outside Wadjuk Carpark.
An express shuttle bus will be available to and from Perth Busport on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Forrest Drive and Lovekin Drive will be closed for all vehicle access during Lightscape.
Limited parking, including ACROD parking, will be available in Wadjuk Carpark, Jorang and Poolgarla carparks.
A valid ACROD parking permit will need to be displayed on your vehicle.
We want you to enjoy your visit, so take care of your valuables and do not leave them unattended in your vehicle.
No parking zones
Please adhere to all parking signs for the safety and convenience of all park visitors and do not park on the lawns, over kerbs, in garden beds or on footpaths. Verge parking is permitted along Drives unless otherwise stated by signage or line marking.
Vehicles are not permitted to leave the road or parking areas, stop or park in ‘No Parking’ or ‘No Stopping’ zones.
Free parking is available nearby in West Perth after 6pm.
A set-down zone is located in Wadjuk Carpark.
For your convenience, bike racks are located in multiple locations around Kings Park and Botanic Garden including:
- Wadjuk Carpark
- Forrest Carpark
- Outside Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park on May Drive
It is recommended that you secure your bicycle with an anti-theft lock and take your valuables with you.
E-Scooters operated by Bird Rides Australia and Neuron Mobility (Australia). Designated areas of the park will be able to access the roads within the designated area and are identified using the operators app.
E-scooter locations in West Perth include the following:
- Ventnor Ave
- Outram Street
- Colin Street
- Havelock Street
- Kings Park Road
E-Scooter locations in Kings Park:
- Fraser Circle
- Wardong Buspark
Riders will not be permitted beyond the designated area including the WA Botanic Garden or bushland areas. For e-scooter usage rules see the City of Perth website.