Timings : All Day
Time Required : 2.5 - 4 hours
Entry Fee : No Entry Fee
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Kings Park is a massive city garden dotted with war memorials, overlooking the Swan River. Covering an area of about 990 acres, Kings Park in Perth is among the largest inner city parks in the world. Apart from the large variety of native Australian flora and many birds that call it home, it also houses the State War Memorial and other important sights in Perth, making it Western Australia’s most visited tourist destination.
A favourite among the locals and a must for tourists, the Kings Park is one of Perth's top attractions. Kings Park is known for surreal views as the beautiful park is found sprawling across Mount Eliza. Overlooking the Swan and also the Canning River, the park offers some spectacular views of Perth Water, the CBD and the city’s skyline, and the Darling Ranges. What's more is that the Kings Park is also home to the Western Australia Botanic Garden, displaying over 3,000 species of unique flora of the region. These gardens are world-renowned for beauty, design, diversity and scientific research. Come September is an exciting time to be at the park, as it is the time of the Kings Park Festival, Australia’s largest wildflower show and exhibition. Apart from witnessing the flora and fauna of the territory, you can enjoy some Aboriginal art and culture at the Aboriginal Art Gallery, go on one of the many guided walks to have the best experience of Kings Park, pay your respects at the State War Memorial, dedicated to fallen soldiers of Western Australia or head up to the vantage points to have an unforgettable view of the city of Perth. Equipped with a playground for kids as well, Kings Park proves to be the perfect destination for all ages who visit Perth.